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Amazon Delivery Drivers Washington Settlement

Amzon.com, Inc., Amazon Logistics, Inc., and Jungle Trux, Inc. are paying more than $8 million to resolve an employment-law class action. The complaint claimed that the companies had not given drivers rest and meal breaks, did not pay them for all hours worked, and did not pay them properly for overtime hours, in violation of  Read more

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Express Services Overtime and Breaks California Settlement

Express Services, Inc. and Phillips & Associates, Inc. will be paying up to $10 million to settle a labor law class action, alleging they violated the California Unfair Business Practices Act and Private Attorney General Act (PAGA). The complaint alleged that the companies did not pay the proper amount in overtime wages, did not permit  Read more

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Nespresso USA Overtime and Breaks California Labor Law Class Action

Nespresso USA, Inc. runs a chain of stores that sell coffee and related items, such as coffee and espresso machines and coffee pods. It is related to Nestle USA, Inc., which is also a defendant in this case. The complaint for this class action alleges that the company violates California labor laws, denying non-exempt workers  Read more

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Aaron’s Overtime Pay and Breaks California Class Action

When a company calculates the overtime rate of pay for its employees, it must take into consideration more than just the employee’s base hourly pay. The complaint for this class action alleges that Aaron’s, Inc. does not figure in incentive pay when calculating employees’ overtime rates. It also alleges that the company does not give  Read more

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Kuehne + Nagel Time-Shaving and Labor Law Violations California Class Action

This is an all-too-common type of employment case, in which a company operating in California is accused of violating California labor law and IWC wage orders. In this class action, the complaint alleges that Kuehne + Nagel, Inc. did not pay proper wages and overtime or allow workers the required rest and meal breaks, and  Read more

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DSW Shoe Warehouse California Store Labor Law Violations Class Action

This class action brings suit under California’s labor laws against DSW Shoe Warehouse, Inc. and Designer Brands, Inc. The complaint alleges that, like all too many employers, these companies seemed indifferent to employees getting their required meal and rest breaks, pay for all hours worked, and proper overtime pay.  Read more

Interior of DSW Store

Zefco Fraudulent Accounting for Workers and IRS Class Action

It’s not unusual to see class actions taking employers to task for improper payment schemes that allow them to underpay workers. This class action takes things farther: It claims that Zefco, Inc. and its operators William and Lanette Zearley had such improper payment schemes that they led to false reporting and the underpayment of taxes  Read more

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Equinox Personal Trainers, Fitness Instructors California Labor Class Action

This California labor class action makes many familiar allegations against Equinox Holdings, Inc.: failure to pay minimum and overtime wages and failure to allow rest and meal periods, among other things. As often happens, these violations lead to others, such as failure to provide accurate wage statements, failure to pay all wages at termination, and  Read more

Equinox Fitness Club in Irvine, California

Ulta Beauty Unpaid Time, Missed Breaks, Inaccurate Pay Rates Class Action

This is not the first recent class action accusing Ulta Beauty, Inc. of violating wage and labor laws. The complaint alleges that the company did not compensate employees for all hours worked and did not permit them to take proper breaks, among other things. It brings claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), California’s  Read more

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Aldi, AI California Overtime Rate and Break Penalties California Class Action

It’s an old story: companies not paying employees proper overtime. But there are many different ways to do that. In this case, the complaint alleges (among other labor law violations) that Aldi, Inc and AI California, LLC did not take incentive pay into consideration when determining the overtime rate.  Read more

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