McDonald’s Pay, Overtime, and Breaks Settlement

McDonald’s Restaurants of California, Inc. and McDonald’s of Culvrl-Sepulveda are putting up $26 million to settle a labor law class action. Three employees brought suit, claiming that the company did not provide proper meal or rest breaks, did not pay overtime and minimum wages, pay all wages due to separating employees, maintain records and provide  Read more

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CVS Avoidance of Overtime Pay for Pharmacists Massachusetts Class Action

This class action alleges that CVS Pharmacy, Inc. requires pharmacists to work overtime, including attending mandatory meetings, for which they were not paid one and a half times their normal rates. Also, on an individual basis, it alleges that CVS did not provide due process to the plaintiff in this case before her termination.  Read more

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Herb Chambers Auto Dealerships Massachusetts Pay Settlement

Herbert G. Chambers, a number of Herb Chambers automobile dealerships, and other parties have agreed to put up $21 million to settle five class actions alleging that workers at the dealerships were not given proper overtime pay or premium pay for work on Sundays and holidays, as required by Massachusetts law.  Read more

A Herb Chambers Auto Dealership in Massachusetts

Food Palace Overtime and Spread of Hours FLSA and NYLL Class Action

Food Palace is a restaurant and gourmet food store in New York City located on Broadway at West 192nd Street. The complaint for this class action brings suit against the business (under its official name, M&V International Food, Inc.) and the two individuals who own and operate it, alleging that the company has violated the federal  Read more

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Instacart Employee Misclassification and Labor Law Settlement

Maplebear, Inc., which does business as Instacart, is settling a class action for just under $11 million. The complaint alleged that Instacart violated federal and California labor laws in a number of ways, by misclassifying employees as independent contractors, not reimbursing their business expenses, not paying wages and overtime, not providing meal and rest breaks,  Read more

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Hyatt Overtime and Rest and Meal Breaks California Class Action

There’s a tendency to think that large, famous companies are better about compliance with labor laws, either because they can afford it or because they have a reputation to uphold. The complaint for this class action, however, alleges that the Hyatt Corporation has violated California Labor Law in numerous ways.   Read more

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Napa Auto Parts Employment Violations California Class Action

Three defendants are being sued in this class action: AutoPartsPros, LLC, Genuine Parts Company, and Napa Auto Parts. The complaint for this class action alleges that all are responsible for the violations of the California Labor Code and Industrial Welfare Commission (IWC) Wage Orders alleged by a former employee.  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

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Uber Misclassification of Drivers and California Labor Law Class Action

A common issue in labor class actions is the misclassifications of employees as independent contractors when they are really employees. The complaint for this class action brings suit against Uber Technologies, Inc. for a number of labor violations that spring from the alleged misclassification of its drivers as independent contractors.   Read more

Georgia-Pacific Corrugated Break and Overtime Pay California Class Action

This class action is brought under California labor laws against Georgia-Pacific Corrugated, LLC. The complaint alleges that the company did not properly compensate its non-exempt workers for overtime work, missed meal breaks, and missed rest periods, among other things.  Read more

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