Catering workers at Los Angeles airport sue for unpaid overtime

Under California law, employers must pay employees all their wages in a timely manner. This also applies to overtime pay for all hours worked. If an employer is violating the rights of…

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Female firefighter awarded $275K in gender discrimination case

A former firefighter recruit agreed to a $275,000 settlement in a lawsuit that accused the San Diego Fire Academy of gender discrimination, hostile work environment, wrongful termination and retaliation. Nicole Pappas, 32,…

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Dog walkers win $1 million in misclassification lawsuit against Wag Labs

Worker classification has been under a lot of debate following last year’s California Supreme Court decision. The court called for employers to use a stricter legal test to determine whether a worker…

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Virgin America flight attendants get $78 million in wage and hour lawsuit

All employers are legally responsible for making sure their employees are paid the wages they are owed. Unfortunately, wage and hour violations can occur at small companies and large corporations alike. A…

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Disclaimer: Macy’s class action lawsuit

Please note McCormack & Erlich is not handling this class action lawsuit. This blog post is simply reporting the case.

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California agencies aim to meet sexual harassment training deadline

All employees have the right to a workplace that is free from sexual harassment. There are numerous things employers can do to tackle sexual harassment at work, such as having a system…

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More training and safety needed for California wildfire prevention workers

California struggled with devastating wildfires in 2018. The state now faces the daunting task of figuring out how to manage its forests so that such large-scale disasters do not occur again in…

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Sephora workers seek unpaid wages over time spent on applying makeup

In 2018, the California Supreme Court ruled that Starbucks and other companies must pay employees for tasks they perform after clocking out. Now, Sephora employees in the state are seeking compensation for…

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Employees sue Blue Apron for wage and overtime violations

Meal kit delivery services have enjoyed growing popularity for their simple recipes and pre-portioned ingredients that make for easy cooking. However, while they may be making customers happy, employees of one particular…

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