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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Spec Formliners sued for gender-based pay discrimination

Spec Formliners sued for gender-based pay discrimination

A concrete liner company based in Santa Ana, California, has been accused of paying a female sales representative less than a male coworker doing the same job. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity…

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California Nike employees seek overtime pay for bag checks

California Nike employees seek overtime pay for bag checks

Nike retail workers in California have filed an unpaid overtime lawsuit to recover lost wages from time spent waiting for mandatory security and bag checks. The employees brought the complaint against Nike…

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Wal-Mart truck drivers win $54 million in minimum wage lawsuit

Wal-Mart truck drivers win $54 million in minimum wage lawsuit

A federal jury awarded hundreds of Wal-Mart truck drivers in California $54 million in damages. The drivers had filed a lawsuit that accused the retail giant of failing to pay them minimum…

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Producer of ABC reality show sued for denying meal breaks

Producer of ABC reality show sued for denying meal breaks

A former production assistant filed a lawsuit alleging he and others working on ABC’s “The Bachelor” did not receive meal breaks as required by law. Connor Eckert worked as a production assistant…

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McDonald’s workers file sexual harassment complaints

Fifteen hourly workers from across the country have filed complaints against McDonald’s alleging serious incidents of sexual harassment. They claimed the fast food company’s training policies fail to protect employees from sexual…

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Historic bill gives farmworkers overtime after 8 hours of work

California farmworkers will now be granted the same overtime rights as most employees in other industries. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on September 12 that will give the state’s farmworkers overtime after…

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New law to protect janitors from workplace sexual harassment

California Gov. Jerry Brown on September 15 signed into law a bill that aims to put an end to the sexual harassment and abuse of janitors by increasing their workplace protections. Supporters…

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Hewlett Packard faces age discrimination lawsuit

Four former employees sued Hewlett Packard for age discrimination, alleging they were fired as part of a sweeping five-year restructuring effort, “to make the company younger.” The proposed class action lawsuit was…

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