Posts Tagged ‘Overtime’

Dec
2013
16

Walmart Contractor Pays $4.7M Overtime Wage Settlement, Avoids Admitting Wrongdoing

Walmart Contractor Pays $4.7M Overtime Wage Settlement, Avoids Admitting Wrongdoing
  Schneider Logistics, a contractor which runs a Walmart distribution center in Mira Loma, California, agreed to pay $4.7 million to as many as 568 workers as part of a settlement stemming from a case in the federal court system.  A judge granted preliminary approval of the settlement last week.   Schneider Logistics was accused [&hellip...
Jul
2013
16

Wage Theft Whistleblower Faces Deportation After Exposing Federally-Contracted Food Court Fiends

Wage Theft Whistleblower Faces Deportation After Exposing Federally-Contracted Food Court Fiends
  In early July, a one-day strike organized by the SEIU’s Good Jobs Nation took place at the Ronald Reagan Building to protest wage theft by employers contracted through the federal government.  Antonio Vanegas was one of the speakers that day. He had earned $6.50 an hour with no overtime working at the Quick Pita [&hellip...
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Jul
2013
5

Ms. Classification: Former Lady Gaga Assistant Suing for $380,000 of Unpaid Overtime

Ms. Classification: Former Lady Gaga Assistant Suing for $380,000 of Unpaid Overtime
  A former assistant to singer Lady Gaga is taking her former employer to court for unpaid overtime after being forced to be “on call” for 24 hours a day. Gaga paid the worker as if she was exempt from overtime due to “administrative exemptions.”  However, the guidelines for such an exemption are similar to [&hellip...
Jun
2013
17

World’s Highest Paid Celebrity Chef Apparently Can’t Afford to Pay Overtime, Give Lunch Breaks

World's Highest Paid Celebrity Chef Apparently Can't Afford to Pay Overtime, Give Lunch Breaks
  Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay is being sued for alleged labor violations at his Los Angeles restaurant, The Fat Cow. The class action lawsuit is being brought by current and former employees who say they were not compensated for overtime hours and were forced to work through meal breaks.   The four main figures in [&hellip...
May
2013
30

MA AG: M&J Painting Failed to Pay Over $2 Million in Wages, Falsified Documents to Cover It Up

  M&J Painting, Inc., an Ohio based painting company, is charged with failing to pay its workers over $2 million in wages.  While working on the $13 million Braga Bridge project in Somerset, Mass., the company falsified paperwork in an attempt to trick the Massachusetts Department of Labor into thinking they had been properly paying...