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2014-09-17 23:00:43

The class action lawsuit seeks an unspecified amount of back overtime pay for Recruiting Managers working in California San Mateo, California (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 On September 5, 2014, the San Francisco labor lawyers at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik filed a proposed class action lawsuit against Robert Half International, Inc. for allegedly denying their employees employed in the position of a Recruiting Manager overtime wages and proper meal and rest periods. The lawsuit,...

2014-09-02 23:01:05

The class action filed by the San Diego labor lawyers at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik alleges the company violated various California Labor Code provisions by failing to pay its employees the proper amount of overtime wages San Diego, California (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 On August 28, 2014 the San Diego employment law lawyers at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik filed a lawsuit alleging that Hydro-Scape Products, Inc. failed to pay their hourly employees the correct amount of...

2014-08-28 16:29:00

81 citations, 4 work stop-orders issued as part of Operation Underground OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF), a multi-agency team of inspectors, yesterday participated in Operation Underground, a statewide enforcement action at construction worksites throughout California. Ten investigators from Cal/OSHA and the California Labor Commissioner's offices were deployed in Los Angeles, the Silicon Valley, Fresno and the Inland Empire....

2014-08-27 16:21:09

Could Be Liable for Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Drivers' Operating Expenses and Wages OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal ruled that a class of 2,300 individuals working for FedEx Ground was misclassified as independent contractors instead of employees. As a result, FedEx may owe its workforce of drivers hundreds of millions of dollars for illegally shifting to them the costs of such things as the FedEx branded trucks,...

2014-08-15 08:23:27

In a recent interview, San Francisco wage and hour lawyer Eric Grover outlined common violations committed by employers and what California employees should know. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In a recent interview, San Francisco wage and hour lawyer Eric Grover outlined common violations committed by employers and what California employees should know. San Francisco, CA - Wage and hour laws in California can be confusing for many employees to understand. When trying to...

2014-08-12 23:00:31

A lawsuit was filed against the package shipping giant by a former Pick Up & Delivery Coordinator asserting he was denied overtime pay for long work days Alameda, California (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 On July 24, 2014, the San Francisco labor law lawyers at Blumenthal Nordrehaug & Bhowmik filed a class action lawsuit against Fedex Ground Package System, Inc. alleging the company wrongfully classified their "Pick Up & Delivery Coordinators" as exempt from overtime wages....

2014-08-06 23:00:33

The class action lawsuit claims that Kmart failed to pay overtime wages to their Loss prevention Managers Fresno, California (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 The class action Complaint was filed by the San Francisco labor law lawyers at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik. The lawsuit, filed on July 17, 2014, alleges that Kmart Corporation misclassified their Loss Prevention Managers as exempt from overtime pay and as a result, failed to pay overtime wages, and failed to provide meal and rest...

2014-08-04 23:00:58

The Honorable Judge Bernal's ruling certifying a class of Claims Adjusters in order to seek back overtime pay could have large implications for employees working as Claims Adjusters in California Riverside, California (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 On July 30, 2014, the Honorable Judge Jesus G. Bernal ruled a lawsuit brought on behalf of Arthur J. Gallagher Service Company, LLC's Claims Adjusters should be able to proceed as a class action. This ruling means that all employees who worked...

2014-07-24 23:00:35

The lawsuit alleges that the solar giant illegally classified their Field Enegry Advisors as exempt from overtime wages and meal periods San Diego, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The class action lawsuit was filed by the San Diego employment law attorneys at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik. The class action, filed on July 15, 2014, alleges that Solarcity Corporation misclassified their Field Energy Advisors as exempt from overtime wages and as a result, allegedly failed to pay...

2014-07-15 16:27:03

Employees in this sector indicate high interest in near-future job changes ATLANTA, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees in the U.S. biotech and pharma industries express significant interest in accepting or seeking out a new employment offer, according to a new Randstad Pharma Engagement Study released today. The study reveals that within the next six months one-half (51%) of biotech/pharma workers are likely to seek out a job in a different company or organization, as compared to 38...


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