Resolved a case for an employee who worked double shifts at a discount retail store. The company properly paid plaintiff for one shift, complete with appropriate itemized wage statements. However, the company then created a “fake identity” for this same employee and paid him cash, without paying any overtime.
Settled a lawsuit for several employees who claimed that their meal periods were frequently interrupted with requests for work and were not paid a missed meal premium.
Settled a case for employees who were paid missed meal premiums, but not compensated at their “regular rate of pay.”
Resolved a case for a group of employees who drove their own personal vehicles for work purposes. The employees were paid a “flat” monthly reimbursement, rather than being properly reimbursed by the mile.
Settled a retaliation lawsuit under Labor Code Section 1102.5, after an employee engaged in protected activity by complaining in writing that the company was willfully misclassifying employees to avoid the payment of overtime.