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WAGE AND HOUR CLASS ACTIONS

All too often, employees are short-changed for their hours worked. We are ready to make sure that our clients receive 100% of the compensation that they deserve for the hard work they put in on the job.

REPRESENTATIVE PAGA ACTIONS

When an employer forces employees to sign mandatory arbitration agreements, PAGA allows employees to protect their rights.

CONSUMER CLASS ACTIONS

Consumer class actions surface in virtually every industry and cover a wide range of products and business practices, from defective computers to complex financial instruments, and in recent years increasingly have been brought based on allegedly misleading representations contained on the labels or packaging of foods and other packaged products.

FAILURE TO PAY MINIMUM AND OVERTIME WAGES

All too often, employees are short-changed for their hours worked. We are ready to make sure that our clients receive 100% of the compensation that they deserve for the hard work they put in on the job.

FAILURE TO PROVIDE MEAL AND REST BREAKS

Under California law, employees are entitled to specific meal and rest breaks throughout their scheduled shifts. If workers are unable to take their scheduled breaks, they can be compensated for those missed rest periods.

FAILURE TO REIMBURSE BUSINESS EXPENSES

Misclassification of employment status is an unfortunate, yet common, occurrence in the workplace. Whether it is intentional or not on the part of the employer, it can lead to unfair treatment and plenty of missed wages for workers.

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PAGA Representative Actions

A wage and hour class action is a lawsuit brought by an individual or small group acting on behalf of a large group to recoup monies owed to employees by an employer, due to non-payment or underpayment of wages for your work.

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Failure to Provide Meal Breaks

Non-exempt employees must receive a thirty (30) minute lunch or meal break if they work more than five (5) hours in a day and employers may not someone for a work period of more than five hours without providing an unpaid, off-duty meal period of at least 30 minutes.

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Failure to Provide Rest Breaks

Non-exempt employees who work three and a half (3 1/2) or more hours in a day are entitled to ten (10) minutes of rest period for each four (4) hours, or a substantial fraction thereof, that they work in a day.

EMPLOYEE MISCLASSIFICATION

Misclassification of employment status is an unfortunate, yet common, occurrence in the workplace. Whether it is intentional or not on the part of the employer, it can lead to unfair treatment and plenty of missed wages for workers.

Discrimination

Unlawful discrimination occurs when an employer treats an employee differently because of his/her legally protected status including age, gender, race or ancestry, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, medical condition, family responsibility, pregnancy, marital status, political activity, and veteran status.

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Data Breach Class Actions

A data breach occurs when an unauthorized access to personal information occurs resulting in the identity theft or the increased risk of identity theft of hundreds and possibly thousands of persons private information. Such theft usually occurs because the company’s negligence in not having adequate systems in place to protect such data..

Harassment

Unlawful workplace harassment occurs when a person directs negative, inappropriate, or unwanted conduct at a coworker based on certain protected characteristic including race, disability, religion, sex, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, or pregnancy, among other reasons.⁠

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Retaliation

Unlawful retaliation occurs when an employer takes an adverse employment action against you or treats you in a discriminatory manner, because the employee engaged in a protected activity.

OTHER AREAS

Don’t see your individual issue listed here? We represent clients in all areas of employment law. Contact us today to discuss your unique case.

Let us help you get the compensation that you deserve.