This is a class action on behalf of hourly paid employees for violations of Nevada’s minimum wage and overtime wage laws.
Under Nevada law, employers who offer health benefits are entitled to pay their employees the lower tier minimum wage of $7.25 as long as the health insurance offered to the employee is less than 10% of the total gross income of the employee. Plaintiff is paid $7.25 per hour but his health insurance contributions are greater than 10% of his gross income. Plaintiff seeks payment for the wages owed, waiting time penalties, and injunctive relief.
If you work in Nevada and earn a minimum wage of $7.25 per hour but your health insurance contributions are more than 10% of your gross income, please contact Thierman Buck, LLP immediately to discuss your rights.
Update (May 2019)
The Parties have entered into a tentative settlement agreement and the Court has set a hearing for the preliminary approval of the proposed settlement on June 5, 2019. Should the Court grant preliminary approval Notice will be sent to class members instructing them how to claim their portion of the settlement or exclude themselves from the settlement.
The Court granted final approval of a Settlement on September 4, 2019.