Amazon.com, Amazon Fresh, LLC, AF Operations, LLP adv. Mina

This is a collective and class action that seeks to recover unpaid wages for Amazon.com warehouse workers in the state of Washington who had to undergo mandatory security clearances before their lunch breaks and before leaving the warehouse facility. Because of the security checks, employees allege that they are owed wages for the time it… Read more »

Venetian adv. Yousif

This is a collective and class action on behalf of employees who worked at The Venetian/The Palazzo as housekeepers and were required to work off the clock and without compensation during the time it took them to stock their cleaning carts prior to the beginning of their shifts, and for the time they were required… Read more »

ITS Logistics adv. Walsh

This is a collective and class action on behalf of employees who used their work computer to track their time for pay purposes. Because they were required to log in/log off/boot up their computer prior to the system registering their time for pay purposes, Plaintiff alleges she was not paid all wages due under federal… Read more »

Wahlburgers adv. Fain

This is a class action alleging Wahlburgers did not pay non-exempt hourly employees (e.g., bartenders, waitresses, cooks, dishwashers, et cetera) overtime wages for the time they worked over 8 hours in a workday and/or over 40 hours in a workweek. Settled The Court approved the Parties’ settlement agreement in February 2018.

Sitel adv. Laurin

This is a class action under Nevada law on behalf of customer service representatives at call centers in Las Vegas who had to perform activities such as logging in and out of computer systems “off the clock” and without compensation. Because employees weren’t paid for their log in/log off/boot up time they were also not… Read more »

Western Range Association adv. Castillo

This is a collective and class action on behalf of shepherds and former shepherds who worked for Defendants in California and Nevada under the H-2A (temporary nonimmigrant worker visas) program. Under the H-2A Regulations, shepherds are entitled to the wages and certain working conditions outlined in the H-2A Regulations, which became part of a contract… Read more »

Judge Grants Preliminary Approval of $4.5M Wage Deal Against Labor Ready

U.S. District Judge Dean D. Pregerson preliminarily approved a wage deal to settle wage claims against Labor Ready Southwest Inc. The case was originally filed seven years ago and alleged violations of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and California Labor laws for shorting day laborers for time spent waiting for assignments and travel time… Read more »

Las Vegas Limo Driver Files Suit for Failure to Pay Overtime

The Las Vegas Review-Journal recently ran a story on what appears to be an industry-wide practice among limo companies that are failing to pay overtime wages to Las Vegas chauffeurs/limousine drivers who work more than 40 hours per week. From the article: “Defendant simply did not pay plaintiff or any other limousine driver overtime pay when… Read more »

Las Vegas Limo adv. Botezatu

This is a class and collective action on behalf of limo drivers in Las Vegas for failure to pay drivers for all the time they were at work but not actually driving customers and who were paid on a “commission” basis. Plaintiff alleges drivers were deprived of overtime pay at 1 1/2 times their regular… Read more »

9th Circuit Says Labor Dept. Can Expand Tip Pooling Rule

On Tuesday the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that “the Department of Labor was within its rights to clarify and expand” a 2011 tip pooling rule that bars employers who do not take a tip credit from sharing tips with workers who are not “customarily and regularly” tipped. Read the Full Case File From Law360: In a… Read more »