A suit seeking class and collective action status to cover current and former employees of Papa John’s has been filed in federal court in California. It claims that Papa John’s violated federal, California, and New York law by failing to pay minimum wage and overtime.
The suit claims that she and her coworkers were eligible for and did receive “commissions, non-discretionary bonuses, and other forms of compensation.” She claims that Toms failed to include those amounts when calculating workers’ regular rate of pay for purposes of overtime, and, therefore, were “not adequately paid for all of the overtime they work.”
The National Football League (NFL), the National Football League Players Association, and members of the board of the Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan are being sued by a former NFL player who claims that the board breached its fiduciary duty to him in violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and seeks class action status to include other players and former players who might also have been harmed.
A Harlem-based restaurant owned by a celebrity chef, faces a class action lawsuit for overtime and notice violations as well as a claim of wrongful termination because of race. He claims he occasionally worked more than forty hours per week, but was only paid overtime for some, but not all of those weeks.
A New York City delicatessen is being sued by a long-time employee for its failure to pay overtime and keep and provide proper wage records and notices. He seeks class action status of the suit to cover his co- workers. A New York City delicatessen is being sued by a long-time employee for its failure to pay overtime and keep and provide proper wage records and notices. He seeks class action status of the suit to cover his co- workers.
A complaint seeking class action status on behalf of fulfillment center workers was filed in California state court against Amazon. It seeks damages for Amazon’s failure to pay overtime, provide meal and rest periods or compensation in lieu therof, maintain proper records, and make timely payments to terminated employees.
A Brooklyn catering hall, Riviera Caterers Inc. is being sued by one of its former employees for egregious violations of minimum wage and overtime laws. The suit seeks class action status to include other employees who claim they were paid less than $8 an hour, despite NYC minimum wage being $13.00.