Preliminary Approval Granted For CVS’s 620.86 PHP Million Unpaid Wages Settlement

A California judge granted preliminary approval to CVS’s $12.75 million settlement for claims owing roughly 78,000 workers unpaid wages during off-the-clock bag checks. In June of 2013, the plaintiff’s causes of action for failure to pay wages, failure to provide accurate itemized statements of hours worked, unfair competition, and recovery of civil penalties under the […]

Tip Credit System: Are You Receiving What You Are Entitled To?

In the employment law wage and hour niche, there are few actions more risky than the tip credit system. If you are unfamiliar with the tip credit system, the general rule is that tips do not belong to employers, they are the personal property of the employee. According to the Fair Labor Standards Act, employers […]

Kohl’s Suffers Defeat in California False-Advertising Complaint

In May 2013, a federal California appeals court had re-established a false-advertising claim filed on Kohl’s Corporation. The action once to more permits a Los Angeles-area man and his attorney engage in a possible class-action claim that Kohl’s misleadingly represented products as being retailed at huge markdowns from the initial prices. In the continuing California […]