the company systematically altered their time records in order to avoid paying these employees for overtime hours
San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2012
On November 21, 2012, a class action lawsuit was filed by the San Diego employment attorneys against Chase Care Center, Inc. alleging the health service provider willfully failed to pay their employees all wages due to them because of an alleged time manipulation practice. Stippey, et al. vs. Chase Care Center, Inc., Case No. 37-2012-00086170-CU-OE-CTL is currently pending in the San Diego County Superior Court for the State of California.
The Chase Care Center employees alleged in the class action Complaint that the company systematically altered their time records in order to avoid paying these employees for overtime hours and missed meal breaks. As a result, the Complaint claims that these employees were systematically denied compensation for the actual number of hours worked.
One of the attorneys representing the Chase Care Center employees, Norman B. Blumenthal, stated “an employers' failure to utilize an immutable timekeeping system opens the door for time clock manipulation. This is done at the expense of the employee and it is illegal.”
If you feel your employer owes you unpaid overtime wages, contact Blumenthal, Nordrehuag & Bhowmik today at (866) 771-7099 for a free legal consultation.