The San Francisco Labor Lawyers at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik File a Class Action against Diebold Incorporated For Allegedly Denying Field Technicians Overtime Pay

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The lawsuit claims Diebold forced their Customer Service Engineer employees to work off the clock while driving to and from different work sites each day

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the company allegedly failed to pay their Customer Service Engineers for time spent preparing for and driving to their first job of the day, and instead insisted that the employees clock in only after they reached the work site

On October 17, 2013 the San Francisco labor lawyers at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik filed a class action complaint against Diebold, Incorporated ("Diebold") for alleged wage and hour violations. Litton, et al. vs. Diebold, Incorporated, Case No. CIV 524776 is currently pending in the San Mateo County Superior Court.

According to the class action complaint filed against Diebold, the company allegedly failed to pay their Customer Service Engineers for time spent preparing for and driving to their first job of the day, and instead insisted that the employees clock in only after they reached the work site. The suit alleges that although the Customer Service Engineers were required to log on to their computers to look up routes and work sites, load equipment into Diebold trucks and drive to the first job of the day while conducting no other personal business, Diebold allegedly refused to pay the Customer Service Engineers for this time worked, according to the class action Complaint.

The founding and managing partner of Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhomwik, Norman Blumenthal stated, “Any time an employee is under the control of their employer the employee should be paid for that work time.”

The San Francisco employment lawyers at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug Bhowmik dedicate its legal practice to helping employees fight back against violations of California labor laws. If you need to collect wages due to you from your employer, click here or call (800) 568-8020 to speak to an experienced California employment lawyer today.

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