[Go Wireless] failed to properly pay their employees overtime wages and failed to provide the legally required meal breaks.
San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 01, 2013
On July 22, 2013, the San Francisco labor lawyers at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik filed a class action Complaint against Go Wireless, Inc. (“Go Wireless”) alleging the wireless provider failed to properly pay their employees overtime wages and failed to provide the legally required meal breaks. The case entitled, Dominguez, et al. v. Go Wireless, Inc., Case No. 39-2013-00299599-CU-OE-STK, is currently pending in the San Joaquin County Superior Court for the State of California.
State law mandates that all non-exempt employees, paid on an hourly basis must be paid overtime at one-and-one-half times their regular rate of pay. Regular rate of pay, however, does not simply mean an employee's hourly rate. If a non-exempt employee, who is paid on an hourly basis receives commission wages, then the commission pay must be added to their overtime rate in order to comply with the California Labor Code.
The class action Complaint alleges that Go Wireless pays their hourly employees commission wages based on their sales for the company in addition to their hourly pay. The Complaint also alleges that Go Wireless does not factor in the commission wages when calculating their hourly employees' overtime rates. Finally, the Complaint also claims that Go Wireless "failed to provide all the legally required off-duty meal and rest breaks to the Plaintiff and the other California Class Members as required by the applicable Wage Order and Labor Code."
The California employment law firm of Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik represents many California workers in class action lawsuits against their current and/or former employers for various wage and hour violations. They have a combined 80 plus years experience in labor and employment litigation. The firm has offices in San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Contact an experienced employment attorney today for advice by clicking here or calling (866) 771-7099.