the class action lawsuit alleges that the company's employees forfeited meal and rest periods without additional compensation
San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 03, 2015
The proposed class action lawsuit was filed on February 13, 2015 by the San Francisco employment law attorneys at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik. The complaint alleges that Randstad US, L.P. failed to provide their security guard employees with the legally required thirty minute uninterrupted meal periods. The Randstad US, L.P. class action lawsuit, Case No. RG15758487, is currently pending in the Alameda County Superior Court for the State of California. You can read a copy of the class action complaint here.
The Complaint claims that Randstad US, L.P. failed to provide their California Security Guards paid on an hourly basis the legally required meal and rest breaks. California law requires employers to provide their non-exempt employees paid on an hourly basis with thirty minute meal periods before the employee works five hours. The penalty for failing to provide adequate meal breaks is one hour of pay under the California Labor Code. As a result, the class action lawsuit alleges that the company's employees forfeited meal and rest periods without additional compensation.
Furthermore, the complaint alleges that Randstad US, L.P. did not reimburse their Security Guards for required business expenses incurred while discharging their job duties. The Complaint claims that during the course of their employment, Randstad US, L.P. required its employees to travel between job sites as a result of and in furtherance of their job duties but failed to reimburse these employees for the costs associated with traveling to these job sites. The California Labor Code Section 2802 requires all employers to idemnify their employees for all expenses incurred during the scope and course of their employment.
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Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik is a San Francisco employment law firm that represents employees in California who have been wrongfully terminated, denied proper overtime pay, denied payment of earned commission wages, and also employees who have been improperly denied their meal and rest breaks.