Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik File A Class Action Lawsuit Against BCBG Max Azria, LLC For Allegedly Failing To Provide Meal Breaks To Employees

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The pending class action lawsuit claims that the company failed to pay their employees wages when due to them and additionally alleges that the company did not have in place a policy to provide their employees with regular, uninterrupted meal breaks.

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In addition, the class action complaint claims that BCBG Max Azria Group, LLC allegedly failed to provide all legally required thirty (30) minute uninterrupted meal breaks to their non-exempt employees paid on an hourly basis in California.

On October 20, 2015, a class action lawsuit was filed against BCBG Max Azria Group, LLC by the San Francisco California labor law lawyers at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug and Bhowmik. The pending class action lawsuit claims that the women's retail and accessories company regularly failed to provide their employees working in California with uninterrupted, thirty minute meal periods as required by California labor laws. The BCBG Max Azria Group, LLC pending class action lawsuit, Case No. CGC-15-548547, is currently filed in the San Francisco County Superior Court of California. A current version of the class action Complaint can be read by clicking here.

The proposed class action lawsuit also alleges that BCBG Max Azria Group, LLC required their California employees to physically show up to their assigned store in order to submit to a "call-in" shift policy that allegedly required its employees to be available to work a scheduled shift. The complaint claims that on occasion, the company would not allow their employees to work a scheduled "call-in" shift and allegedly failed to pay these employees wages for the time that these employees were required to make available for their "call-in" shifts.

In addition, the class action complaint claims that BCBG Max Azria Group, LLC allegedly failed to provide all legally required thirty (30) minute uninterrupted meal breaks to their non-exempt employees paid on an hourly basis in California. Under California law, non-exempt employees paid on an hourly basis are entitled to take a thirty minute uninterrupted off-duty meal period prior to the start of their fifth hour of work for the day.

The San Francisco labor law attorneys at the firm Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik are dedicated to representing employees of large corporations in various overtime lawsuits. Contact one of their experienced attorneys now for free California employment law advice by calling (866) 771-7099.

Blumenthal, Nordrehaug and Bhowmik is an employment law firm that dedicates its practice to helping employees fight back against unfair business practices.

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