The Sacramento Employment Law Attorneys at Blumenthal Nordrehaug & Bhowmik File Class Action against Lowe's gor Alleged Failure to Pay Overtime to Assistant Managers

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The Sacramento labor law lawyers claim that home improvement company Lowe's wrongfully classified their Assistant Store Managers as exempt from overtime pay.

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If you are working in California and have "manager" in your job title, you may be entitled to overtime pay

The class action lawsuit was filed by the Sacramento employment law lawyers at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik. The case, filed on January 25, 2016, alleges that Lowe's misclassified their Assistant Store Managers s as exempt from overtime pay and as a result, failed to pay overtime wages and failed to provide meal and rest breaks, as required by California law. The Lowe's Assistant Store manager class action, Case No. 34-2016-00189508 is currently pending in the Sacramento County Superior Court for the State of California. A copy of the lawsuit can be read by clicking here.

The class action complaint, alleges that the Plaintiffs, who worked as Assistant Store Managers, engaged in non-exempt tasks throughout their workday, including allegedly unlocking and monitoring gates, greeting customers, assisting customers with returning their shopping carts, handling customer service requests and complaints, taking inventory, receiving product shipments, assisting in the merchandising operations, printing out reports and providing the reports to upper management and processing merchandise returns. The Complaint further alleges that the reason the Plaintiff and other Assistant Store Managers should be paid overtime is because these employees are allegedly "managers in name only" as they spend most of their day engaging in non-exempt job tasks.

If you are working in California and have "manager" in your job title, you may be entitled to overtime pay. Contact the overtime pay attorneys at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik today for a free legal consultation. The Blumenthal attorneys dedicate their practice to helping people who have been wrongfully classified as salaried employees exempt from receiving overtime pay and other claims including violation of California labor laws.

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