The San Diego Labor Lawyers at Blumenthal Nordrehaug & Bhowmik File a Lawsuit Against Brookdale For Allegedly Failing to Pay Their Social Services Directors Overtime

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The senior living community company is being sued for alleged unpaid overtime and missed meal periods by their Social Services Directors working in the Golden State

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As a result, the lawsuit seeks an unspecified amount of back overtime wages for current and former Social Services Directors working for Brookdale or Emeritus Corporation in California.

On March 23, 2016, the San Diego employment law lawyers at Blumenthal Nordrehaug & Bhowmik filed a class action lawsuit seeking overtime wages against BKD Twenty-One Management Company, Inc. and Emeritus Corporation ("Brookdale") alleging the company misclassified their Social Services Directors and as a result allegedly failed to pay their Social Services Directors working in the Golden State overtime pay and missed meal and rest break penalties. The Brookdale Senior Living class action lawsuit, Case No. 37-2016-00009682-CU-OE-CTL is currently pending in the San Diego County Superior Court for the State of California. To read a copy of the class action Complaint click here.

The lawsuit alleges that the Social Services Directors spent most of their workday setting up meetings with families, setting up services for discharge planning with home healthcare agencies, meeting with families for tours and explanation of services and admitting residents in conformity with Brookdale's company wide policies. The complaint asserts that these are all non-exempt job tasks and the Social Services Directors should have been paid overtime wages. As a result, the lawsuit seeks an unspecified amount of back overtime wages for current and former Social Services Directors working for Brookdale or Emeritus Corporation in California.

If you are a current or former Social Services Director of Brookdale, please contact an experienced California employment law attorney today for free legal advice by clicking here.

The San Diego labor law lawyers at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik represent many employees in California in various lawsuits seeking overtime wages in California. The firm has a statewide practice with offices located in San Francisco, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Riverside and San Diego. Do not wait for your statute of limitations to run on your potential claims. Feel free to contact one of their experienced labor lawyers to collect unpaid wages by calling (866) 771-7099.

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