Blumenthal Nordrehaug and Bhowmik File A Class Action Lawsuit Against, Caremeridian, LLC For Alleged Meal and Rest Break Violations

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The class action was brought by Blumenthal Nordrehaug and Bhowmik against the specialty skilled nursing company on behalf of a California employee who alleges various California Labor Code Violations

California employment lawyers Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

California employment lawyers Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik

For more information about the class action lawsuit filed against Caremeridian, LLC please call (866) 771-7099 to speak to Nicholas J. De Blouw at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug and Bhowmik.

The Sacramento employment law lawyers at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug and Bhowmik filed a proposed class action Complaint against Caremeridian, LLC for allegedly failing to provide their California employees with the legally required thirty minute uninterrupted meal periods and allegedly failing to pay all overtime due to their California employees. The Caremeridian, LLC lawsuit, Case No. 17CECG03048 is currently pending in the Fresno County Superior Court for the State of California. A copy of the Complaint can be read by clicking here.

The lawsuit filed against Caremeridian, LLC alleges that the company as a matter of corporate policy, practice and procedure, intentionally, knowingly and systematically failed to reimburse and indemnify its employees for required business expenses incurred by by the employees in direct consequence of discharging their duties on behalf of Caremeridian.Under California Labor Code Section 2802, employers are required to indemnify employees for all expenses incurred in the course and scope of their employment.

The Complaint also alleges that the employees working in California for Defendant were not always able to take their thirty minute uninterrupted meal breaks before their fifth hour of work. 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.

Additionally, the class action lawsuit alleges when PLAINTIFF worked overtime and/or missed meal periods DEFENDANT also provided PLAINTIFF with a paystub that failed to accurately display PLAINTIFF's correct rates of overtime pay and missed meal penalties for certain pay periods in violation of Cal. Lab. Code § 226(a).

For more information about the class action lawsuit filed against Caremeridian, LLC please call (866) 771-7099 to speak to Nicholas J. De Blouw at Blumenthal, Nordrehaug and Bhowmik.

Blumenthal, Nordrehaug and Bhowmik is a California employment law firm with offices located in San Diego, Sacramento, San Francisco, Riverside and Los Angeles Counties that dedicates its practice to helping employees, fight back against unfair business practices, including violations of the California Labor Code and Fair Labor Standards Act.

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