Blumenthal Nordrehaug Bhowmik De Blouw LLP Files Class Action Against California Protection and Investigation Services, Inc., Alleging The Company Failed To Pay Overtime

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The security services company is the target of a proposed class action Complaint filed by their California security guards who allege the company failed to provide meal and rest periods to their employees.

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If you think your company is violating the California Labor Code and would like to know if you qualify to make a claim, please contact attorney Nicholas J. De Blouw today by calling (800)-568-8020.

The Los Angeles labor law attorneys at Blumenthal Nordrehaug Bhowmik De Blouw LLP, filed a class action lawsuit against California Protection and Investigation Services, Inc., alleging that the company failed to provide mandatory meal and rest breaks to its security guard employees. The California Protection and Investigation Services, Inc., lawsuit, Case No. 19STCV14719, is currently pending in the Los Angeles County Superior Court for the State of California. A copy of the complaint can be accessed by clicking here.

According to the class action complaint's allegations, the company's security guard employees were allegedly unable to take off duty meal breaks due to their rigorous work schedules. California labor laws require an employer to provide an employee required to perform work for more than five (5) hours during a shift with, a thirty (30) minute uninterrupted meal break prior to the end of the employee's fifth (5th) hour of work and a second uninterrupted meal break when employees are required to work ten (10) hours. The complaint alleges that the company did not provide their security guard employees who forfeited meal breaks additional compensation under the law.

According to the lawsuit, California Protection and Investigation Services, Inc., allegedly failed and continues to fail to accurately calculate and pay employees for their overtime worked. The class action lawsuit further alleges, in violation of the applicable sections of the California Labor Code and the requirements of the Industrial Welfare Commission ("IWC") Wage Order, California Protection and Investigation Services, Inc., as a matter of company policy, practice and procedure, intentionally and knowingly failed to compensate its employees at the correct rate of pay for all overtime worked.

If you think your company is violating the California Labor Code and would like to know if you qualify to make a claim, please contact attorney Nicholas J. De Blouw today by calling (800)-568-8020.

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

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