Blumenthal Nordrehaug Bhowmik De Blouw LLP, Files Lawsuit Against Aldi Inc., for Allegedly Failing to Pay Overtime Wages to their California Employees

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The class action lawsuit alleges Aldi Inc., and Joint Employer AI California LLC, failed to pay their employees the correct amount of overtime wages and further alleges that the companies failed to provide meal and rest breaks 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 1-800-568-8020

The San Diego labor law attorneys at Blumenthal Nordrehaug Bhowmik De Blouw LLP, filed a class action lawsuit against Aldi Inc., and AI California LLC, alleging that the companies failed to correctly pay their employee's the correct amount of overtime compensation. Furthermore, the complaint alleges that Aldi Inc., and AI California LLC, fails to provide mandatory meal and rest breaks to their employees. The Aldi Inc., lawsuit, Case No. 37-2019-00029288-CU-OE-CTL, is currently pending in the San Diego County Superior Court for the State of California. A copy of the complaint can be accessed by clicking here.

The class action complaint alleges that Aldi Inc., failed to accurately pay PLAINTIFF and other members of the CALIFORNIA LABOR SUB-CLASS overtime wages for the time they worked which was in excess of the maximum hours permissible by law as required by Cal. Lab. Code §§ 510, 1194& 1198. Cal. Lab. Code § 510 further provides that employees in California shall not be employed more than eight (8) hours per workday and/or more than forty (40) hours per workweek unless they receive additional compensation beyond their regular wages in amounts specified by law.

According to the class action complaint, the companies non-exempt employees were also 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. The complaint alleges that the company did not provide their employees who forfeited meal breaks additional compensation.

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 1-800-568-8020.

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. If you need help in collecting unpaid overtime wages, unpaid commissions, being wrongfully terminated from work, and other employment law claims, contact one of their attorneys today.

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