SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 19, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Northern California labor law attorneys, at Zakay Law Group, APLC and JCL Law Firm, APC, filed a complaint alleging that Oakwood Village, Inc. committed multiple violations of the California Labor Code. The Oakwood Village, Inc. lawsuit, Case No. S-CV-0046676, is currently pending in the Placer County Superior Court of the State of California. A copy of the Complaint can be read here.
The lawsuit alleges Oakwood Village, Inc. violated the Private Attorneys General Act ("PAGA"), which gives rise to civil penalties as a result of Oakwood Village, Inc.'s conduct. PAGA authorizes aggrieved employees to file a lawsuit to recover civil penalties on behalf of themselves, other employees, and the State of California for Labor Code violations. An "aggrieved employee" is defined as "any person who was employed by the alleged violator and against whom one or more of the alleged violations was committed." Cal. Lab. Code section 2699(c). PAGA allows aggrieved employees to become "deputized" as private attorneys general to enforce the Labor Code.
The complaint alleges Oakwood Village, Inc. violated the California Labor Code by failing to: (1) provide compliant meal and rest periods; (2) pay all minimum, regular and overtime wages; (3) reimburse for required business expenses; (4) calculate the correct overtime compensation and sick time rates; (5) provide accurate itemized wage statements; and (6) timely pay earned wages.
If you would like to know more about the Oakwood Village, Inc. lawsuit, please contact Attorney Jackland K. Hom today by calling (619) 255-9047.
Zakay Law Group, APLC and JCL Law Firm, APC are labor and employment law firms with offices located in California that dedicate their practices to fighting for employees who have been wronged by their employers due to unfair employment practices. Contact one of their attorneys today if you need help with workplace issues regarding wage and hour, wrongful termination, retaliation, discrimination, and harassment.
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Jackland K. Hom, Zakay Law Group, APLC, (619) 255-9047, [email protected]
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