Wage and Hour Attorneys, Zakay Law Group, APLC and JCL Law Firm, APC, File Lawsuit Against TVI, Inc., Alleging Failure to Provide Compliant Meal and Rest Periods

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The lawsuit alleges TVI, Inc. violated the California Labor Code by requiring employees to remain on-premises and on-duty during rest periods.

If you would like to know more about the TVI, Inc. lawsuit, please contact Attorney Jackland K. Hom today by calling (619) 255-9047.

The San Francisco labor law attorneys, at Zakay Law Group, APLC and JCL Law Firm, APC, filed a complaint alleging that TVI, Inc. committed multiple violations of the California Labor Code. The TVI, Inc. lawsuit, Case No. 21CV376407, is currently pending in the Santa Clara County Superior Court of the State of California. A copy of the Complaint can be read here.

The lawsuit alleges TVI, Inc. violated the Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”), which gives rise to civil penalties as a result of TVI, 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 TVI, Inc. violated the California Labor Code by failing to: (1) provide compliant meal and rest periods; (2) allow employees to take duty-free, off-the-premises rest periods; (3) pay all minimum, regular and overtime wages; (4) pay the correct rate of overtime pay; (5) provide suitable seating; (6) provide accurate itemized wage statements; (7) pay employees for time spent getting their bags checked; and (8) timely pay earned wages.

If you would like to know more about the TVI, 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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