The lawsuit alleges Ron Du Pratt Ford, Inc., violated the California Labor Code by failing to compensate their employee's for missed meal and rest breaks.
SACREMENTO, Calif., Aug. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Sacramento employment law attorneys at Blumenthal Nordrehaug Bhowmik De Blouw LLP, filed a lawsuit against Ron Du Pratt Ford, Inc., alleging the company violated Labor Code § 2699, et seq. seeking penalties for DEFENDANT's alleged violation of California Labor Code §§ 201, 202, 203, 204, 210, 226(a), 226.7, 512, 1194, 1197, 1197.1, 2802 and the applicable Wage Order. The lawsuit against Ron Du Pratt Ford, Inc., is currently pending in the Solano County Superior Court, Case No. FCS053263. To read a copy of the Complaint, please click here.
The lawsuit filed against Ron Du Pratt Ford, Inc., alleges PLAINTIFF and other AGGRIEVED EMPLOYEES were from time to time unable to take thirty (30) minute off duty meal breaks and were not fully relieved of duty for their meal periods. 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.
Additionally, the lawsuit alleges that PLAINTIFF and other AGGRIEVED EMPLOYEES as a business expense, were required by DEFENDANT to use their own personal cellular phones as a result of and in furtherance of their job duties as employees for DEFENDANT but were not reimbursed or indemnified by DEFENDANT for the cost associated with the use of their personal cellular phones for DEFENDANT's benefit. Specifically, PLAINTIFF and other AGGRIEVED EMPLOYEES were required by DEFENDANT to use their personal cell phones to for work related issues, including but not limited to, receiving and placing calls regarding the purchase of new cars.
For more information about the class action lawsuit against Ron Du Pratt Ford, Inc., call (800) 568-8020 to speak to an experienced California employment attorney today.
Blumenthal Nordrehaug Bhowmik De Blouw LLP is a labor law firm with law offices located in San Diego County, Riverside County, Los Angeles County, Sacramento County, Santa Clara County, Orange County and San Francisco County. The firm has a statewide practice of representing employees on a contingency basis for violations involving unpaid wages, overtime pay, discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination and other types of illegal workplace conduct.
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