The filed lawsuit alleges Torrance Health Association, Inc. violated the California Labor Code by failing to provide accurate wages, as well as required meal and rest breaks. The lawsuit additionally alleges the Fair Credit Reporting Act was violated.
LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Los Angeles labor law attorneys at Blumenthal Nordrehaug Bhowmik De Blouw LLP filed a class action lawsuit against Torrance Health Association, Inc., alleging the company failed to pay accurate wages, failed to provide required meal and rest breaks, and was, among other things, in violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The Torrance Health Association, Inc. lawsuit, Case No. 20STCV18424, 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, Torrance Health Association, Inc. failed and continues to fail to accurately calculate and pay PLAINTIFF and the other members of the CALIFORNIA CLASS for their overtime worked. DEFENDANT also failed to record and pay employees for the actual amount of time worked, meaning the time during which an employee was subject to the control of an employer. Additionally, as a result of their rigorous work schedules, PLAINTIFF and other CALIFORNIA CLASS Members were from time to time unable to take of duty meal breaks and were not fully relieved of duty for meal periods. The lawsuit also alleges DEFENDANT failed to reimburse for required business expenses incurred by PLAINTIFF. Under California Labor Code Section 2802, employers are required to indemnify employees for all expenses incurred in the course and scope of their employment.
Furthermore, the lawsuit alleges Torrance Health Association, Inc. was in violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act for failure to make proper disclosures and failure to obtain proper authorization. Allegedly, "in violation of 15 U.S.C. § 1681b(b)(2)(A)(ii) , Cal. Civ. Code § 1786.16(a)(2), and Cal. Civ. Code § 1785.20.5(a), DEFENDANT has obtained consumer reports without proper authorization because the authorization and disclosure form signed by PLAINTIFF...failed to comply with the requirements of the FRCA, ICRAA, and CCRAA."
For more information about the class action lawsuit against Torrance Health Association, Inc., or if you 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 a labor law firm with law offices located in San Diego County, Riverside County, Los Angeles County, Sacramento 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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