Class Action

Off-the-clock security check when leaving work impeded breaks per plaintiffs. $6M.

Wal-Mart denies allegations of failure to pay overtime and impeding employee breaks.

  • Case Name: Hamilton et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Friday, April 12, 2019

$90 million to security guards in class action over break time. Los Angeles County.

Security company required guards to be "on duty" during rest breaks, violating Labor Code.  Award made by judge in summary judgment.

  • Case Name: Jennifer Augustus v. American Commercial Security Services
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, July 05, 2012

LA sanitation truck drivers not provided proper meal breaks. $26 million settlement.

Class action brought on behalf of sanitation truck drivers for the City of LA for failure to provide meal breaks required by Labor Code. Settlement followed bench verdict and appeal.

  • Case Name: Jose Gravina v. City of Los Angeles
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Monday, December 05, 2011
  • Thursday, 17 July 2014