Employment class actions are among the most commonly filed complaint nationwide.  The following types of employment claims are frequently brought as class actions under California law:

  • Violations of California Labor Code §§ 510 and 1198 (Unpaid Overtime)
  • Violations of California Labor Code § 226.7 (Unpaid Rest Period Premiums aka Failure to Provide Meal and Rest Breaks)
  • Violations of California Labor Code § 204 (Wages Not Timely Paid During Employment)
  • Violations of California Labor Code §§ 201 and 202 (Wages Not Timely Paid Upon Termination)
  • Violations of California Labor Code § 226(a) (Non-Compliant Wage Statements)
  • Violations of California Labor Code §§ 2800 and 2802 (Unreimbursed Business Expenses)
  • Violations of California Labor Code §§ 1174(d) (Failure to Keep Proper Payroll Records)
  • Violations of California Labor Code § 17200 (Unfair Competition: Injunction, Disgorgement)
  • Violations of California Labor Code § 12940 (Discrimination)


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