Month: January 2015

California Supreme Court Reaffirms That Employees Must Be Paid For “All Hours Worked” Including Hours On-call

Jan 29, 2015

On January 8, 2015 the California Supreme Court clarified the standard for “all hours worked” in California.  In an opinion in support of California employees, the Court held that employees must be compensated for “all hours worked” at statutory minimum wage or overtime rates.  In Mendiola v. CPS Security, Inc., […]

Richard E Donahoo Super Lawyer 2015

Richard E. Donahoo Named California Super Lawyer 2015

Jan 23, 2015

January 23, 2015 (Tustin, CA) Donahoo & Associates, PC announced today that founder Richard E. Donahoo has been selected as a 2015 California Super Lawyer. The Super Lawyers rating service selects attorneys across the United States based peer nominations, evaluations and independent research. The patented process evaluates candidates on 12 […]

AutoZone worker awarded $185 million in employment discrimination case

Jan 12, 2015

An AutoZone worker was recently awarded $185 million by a San Diego jury. The jury found that the worker was demoted after becoming pregnant, and then fired after filing a lawsuit challenging the demotion. The award included $872,000 in compensatory damages and $185 million in punitive damages. AutoZone is expected […]

Wal-Mart Ordered To Pay $188 Million In Employee Class Action Suit

Jan 11, 2015

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently upheld a 2007 lower court decision against Wal-Mart in a class action case involving non-payment for missed meal and rest breaks. Workers also claimed that the company failed to pay them for all hours worked. The ruling affects about 187,000 employees working in Pennsylvania between […]

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