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Off-the-Clock and Overtime Pay at Issue in Red Light Camera Company Lawsuit

California employees are protected against off-the-clock work and must receive overtime pay for longer hours in accordance with California prevailing wage law. When violations of that law occur, companies are at risk for fines and civil litigation. A red light camera company is currently in the midst of a lawsuit involving prevailing wage violation. The ... Read More

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Donahoo Client Says Justice Done in Financial Fraud Case (Fox 11 News Video)

Christine Ramirez told Fox 11 News reporters in a video published August 31, 2016 that justice was done in a recent financial fraud case against MetLife. The Los Angeles Superior Court jury awarded almost $16 million to Ramirez in the case. Watch the video now. Attorneys Richard Donahoo of Donahoo & Associates, PC and Thomas Foley of Foley Bezek ... Read More


For Volkswagen, the Facts are Where the Rubber Will Meet the Road

In mid-September Volkswagen shocked the world by acknowledging that defeat devices were used in as many as 11 million of its diesel vehicles worldwide. These devices enabled the vehicles to deceive regulators by passing emission tests even though under regular road conditions the vehicles exceed standards for nitrogen oxide emissions by as much as 40 ... Read More


Prevailing Wage Coverage Extends to Traffic Light Camera Installation Projects

Work covered by California’s Prevailing Wage Law includes installation of traffic light cameras.   A recent article about red light light cameras highlights a prevailing wage issue that may not be commonly understood. Projects paid in full or in part with public funds require payment of prevailing wage rates, which are state-determined wage rates.  The prevailing ... Read More


Governor Brown Names Stanford Law Professor Tino Cuellar to State Supreme Court

Breaking news:   Gov. Jerry Brown has named Stanford professor Tino Cuellar to the state Supreme Court. Cuellar, a Mexican immigrant, will replace Justice Marvin Baxter who retires at the end of the year.  Brown did not fill the already vacant seat of Justice Joyce Kennard.  Cuellar is the Director of Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute for ... Read More