Wage and Hour Class Action Litigation

McDonald’s Employees Sue for Alleged Failure to Pay Overtime

This month, McDonald’s employees brought a class-action lawsuit against the fast food giant and one of its franchise owners for several wage and hour violations. The employees allege that the franchise owner did not pay them for every compensable...

Wage and Hour Lawsuits Settlements on the Rise

A study published by NERA Economic Consulting last year indicates that the number of settlements and lawsuits alleging wage and hour violations has been steadily increasing for the past decade. In addition, the ABA reported that in 2009, settlements in...

California Employment Law: Are Unpaid Internships Legal in California?

With the economy still in the midst of recovery and unemployment figures at historical highs, unpaid “internships” have become more commonplace then ever. Often, workers are eager to accept an unpaid internship in hopes of getting their foot in the...