In a putative wage and hour class action against one of the firm’s well-known hotel clients, Richard Rosenberg and David Fishman obtained summary adjudication on Plaintiff’s meal / rest period penalty rate claim. Plaintiff alleged that our client was required to pay meal / rest period penalties at the “regular rate of pay” (i.e., the…

On January 26, 2017, a jury in California returned a verdict in favor of our client on a wrongful termination claim brought by one of its former employees. The case was tried by our attorneys Linda Miller Savitt and Shant Kotchounian. The lawsuit claimed that our client, a manufacturer of U.S. military hydraulic equipment, terminated…

By: Richard S. Rosenberg
From: Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt, LLP Newsletter
January 23, 2017

The San Fernando Valley Business Journal has once again turned to some of the leading employment attorneys and experts in the region to get their assessments regarding the current state of labor legislation, the new rules of hiring and firing, and the various trends that they have been observing, and in some cases, driving.

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Partner Jeffrey Fuchsman and associate Rami Yomtov were successful in persuading an Orange County Superior Court Judge to deny class certification of a wage and hour class action filed against one of the Firm’s defense contractor clients.  The case involved claims for unpaid wages, and missed first and second meal breaks.  The unpaid wages and…

Partner Jeffrey Fuchsman and associate Rami Yomtov recently concluded a favorable settlement in a consolidated wage and hour class action against one of the Firm’s well-known hotel clients.  In early 2014, the hotel was sued in three separate class actions for alleged meal and rest period violations, unpaid minimum wage and overtime, tip-pooling, and failure…

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