Empire Today defends against putative wage and hour class action alleging violations under California Labor Code
Clients Empire Today, LLC
Jones Day represented Empire Today, LLC in a putative wage and hour class action alleging violations under the California Labor Code. The plaintiffs have alleged that Empire misclassified them and a putative class of California installers who signed subcontractor agreements as "independent contractors." Specifically, plaintiffs allege that Empire failed to pay all required overtime, failed to pay for all hours worked, failed to reimburse business expenses, coerced purchases, failed to provide accurate wage statements, failed to provide meal periods, and similar Labor Code violations.
Samaniego et al. v. Empire Today, LLC, Alameda County Superior Court, Oakland, California, Case No. RG-10549294, Complex Division (01/2011)