SACRAMENTO – A driver has filed a class-action suit alleging that several transportation companies violated labor codes.

Dominick D. Gittens filed a complaint on March 15 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California against Roadrunner Intermodal Services LLC; Morgan Southern Inc., doing business as Morgan Southern Trucking; Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc.; Transport Enterprise Leasing LLC; and Does 1-100 alleging violation of California labor codes.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he was hired as a driver in 2014 and paid by piece rate. The plaintiff holds Roadrunner Intermodal Services LLC; Morgan Southern Inc., doing business as Morgan Southern Trucking; Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc.; Transport Enterprise Leasing LLC; and Does 1-100 responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to pay wages for rest and recovery periods and for other nondriving duties, provide all meal breaks or duty-free rest breaks, provide accurate wage statements and failed to maintain records of his hours worked.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks actual, compensatory, special, and general damages; injunctive relief; unpaid premium wages; restitution of unpaid wages; liquidated damages; statutory damages; interest; all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Robert J. Wasserman and Derek E. Konz of Mayall Hurley P.C. in Stockton.

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California Case number 2:17-cv-00564-KJM-KJN

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