SACRAMENTO – Health care workers have filed a class action against
Eastern Plumas Health Care Foundation
over allegations that they were not paid overtime.
Perez, Lisa Taylor, Maria Marintez and Barbara Nieminen filed a
complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated on March 29 in the
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California against
Eastern Plumas Health Care Foundation Inc. alleging violation of
California labor codes.
According to the complaint, the
plaintiffs allege that they worked for more than 40 hours per workweek
without being paid any overtime compensation. The plaintiffs hold
Eastern Plumas Health Care Foundation Inc. responsible because the
defendant also allegedly failed to provide meal and rest periods to
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek
damages and restitution for unpaid overtime wages, meal and rest period
premium wages, interest, compensatory damages, interest, statutory
penalties, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just.
They are represented by Richard A. Hoyer, Ryan L. Hicks and Jennifer E.
McGuire of Hoyer & Hicks in San Francisco.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California Case number 2:17-cv-00674-JAM-EFB