LOS ANGELES – A Fullerton woman has filed a class action against marketing materials producers over allegations of labor code violations.
Silvia Valdez filed a complaint on behalf of herself and all others similarly situated on March 23 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Southern Division against Harte-Hanks Direct Marketing/Fullerton Inc., Harte-Hanks Direct Inc. and Does 1-10 citing the Fair Labor Standards Act and other counts.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she was employed as a production worker. The plaintiff holds Harte-Hanks Direct Marketing/Fullerton Inc., Harte-Hanks Direct Inc. and Does 1-10 responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to provide adequate meal and rest periods and failed to pay adequate overtime wages.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensatory damages, interest, statutory penalties, restitution, general damages, unpaid overtime wages, liquidated damages, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. She is represented by James R. Hawkins and Gregory Mauro of James Hawkins APLC in Irvine.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Southern Division Case number 8:17-cv-00525-DOC-KES