Former Pitman Farms chicken processor alleges she was not given proper meal breaks

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 11, 2018

FRESNO – A woman formerly employed as a chicken processor alleges she was not provided proper meal breaks during her employment.

Veronica Duran, an individual, on her own behalf and on behalf of all others similarly situated, filed a complaint on June 5 in the Fresno County Superior Court against Pitman Farms and Does 1-100 over alleged violation of California Labor Code.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she and the class of employees were employed by defendants and were not provided with proper meal breaks, were not paid a minimum wage or overtime, not given proper wage statements and other issues in violation of state labor codes.

The suit states the plaintiff was employed by the defendants from July to October 2016 and worked almost 12 hours per day, five to seven days a week.

The plaintiff seeks judgment for nominal and compensatory damages, interest accrued, costs of suit, expenses, attorneys' fees, and for all such other relief that the court may deem just and proper. She is represented by Marcus J. Bradley, Kiley Lynn Grombacher and Taylor L. Emerson of Bradley/Grombacher LLP in Westlake Village.

Fresno County Superior Court case number 18CECG01995

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