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Former SkyWest Airlines ramp agents allege they were not given rest breaks

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 2, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A proposed class-action lawsuit against SkyWest Airlines has been filed in federal court by former employees who allege they were denied lunch breaks and overtime pay.

Released inmates say Alameda County and ankle bracelet monitoring company are guilty of 'extortion'

By Charmaine Little | Aug 1, 2018

A private company responsible for monitoring GPS and alcohol tracking devices on recently released inmates faces accusations of extortion and civil rights violations.

Oasis Media Group alleged to have illegally contacted consumers for solicitation purposes

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 1, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Shell Beach consumer alleges she was illegally contacted by an online business consultant company to solicit its services.

Abercrombie settles employees' call-in suit for $9.6 million, but lawyers say laws haven't caught up to technology

By Carrie Bradon | Jul 31, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Following a dispute between Abercrombie & Fitch and tens of thousands of employees, the clothing retailer will be paying more than $9 million to employees who called into work and argued that it counts as reporting to work.

Northern California golf caddies lose appeal on antitrust case

By Gabriel Neves | Jul 29, 2018

The golf caddies had claimed that the PGA Tour should not be able to force them to wear bibs with advertisements, worth $50 million annually

Abercrombie agrees to proposed $9.6 million settlement in employee suit over call-in procedure

By Chandra Lye | Jul 26, 2018

LOS ANGELES – Abercrombie & Fitch Trading Company recently agreed to a proposed settlement in a lawsuit that claims labor violations at their retail stores in California.

Google moves California company's lawsuit over AdSense program to federal court

By Takesha Thomas | Jul 25, 2018

SAN JOSE – Google recently filed a motion of removal to have a class-action lawsuit against Google regarding its AdSense program moved from Santa Clara Superior Court to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division.

Defective roofing lawsuit moves ahead, federal court rules

By Elizabeth Alt | Jul 18, 2018

The U.S. District Court of Eastern California denied a building company’s request to throw out a class action lawsuit over defective fiberglass roofing shingles.

Federal court allows class action settlement against Danell Custom Harvesting

By Chandra Lye | Jul 18, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California approved a class action settlement for employees of Danell Custom Harvesting LLC on July 10.

Owners of Santa Rosa mobile home community ask to move suit over cleanup after wildfires moved to federal court

By Elizabeth Alt | Jul 17, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – Hometown America Management Corp., which owns The Orchard Park mobile community in Santa Rosa, recently filed a motion to transfer to federal court a lawsuit alleging they violated the Mobilehome Residency Law and the Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act by charging fees and delaying cleanup after wildfires destroyed many mobile homes in the community.

Trust Capital Funding alleged to have unlawfully called consumer for marketing purposes

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 17, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Canyon Country consumer alleges a loan company unlawfully contacted him to solicit its services.

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.

Windmill Health Products alleged to use illegal slack-fill in Super Greens product packaging

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 10, 2018

LOS ANGELES – A Norwalk woman alleges that a product she purchased was packaged in a container that had 50 percent empty space.

Florida man alleges job offer was withdrawn because HireRight included non-conviction arrest record in report

By John Breslin | Jul 10, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A background check service company in Irvine unlawfully included a non-conviction arrest record in a report that led to the rescinding of a lucrative job offer, according to a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Encore Capital Group alleged to have called consumer without consent

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 4, 2018

SAN DIEGO – An Orange County individual alleges a finance company has invaded his privacy with its calls.

Cox Communications customer alleges calls were recorded without consent

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jul 4, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego County man alleges that a telecommunications company has a policy of "secretly recording" telephone conversations with consumers.

From Legal Newsline

As Facebook faces class action, likelihood of other platform companies being sued increases

By John Breslin | Jun 29, 2018

SACRAMENTO (Legal Newsline) - As Facebook faces a deeply damaging class action suit over its admitted sale of data to third parties, the potential that other social media and tech companies will be hauled before the courts is increasing in likelihood.

Man alleges Rural/Metro of San Diego, others attempting to collect invalid debt

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 26, 2018

SAN DIEGO – A San Diego County man alleges that a collector is attempting to collect an alleged debt he does not owe.

Termination of immigration program for minors escaping violence in Central America sparks lawsuit

By Charmaine Little | Jun 25, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – President Donald Trump is facing a lawsuit by families impacted by the termination of the parole portion of the Central American Minors (CAM) program.

Instacart driver files class action over allegations of labor code violations

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 15, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – A delivery driver for a San Francisco-headquartered grocery delivery service alleges that he was unlawfully not paid a minimum wage.

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