Arias Sanguinetti Stahle & Torrijos is pursuing a class action against Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc. arising from the company’s Sunshine Canyon Landfill. The landfill is placed in the middle of a canyon, thus creating a situation where odors that are not properly controlled are carried into the neighborhoods nearby, including the Granada Hills area. The… Read more
Claims have been brought against Dollar Tree in a wage and hour class action in the Central District of California for its failure to pay overtime. Employees have been misclassified by Dollar Tree keeping them from collecting their wages that they have lawfully earned. Dollar Tree has also failed to provide their California employees printed… Read more
Central Mortgage has been named in a consumer class action for failure to pay property tax refunds in a case currently pending in the Superior Court of Los Angeles. The case alleges that Central Mortgage, a mortgage servicer, was required to return tax refunds from the county to the property tax owners. The refunds were… Read more
Dollar General has been named in a wage and hour class action in the Northern District of California for its failure to pay overtime to its employees and printed wage statements. In California, employers cannot independently decide if an employee should or should not be paid over time. There are laws that specify which employees… Read more
The Superior Court of Los Angeles has certified a class action of hourly Safeway employees for Safeway’s alleged failure to allow for duty free meal breaks. The class consists of 220,000 hourly employees alleging Safeway had a policy in place through June 2007 to not pay meal break premiums even where meal breaks were provided.