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Sena v. Facebook - Class Action Lawsuit for Failure to Pay All Overtime Wages

Matthew Sena, a former Facebook/Pro Unlimited Sourcer, has sued Facebook and Pro Unlimited in a class action lawsuit alleging Facebook failed to pay him and other contingent "talent acquisition employees" (i.e. recruiters, sourcers, coordinators) for all of the overtime hours they worked. Plaintiff alleges that Facebook had a policy and practice of discouraging workers to report all overtime hours worked including putting a "cap" on reporting over a certain number of hours each week.

To see a copy of the complaint / lawsuit click the link here - Sena v. Facebook - Class Action Complaint - Unpaid Overtime Wages

For more information please contact the lead Plaintiff's attorney Matthew Da Vega at mdavega@mdmflaw.com or 415.715.4471.

 

Duffy v. CAVA - Class Action Lawsuit for Reimbursement of CAVA Teachers

Three former CAVA teachers have sued CAVA, Insperity, and K12 in a class action lawsuit claiming teachers had to use their own money to pay for business expenses and did not receive adequate reimbursement for such things as:

  • Mileage when meeting with students, going to outings, and attending CAVA functions;
  • The cost of having a cell phone since CAVA teachers were required to use a cell phone;
  • The cost of having a home phone and fax line;
  • The cost of supplies like paper, toner/ink, postage, home internet;
  • The cost of other CAVA required travel for training and seminars.

To see a copy of the complaint click the link here -  Duffy v. California Virtual Academy - Class Action Complaint

For more information please contact Ted Mechtenberg at ted@mdmflaw.com / 805.500.6878 or Michael Strauss at 805.641.6600.

 

Gruber v. Yelp - Class Action Lawsuit for Secretly Recording Customer's Communications Without Knowledge or Consent

Plaintiff alleges that Yelp had a policy and practice of illegally monitoring and recording calls made to and from Yelp’s Sales Representatives and former, current, and/or prospective California based customers without providing notice or getting consent to such recording in violation of California’s Invasion of Privacy Act (Penal Code §630, et seq.) including Penal Code § 632.7 (which prohibits the recording of a communication made from a cellular or cordless telephone without the consent of all the parties to the communication); Penal Code §632 (which similarly prohibits the recording or intercepting [i.e. monitoring] of a confidential communication made from a hardwired landline telephone without the consent of all parties to the communication); and Penal §631 (which prohibits unauthorized wiretapping to gain access to the contents of a telephone communication).

To see a copy of the complaint clink the line here - Gruber v. Yelp - Class Action Complaint for CIPA violations

For more information please contact Matthew Da Vega at 415.715.4471 or at mdavega@mdmflaw.com