Wage and Hour Class & Collective Actions
Khadera v. ABM Industries, Inc. – (W.D. Wash.) – Obtained settlement of over $1.1 million on behalf of a class of 337 janitors who alleged their employer failed to pay them for all hours work and failed to provide them with rest and meal breaks.
Simpson v. ABM Industries, Inc – (King County Super. Ct.) – Negotiated settlement on behalf of a class of approximately 7,000 janitors who alleged their employer failed to pay them for all hours work and failed to provide them with rest and meal breaks.
Newell v. Home Care of Washington, Inc. – (Spokane County Super. Ct.) – Negotiated settlement on behalf of thousands of Washington home health aides who alleged their employer failed to pay them overtime compensation, failed to pay them for the time it took them to drive between clients during a single work day, and permitted them to work off the clock.
Lettic v. Spectrum Glass Co., Inc. – (King County Super. Ct.) – Represented a certified class of 300 current and former employees who allege wage and hour violations regarding time shaving practices and inadequate meal and rest breaks and reached favorable settlement on their behalf.
Reese v. Dycom, Inc. – (W.D. Wash.) – Represented a class of over 1,700 current and former employees in Washington and Oregon who alleged wage and hour violations and obtained a $1.4 million settlement on behalf of the Class.
Telecommunications Company Class Action – (W.D. Wash.) – Negotiated settlement on behalf of hourly paid employees of a major telecommunications company who alleged that their employer failed to provide them with meal and rest breaks, did not pay them for all hours worked, and improperly deducted uniform and tool expenses.
Barnett v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. – (Wash. Super. Ct.) – Member of trial team for a class of 80,000 current and former Wal-Mart employees alleging violations of Washington’s wage and hour laws and Consumer Protection Act.
Class and Collective Action Against International Telecommunications Company – (W.D. Wash.) – Represented nation-wide class of over 300 employees who were deprived of overtime pay and worked off the clock. Representation resulted in a seven-figure settlement and an average award of over $4000 per class member.
Godfrey v. Chelan County Public Utility District – (E.D. Wash. 2008) — Represented class of 81 employees who worked off the clock and without pay in order to complete shift turnovers for Chelan PUD (settlement pending). Assisted lead class counsel with research, briefing, and trial strategy. Certification decision available on Westlaw at 2007 WL 2327582.