Month: August 2009

Worker Claims in $100m Class-Action Lawsuit That Shipping Giant UPS Didn’t Pay Overtime

ATLANTA (AP) — Shipping giant UPS is being accused of not paying overtime to account managers who go door-to-door making sales pitches to businesses. Laura Meza, a Whittier, Calif., resident who has worked at UPS since it acquired her previous employer trucking company Overnite in 2005, claimed in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court in San Diego that she…

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Valero Cheats Hourly Gas Station/Convenience Store Workers Out Of Overtime Wages Across The U.S. By Using “Sweat Of The Brow” Labor Practices

Posted August 10th, 2009. California Class Action Details Oil Giant’s Illegal Labor Practices$100 Million Sought in Back Pay and Damages Under Federal and State Laws For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos,201-493-1027 (August 10, 2009, San Francisco, CA) – Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), one of the nation’s largest gas station operators, has been cheating thousands of its hourly employees out…

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