Srourian Law Firm Files Wage/Hour Class Action On Behalf Of Over 100 Mobile Phlebotomists
Srourian Law Firm has filed a class action lawsuit against Independent Phlebotomy Provider Group, LLC, alleging the company failed to pay employees overtime, failed to allow employees to take 30-minute meal breaks and 10-minute rest breaks, failed to maintain accurate payroll records, and failed its employees minimum wage, among other serious violations of the California Labor Code.
The lawsuit alleges that IPPG, which has been operating since 1991, engaged in the illegal practice of requiring all non-exempt current and former employees to work four or more hours without a rest period in violation of the I.W.C. Wage Order and California Labor Code. The lawsuit alleges that IPPG further required all non-exempt current and former employees to work five (5) and more hours without a meal break. The lawsuit further alleges that IPPG also engaged in the illegal practice of requiring some non-exempt current and former employees to work eight 8 or more hours per day and/or more than 40 hours per work week without providing time and a half-pay.
Srourian Law Firm simultaneously filed a claim under the California Private Attorney General Act, which provides for heightened penalties against employers who violate provisions of the California Labor Code.
SROURIAN LAW FIRM’S CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT
The class action lawsuit alleges that Independent Phlebotomy Provider Group, LLC’s conduct violates California’s labor laws. The suit seeks actual damages for unpaid wages, in addition to penalties, interest, attorneys’ fees, and punitive damages.
Srourian Law Firm, with locations in Los Angeles, Westwood, Woodland Hills, and Orange County is aggressively pursuing claims against Independent Phlebotomy Provider Group, LLC. If you or someone you know works or has worked for Independent Phlebotomy Provider Group, LLC, you may be entitled to compensation as a part of the class action lawsuit. Please contact us to speak with one of our lawyers for a free consultation.
Read a copy of the filed lawsuit here.