A successful Fountain Valley screen printing company has agreed to settle an employee wage cheating case by paying more than $151,000 in back pay and damages plus $19,712 in penalties, according to a consent judgment written by a federal judge. Stephen Demko's Fashion Graphics, LLC shall also amend ... More >>
Years ago, I chatted up the fellow drying off my ride at an Orange County car wash and, through broken English, was informed he only earned daily tips and if he did not show up to work he need not bother coming back.At least the Happy Hands Car Wash at 1205 W. 17th St. in Santa Ana is better than th ... More >>
The former CEO of an Aliso Viejo electrical contractor has agreed to restore $570,983 in 401(k) payments he'd stiffed 105 company retirement plan participants out of, the U.S. Labor Department announced.San Clemente's Mark Dell Donne, who served as a fiduciary of the plan, already returned $98,748 t ... More >>
Following a U.S. Department of Labor investigation, a Huntington Beach company and two government contractors must pay $1,060,554 in back wages to about 885 employees at Fort Irwin, near Death Valley National Park.The share for Acclaim Technical Services is $234,311 to 177 employees.
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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is "deeply concerned" over federal immigration agents detaining and initiating deportation proceedings against an immigrant worker who filed a federal class action lawsuit against a Fullerton-based firm in August for labor and civil rights violations. ... More >>
Wonder why Orange County trembles whenever its Mexicans protest? Welcome to the Citrus War of 1936, the most important event in Orange County history youve never heard of
Was an Irvine plant's closing payback for its union's budding internationalism?