On Duty Meal Periods & Wrongful Termination
Case: Staffing Agency (June 2017)
Settlement Amount: $260 Thousand
(Class Settlement Has Been Approved)
Case Type/Status: Recent Settlements
Employee was a non-exempt staff member and supervisor. Her employer required her remain on the premises for her meal periods without an on duty meal period agreement nor compensating her an additional one hour premium for her on duty meal period. Further, employee was terminated while on medical leave of absence and alleged that her termination was discriminatory as it was directly related to her disability.