Along with attorney Jim Pizl, SGB filed suit against Domino’s Pizza in September 2020, alleging that Domino’s failed to pay overtime wages to its commercial truck drivers operating out of the Kent depot in Washington state.
On October 29, 2021, a jury returned a verdict of $17.3 in favor the class of detainees who worked in the Voluntary Work Program at NWDC/NWIPC at any time between September 26, 2014 and October 29, 2021. It is likely that GEO will appeal the jury’s verdict, which would delay any distribution of the jury’s award for a year or more.
El 29 de octubre de 2021, un jurado emitió un veredicto de $17.3 millones a favor del grupo de detenidos que trabajaron en el Programa de trabajo voluntario en NWDC/NWIPC en cualquier período entre el 26 de septiembre de 2014 y el 29 de octubre de 2021. Es probable que GEO apele el veredicto del jurado, lo que retrasaría cualquier distribución de la indemnización del jurado por un año o más.
In June 2022, SGB’s co-counsel, Borde Law and Law Offices of Ronald A. Marron, filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Amazon falsely advertised and promised that Amazon Prime subscribers would receive “Free 2-Hour Grocery Delivery” from Whole Foods Market, while actually charging its members a service fee for deliveries.
SGB filed suit against Home Depot in June 2020, alleging that Home Depot failed to provide in-store supervisors and specialists working in Washington state with legally compliant rest and meal breaks meal periods as required by Washington law. In January 2023, a proposed settlement was reached on behalf of the putative class. Follow the links to view important documents in the case.
SGB filed suit against VR Ventures LLC d/b/a Huntington Learning Center of Bellevue in March 2021 alleging various wage and hour violations including failure to pay tutors for all time worked, such as time spent preparing for tutoring sessions and writing notes and cleaning up after sessions, and failure to provide tutors with legally sufficient meal and rest breaks. In December 2022, a proposed settlement was reached on behalf of the putative class of tutors.
In August 2020, SGB’s co-counsel, the Mendez Law Firm, filed a class action lawsuit in King County Superior Court against Insulation 4 Less, Inc. alleging that Insulation 4 Less failed to pay insulation installers for all hours worked and failed to provide them with all legally required rest breaks and second meal breaks.
SGB filed suit against Moctezuma’s Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar in June 2022, alleging that Moctezuma’s failed to provide their hourly non-managerial employees with legally sufficient rest breaks and meal periods.
In September and November 2020, SGB’s co-counsel, the Mendez Law Firm, filed separate class action lawsuits in King County against Pacific Partners Insulation South and North alleging that the companies failed to provide piece rate insulation installers with proper compensation for rest breaks.
SGB filed suit against Triple Canopy, Inc. and Valensec International, Inc. in August 2022, alleging that Defendants failed to provide security guards in Washington state with legally required meal breaks or additional compensation for missed meal breaks.
In March 2020, SGB filed a class action lawsuit in King County Superior Court against Virginia Mason Medical Center on behalf of all hourly-paid employees of Virginia Mason who recorded missed meal or rest breaks in Virginia Mason’s electronic timekeeping system.
In April 2020, SGB’s co-counsel, the Mendez Law Firm, filed a class action lawsuit against Providence Health Services-Washington alleging that Providence failed to provide all legally required meal and rest breaks to nurses and technicians working in the emergency department at Providence Regional Medical Center-Everett.
In October 2020, SGB filed a class action lawsuit in Yakima County Superior Court against Yakima HMA, LLC on behalf of all home health care nurses employed by the company alleging failure to provide adequate breaks, wages, and overtime pay.