Archive for the ‘Violations’ category

Restaurant Sweeps

November 23rd, 2009

A sweep of the restaurant industry for labor violations recently yield over $800,000 in fines for various labor law violations. Most of the fines were for lack of worker’s compensation insurance but also included failure to pay minimum wage or overtime.

Unregistered Carwashes

November 22nd, 2009

California requires all carwash and polishing businesses to be registered with the State governmental agency. The purpose of this requirement is to protect employees of car washes from under the table cash payments, child labor laws, and a lack of worker’s compensation insurance.

Recently the California Labor Commission file an action in the San Diego Superior Court to shut down a San Diego carwash for failing to register with the Labor Commissioner’s Office.

Garment Industry Raid

November 21st, 2009

The Economic and Employment Coalition recently raided 21 garment industry businesses in Los Angeles county and cited 14 of them for several labor law violations including failures to pay the minimum wage and failure to to pay overtime. In total there was more than $183,600 in fines.