Appellate Decision Finding Insurance Coverage for California Wage And Hour Class Action Authors: Robert L. Wallan, Mariah Brandt
In the last several years there has been an explosion of wage and hour class action cases in California. The cases cover a range of theories, but the most common claims involve allegations that the employer improperly classified employees as exempt from receiving overtime pay, failed to provide required rest and meal breaks, and failed to pay for all hours worked by non-exempt employees, all in violation of the California Labor Code. A new decision by the California Court of Appeal can help employers obtain insurance coverage for those wage and hour claims under Directors & Officers and Employment Practices Liability policies.
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