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COMPLAINT AGAINST BOHEMIAN CLUB
Click below to access the class action complaint against the Bohemian Club.
Bohemian Club and its camps rely on valets working for less than minimum wage and not reporting overtime.
Since filing this action, we have heard from valets for other camps that were also working off-the-clock and falsifying timesheets. We do not want to interfere with Bohemian Club members' right to enjoy privacy, seclusion, and outdoor fun. Nevertheless, Bohemian Club and its camps need to pay its workers the right way.
We are proud of our clients for bravely asserting their labor law rights and will zealously fight for this class of hardworking employees.
SAN FRANCISCO'S SECRETIVE BOHEMIAN GROVE SUED BY VALETS
"Three valets who worked for years at the private club's infamous summer camp at Monte Rio in Sonoma County brought the complaint, seen by SFGATE. The complaint alleges a litany of unlawful labor practices at Bohemian Grove, including “nonstop” 16-hour work days, during which employees were not provided bathroom and lunch breaks, and a failure to pay minimum wage and overtime.
“Monastery Camp is one of the most prestigious and well-known camps at Bohemian Grove,” the complaint reads. “Attendees include Bohemian Club members that are executives of Fortune 500 companies and prominent government officials.”
The complaint says that each camp has one or more “captains” and alleges that some are knowingly violating numerous labor laws every summer."
UPDATE: UBER WILL END ITS
AUTO LEASE PRORGRAM
"Uber is planning to close out or sell its car-leasing businesses in the U.S. by the end of this year, a source told CNBC.
Uber drivers have complained about the high lease payments required by the companies they lease from. Drivers, who as contractors don't typically have employer-based health benefits, have told outlets such as Quartz and The Washignton Post that they were unable to keep up with payments amid serious illnesses."
"According to Nunes' complaint, the existence of lease mileage caps - which charges $0.15 per mile for each mile drive over 2,500 per month - led plaintiff to pay exceedingly higher rates for his lease vehicle lease than advertised.
"It becomes a vicious cycle," Anthony Nunes, an attorney representing plaintiff, told the Business Times. "Drivers were put in the position of driving more to pay for their leases, which in turn led to higher lease payments." In many cases, according to Nunes, drivers ended up having the cars repossessed because the mileage fees make it impractical for them to keep working."
NUNES FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST
RING.COM VIDEO DOORBELLS FOR
"A class-action suit has been filed against a Santa Monica company over allegations it misclassified its employees as exempt from hourly wages and overtime.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he suffered damages from performing his work without being paid hourly wages or any overtime compensation. The plaintiff holds Ring.com responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to provide adequate meal periods and failed to pay for business expenses."
NUNES FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST UBER ALLEGING FRAUD,
FALSE ADVERTISING IN
ITS AUTO LEASE PROGRAM
"A former Uber Technologies, Inc. driver has filed a class action lawsuit against the company, citing alleged breach of contract, fraud, and unfair competition.
According to the complaint, plaintiff alleges that he sustained damages after being charged for exceeding caps on their leases. He holds Uber Technologies, Xchange Leasing, UFS and Bama Leasing responsible because they allegedly marketed their leases to drivers as having no mileage cap in order to deceive them and charge excess mileage penalties, which would be deducted from drivers' weekly pay."