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Labor/Employment

Jun. 19, 2024

Applicability of collective bargaining agreement not an issue for demurrer, judge rules

The defense had argued that three causes of action were preempted by federal labor law because their claims are subject to the terms of a collective bargaining agreement.

A San Francisco judge on Tuesday declined to slash three causes of action from a proposed wage and hour class action lawsuit accusing a company of forcing its staff of plumbers to "negotiate" their pay checks by having to justify to their managers why they exceeded the company's "predetermined" number of hours for specific assignments.

Pribuss Engineering, Inc., a mechanical contracting company, is also accused of failing to maintain accurate business reco...

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