Los Angeles, CA: The Dominoes Los Angeles-area franchisees are facing with a of proposed unpaid overtime class action lawsuit alleging the defendants failed to pay overtime wages and violated California labor laws.
Specifically, the lawsuit, Ayon et al. v. Dominoids Inc. et al., case number BC544872, in the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles, claims Domino's franchises Dominoids Inc., So-Cal Dominoids Inc. and H&J Enterprises Inc. failed to pay overtime to delivery drivers and restaurant workers, and failed to properly document their work hours. The former employees are seeking restitution and additional damages.
Further, the lawsuit claims the companies violated California Industrial Welfare Commission wage orders by failing to properly compensate employees. Additionally, the plaintiffs allege deceptive business practices and violations of the Labor Code Private Attorney General Act were also lodged at the franchisees.
"By virtue of defendant's unlawful failure to pay additional premium overtime compensation to the plaintiffs for their overtime hours, the plaintiffs have suffered, and will continue to suffer, an economic injury in amounts which are presently unknown to them and which will be ascertained according to proof at trial,"the lawsuit states. "Defendant knew or should have known that plaintiffs were systematically denied overtime labor as a matter of uniform corporate policy, practice and procedure."