Chinese Daily News

Monterey Park, CA: A class action lawsuit was filed against the newspaper, also known as the World Journal, for allegedly violating labor laws. The class claimed Chinese Daily News failed to pay overtime and allow rest and meal breaks to 200 employees at its Monterey Park office. The lawsuit was filed in US District Court in Los Angeles and claimed employees worked 12 hours a day, 6 days a week. The case was filed on behalf of non-managerial staff in the newsroom, the advertising department, press room, and hourly employees. A federal jury has awarded $2.5 million to the employees. (Jan-11-07) [PASADENA STAR NEWS: NEWSPAPER EMPLOYEES]

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