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What is a Class Action Employment Law Case?

Posted on July 26, 2017 Author:

If a number of people in your workplace experience the same workplace rights violations, then you may be able to bring a class action employment law case against your employer. This can help you get justice not only for yourself, but for your coworkers as well. In this video, attorney Michael Jacob explains what a class action entails and how it can be of benefit to you.

Video Transcription

At Kesluk, Silverstein, Jacob & Morrison, P.C. we handle a variety of class action cases. Class action is a type of lawsuit where someone brings a claim, not just on their own behalf, but on the behalf of many people that are similarly situated to themselves. For instance, if you know that everyone that you worked with didn’t really get paid overtime, despite the fact that they worked more than eight hours in a day, or more than 40 hours in a week, and there was a sufficient number of people that experience that same violation a class action could be brought to recover damages on behalf of all those people that suffered that overtime violation. For more information or to speak with an attorney, call (310)273-3180. The attorneys of Kesluk, Silverstein, Jacob & Morrison, P.C. stand ready to assist you.