Practice Area: Employment and labor
Outcome: The Napa County jury found for the employees on all counts, awarding them back overtime pay, penalties for missed breaks and lunches, other penalties, interest and reimbursement of their attorneys fees.
Description: James Geagan represented four former employees of a large wine production facility in Napa County. The employees were classified by the Company as salaried employees not eligible for overtime. The employees stated that they were performing mainly production line duties and should have been paid overtime for their many hours of overtime work and should be compensated for missed breaks and lunches.