Sample California Complaint for unpaid wages, failure to pay overtime or provide meal or rest breaks
This sample California complaint is used when an employee is owed unpaid wages, has not been properly paid for overtime hours worked, or provided rest or meal breaks as provided by law. The sample includes causes of action for willful failure to pay an employee, failure to pay overtime compensation, violations of Labor Code Sections 203.1, 226.7 and 510, as well as a cause of action for unfair business practices. The author is a freelance paralegal that has worked in California and Federal litigation since 1995 and has used this sample for many years. Note that the author is NOT an attorney and no guarantee or warranty is provided.