NLRB Judge Says Vet Calling Cops On Worker Was Unlawful

Law360 (July 28, 2020, 7:07 PM EDT) -- A California veterinarian violated federal labor law by firing two receptionists who complained about being denied overtime and rest breaks and later falsely calling the police on one worker who sought copies of her time sheets, a National Labor Relations Board judge has ruled.

On Monday, Administrative Law Judge Amita Baman Tracy rejected Castro Valley Animal Hospital owner Gurbinder Brar's claims that Akilah Williams quit over a raise dispute and that he fired Christina Arianna Padilla for stealing money from the cash drawer, citing numerous contradictions and absurdities in Brar's story. Similar inconsistencies show Brar wasn't acting on the level when he...

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