Dental Care Co. Hit With Proposed Class Action

Law360, New York (January 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A putative class action suit alleging failure to pay overtime wages was filed against a dental care company in a California state court on Wednesday, with the plaintiffs looking to avail themselves of the worker-friendly protections built into the state’s employment laws.

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court against Community Dental Services Inc., also known as SmileCare. The defendant operates more than 50 dental clinics in California.

The allegations against SmileCare include failure to pay overtime, failure to provide or compensate...
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