Calif. Dem Made Law Staff Do Free Campaign Work, Suit Says

Law360, Los Angeles (February 25, 2014, 4:23 PM EST) -- California Assemblyman Steve Fox was hit with a collective action Friday accusing him of forcing a paralegal and other employees of his law firm to do unpaid campaign work, refusing to pay them overtime, and using his government staff to do private legal work.

Kristina M. Zahn, a former paralegal for Fox and later a secretary and field scheduler for his Palmdale, Calif., district office, claims “serial” violations of state wage and labor laws. Zahn alleges that when Fox decided to run for State Assembly, he...
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