McDonald's Calif. OT Policies Grilled At Damages Trial

By Daniel Siegal (May 23, 2017, 9:19 PM EDT) -- McDonald's intentionally processed overnight shifts at its company-run stores so as to stiff thousands of workers on overtime, counsel for several former employees told a California judge during opening statements Tuesday in a damages trial following the judge's ruling that McDonald's violated state labor law.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Ann Jones ruled last month that the company's practice of assigning all hours in an overnight shift to the day in which the shift started meant workers who had an overnight shift followed by a daytime shift often worked over eight hours in a 24-hour period but received no overtime pay....

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