Calif. Pot Co. Accused Of Stiffing Workers On Wages, Breaks

Law360 (September 11, 2019, 5:45 PM EDT) -- A California cannabis company knowingly withheld wages, meal breaks and rest periods from its employees, according to a lawsuit filed by a former worker who accused the company and a separate marketing firm of violating state labor laws.

Nick Fishenden — a former account manager with Medical Marijuana Inc. and Seaside Sales and Marketing LLC — says in a Private Attorneys General Act suit filed earlier this month that the companies, their managers and others affiliated with the businesses violated the state labor code. The two companies do business as Seaside Holdings and HempMeds, respectively.

Fishenden says that over his time working with the...

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