Our Oakland employment attorneys are investigating allegations against UTC Aerospace Systems that the company failed to provide meal and rest breaks, and overtime, to California employees.
A recent UTC Aerospace Systems class action lawsuit alleges that the company, which is owned by United Technologies, has been violating California meal and rest break law, which requires employers provide paid rest breaks every 4 hours, and meal breaks every 5 hours. The UTC Aerospace employment lawsuit also alleges a violation of California overtime law, which requires employees receive 1.5x their regular rate of pay for work beyond 8 hours per day or 40 hours per week.
UTC Aerospace Employees Complain of Low Pay, No Meal or Rest Breaks
Several employees that worked for UTC Aerospace says that they had issues with unpaid time and lack of breaks. One quality control inspector for UTC complained that the company penalizes employees for the mistakes of others. A former assembler for UTC Aerospace says that it is a “friendly work environment,” but there is “low pay.” A UTC machine operator complains that the there was no pay for lunch breaks. And a former shipping clerk for UTC Aerospace complained that hours for ending times was uncertain due to inconsistent timing for loading trucks. Lastly, a procurement analyst says:
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