Reality star and mogul Kim Kardashian She has been accused of violating California labor laws by maintenance employees and is now responding to charges, including not paying overtime, not allowing meal breaks, and working more than a 16-year-old.
A Kardashian spokesman said Page six, “These workers were hired and paid through a third-party vendor hired by Kim to provide ongoing services. Kim is not a party to the agreement entered into between the seller and his employees, so he It is not responsible for how the seller manages their business and the agreements they have made directly with their employees. “
The statement continued, “Kim has never paid a vendor for her services and hopes that the issue between these workers and the vendor hiring them can be resolved amicably soon.”
According to Los Angeles Times, The lawsuit comes Andrew Ramirez; His brother, Christopher Ramirez, And son Andrew Ramirez Jr .; Aaron Cabria; Rene Ernesto Floors; Jessie Fernandez And Robert Arriza, All who worked as gardeners and maintenance workers on his property.
The complaint alleges, “The plaintiff … was not paid on a regular period, he was not given the food and rest he needed, was not given the means to record all his hours, all his hours Was not paid, he was not reimbursed for employment expenses., All his overtime pay was not paid, and his salary was not paid at the termination of employment. “ times Reported.
The complaint also claimed that a juvenile worked for more than legal hours in the state of California, “in addition, plaintiff Andrew Ramirez was terminated after being questioned about his rights as an employee And plaintiff Andrew Ramirez, Jr. was employed as a sixteen-year-old minor, but worked more than the maximum hours allowed by minors to work under the Labor Code. “
Frank Kim, The plaintiff’s lawyer said Statement, “Wage theft and other workplace violations are a widespread problem in Los Angeles. My firm is currently investigating other potential violations against these defendants as well as other powerful families and businesses on behalf of daily employees.”