Daly City, CA asked in Employment Law and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for California

Q: I’m working in cannabis delivery. They did not pay me to train couriers they said they will give me bonus if I train.

I’m not a lead they just ask me to help them out and told me to give bonus but they did not give me bonus. I trained few people but nothing. Can I file a lawsuit? How much can I get if I did?

1 Lawyer Answer
Brad S Kane
Brad S Kane
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: While the promise to give you a bonus to train people is probably to vague to be enforced, you should be entitled to be paid for all hours worked, including the time you trained the other couriers. Unless you worked more than 8 hours total on that day or days, you would be entitled to pay at your regular rate. You should also get paystub violations for not including that pay in your paystub plus a 25% underpayment penalty. You could also recover reasonable attorney's fees.

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