A wage-and-hour class action complaint filed in Santa Clara County Superior Court this week alleges that Amazon violated state labor and business codes by failing to pay earned vacation and paid time off after employees separated from the company.

The suit was filed by the Diversity Law Group on behalf of Matthew Stephenson, who worked for Amazon at a fulfillment center from January 2022 to July 2022. The complaint claims the company failed to pay his unused paid personal time after separating from the company and engaged in unfair business practices in violation of California law. He also claims Amazon paid his vacation wages at his base hourly rate instead of his final rate of pay as required by the state labor code.

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