Town Square

Post a New Topic

LinkedIn busted over worker pay, pays $6 million

Original post made on Aug 5, 2014

The booming Mountain View company that helps people find jobs has been ordered by the United States Labor Department to pay nearly $6 million in damages and unpaid overtime wages to 359 employees.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 3:18 PM

Comments (6)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by Scott Lamb
a resident of Monta Loma
on Aug 5, 2014 at 5:07 pm

Scott Lamb is a registered user.

Wow, a $2.5 million fine! That'll really teach that $25 billion company to change their business practices! Way to go, California!


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Linda Curtis
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Aug 5, 2014 at 5:29 pm

Paying workers fairly contributes to our economy as workers can buy what they need with less scrimping.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by dollarbin
a resident of Monta Loma
on Aug 6, 2014 at 9:28 am

dollarbin is a registered user.

I guess it takes lots of extra employee hours to generate skill endorsements from clueless contacts that I've never directly worked with and who have no idea what I do.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by gummybutt
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Aug 6, 2014 at 4:38 pm

Linkedin and facebook are rotten companies and they are worse than NSA on many aspects. They are run by rotten crooks at every level (yes, you employees at these companies too) and I have no respect for these companies that run on the socializing theme. I simply can't wait for these companies to vanish out of this world.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by On-call pay too
a resident of Monta Loma
on Aug 6, 2014 at 4:47 pm

Even if you are at home and waiting for a call to do work for your company, that is also considered as being time worked.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by @Scott Lamb
a resident of Gemello
on Aug 15, 2014 at 3:30 pm

Why are you blaming California? This was "United States Labor Department" and affected employees in 4 states. California didn't have anything to do with it.


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Marriage Underachievers
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,619 views

Best High Dives to Watch the Game
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 1,129 views