Kim Kardashian West is dealing with claims from seven members of her home staff that they were not paid sufficient or given breaks whereas employed at her California house.
The plaintiffs claim Kardashian West didn’t pay additional time, cowl bills and present legally mandated breaks, in accordance with a civil motion filed in Los Angeles county superior courtroom.
“Plaintiffs never received any paystubs, were not paid on regular pay periods, were not given their required meal and rest breaks, were not provided a means to record all their hours, were not paid all their hours, were not reimbursed for employment expenses, were not paid all their overtime wages, and were not paid their wages upon termination of employment,” the swimsuit claims, according to NBC News.
The lawsuit does not embrace an quantity sought from Kardashian West, apart from to say “the matter in controversy, exclusive of interest, exceeds $25,000”. The motion additionally claims Kardashian West withheld 10% of their pay for taxes however did not report their employment to tax authorities.
A consultant mentioned in a press release that Kardashian West might not be held accountable for the reason that workers got here via an unnamed “vendor”.
“These workers were hired and paid through a third-party vendor hired by Kim to provide ongoing services,” the representatives mentioned in a press release.
“Kim is not party to the agreement made between the vendor and their workers, therefore she is not responsible for how the vendor manages their business and the agreements they have made directly with their staff. Kim has never not paid a vendor for their services and hopes that the issue between these workers and the vendor who hired them can be amicably resolved soon.”