Stiiizy hit with wage, meal break lawsuit

A California cannabis retail chain has been hit with a proposed class action by a former employee who says employees were denied meal and rest breaks, weren’t paid overtime wages and were not reimbursed for business expenses.

Consuelo Diaz-Rodriguez filed the lawsuit on Wednesday in California Superior Court against Stiiizy Inc. and RP Staffing Inc.

According to the complaint, RP Staffing is a California-based staffing company that deployed Diaz-Rodriguez to work at one of Stiiizy’s cannabis factories, performing general laborer duties. Diaz-Rodriguez says she is suing both companies because they are “joint employers,” and both companies had the ability to control…

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