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CVS - Training Modules - Unpaid Time


Update March 22, 2018 - The Court Denied CVS’s Attempt To Stop the Case!  We're Moving Forward!

Were you one of those people who weren’t paid for training time?  We need to hear from you!

And were doing training at home?  Which would show exactly when you emailed in that information to CVS that you had done the training?

Do you keep copies of your earnings statements?  Here’s a bit of advice.  ALWAYS get copies of your earnings statements - if they’re online, download them.  Because even if you were scheduled for a five-day shift of only 6 hours a day, if your training time isn’t shown on that paystub, you are owed unpaid wages.    That’s even true if you worked overnight, say from 10:00 p.m., until 6:00 a.m. the next day.

The current case only covers Regions 65 and 72.  So if you ever worked there, please call us.  But if you didn’t, and you worked in Region 54, 60, 73 or 74, you may want to talk with us as well.  We may be able to file a claim for your unpaid wges.

Please remember this - in California, for the most part, if you work more than 8 hours in a day, you are entitled to overtime.  So if you worked an 8 hour shift at work and then had to do training at home, that should have been paid at time-and-a-half!  

Do yourself and your fellow pharmacists a favor.  Call us if you ever worked for CVS in the past five years and were required to do training off the clock.  Thanks very much.  We hope to hear from you soon.


Chalian v CVS Class Action - Training Modules - Unpaid Wages

We hope and assume you were/are aware of our other class actions filed against CVS for pharmacists who worked in California, and which are listed on this website.

Just recently, however, on July 20, 2016 we filed a new proposed class-action lawsuit for California pharmacists who worked in CVS Region 65 and CVSRegion 75 in California, entitled Sevag Chalian v CVS PHARMACY, INC. and CVS RX SERVICES, INC. (the Defendants).  The complaint is attached for your review.

This case is brought for non-exempt pharmacists who were forced to perform training modules during thei time off, and for which they were not paid.  We hope our bringing this case will benefit such pharmacists in terms of their obtaining such wages.

This case is brought on behalf of people who worked as such pharmacists in CVS Region 65 and CVS Region 72 in California at any time since July 20, 2012.  The case was filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court as Case No. BC 627757 (a copy of the complaint is attached).

In this lawsuit, filed on behalf of the Plaintiffs named above and those people who worked at the same job, Plaintiff claims that CVS did not comply with California law for payment of wages. If successful, a class action allows former and current employees to receive back wages that are owed to them.

The court has not yet ruled on any of Plaintiff's allegations or determined whether the case is appropriate for class action status.

If you worked for CVS as a pharmacist in the State of California since July 20, 2012 we would like to speak with you.  Please call us  at 818-547-5200 or email us at tom@falveylaw.com.  You can also mail us at 550 North Brand Blvd., 15th Floor, Glendale, California, 91203.

Oftentimes CVS pharmacists are unaware of the region(s) in which they are working or have worked.  If you are or were pharmacist for CVS in California in the past four years, you may be able to help yourself and all those other pharmacists who might be included in this case.

For example, you may have documents relating to your job there, such as copies of checks, schedules, pictures of your training requirements or materials, forms you had to sign, manuals, emails, letters, time-sheets, or instructions  about training, etc.  If you could provide those to us, it might help us and others to see them.

Thanks for all the help you can send our way. Your call or email might go a long way toward helping these pharmacists, and thus the public at large.


Case Documents

Chalian v CVS Class Action - Training Modules - Unpaid Wages Complaint

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