Free Special Resources
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Resources, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of Overtime Primer: Highlights from the New Regulations

The federal DOL overtime regulations go into effect this year. Are you ready?

Download Now!

This report includes a summary of key changes, including the salary level test and salary basis test.

As a bonus, we've included a handy flowchart to help you determine exemption status under the FLSA.

Download Now!
February 15, 2006
Worker Says He Had to Give Employer Tax Refunds

A worker in California has filed a lawsuit claiming his employer required him and other foreign workers to hand over their tax refund to the company, the San Jose Mercury News reports.

For a Limited Time receive a FREE Compensation Market Analysis Report! Find out how much you should be paying to attract and retain the best applicants and employees, with customized information for your industry, location, and job. Get Your Report Now!

In the lawsuit, Gopi Vedachalam, who is a citizen of India, alleges that Tata Consultancy Services required him to sign over federal and state tax refund checks to the company, the newspaper reports. The lawsuit alleges the company had no requirement for U.S. citizens to hand over their tax refunds.

Tata Consultancy Services says it had yet to see the lawsuit when the newspaper contacted the company for comment.

Vedachalam claims he handed over about $25,000 in federal and state tax refunds to his employer from 2000 to 2005.

In addition, the lawsuit alleges the company violated a California law covering unused vacation time. The lawsuit claims the company had different rules for citizens and non-citizens of the United States .

The lawsuit seeks class-action status.


Featured Special Report:
Top 100 FLSA Overtime Q&As
Twitter  Facebook  Linked In
Follow Us
Copyright © 2016 Business & Legal Resources. All rights reserved. 800-727-5257
This document was published on
Document URL: