Alanis Morissette Sued by Nanny for Unpaid Wages, Overtime, and Meal Break Violations

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Alanis Morissette’s former nanny, Bianca Cambeiro, has sued the singer and her husband Mario 'Souleye' Treadway, claiming that she was not paid overtime and forced to work 12-hour shifts without overtime pay or a break.

Cambeiro alleges in the lawsuit that she was hired as a night nanny for the couple's son. Her shift was from 9 p.m. until 9 a.m. for $25 per hour. Cambeiro states that, during her employment, Morissette and her husband prohibited Cambeiro from leaving the baby’s room during her 12-hour shift, even if the baby was sleeping. As such, she claims she could neither eat nor take a break during her shift. Additionally, Cambeiro claims that Morissette and her husband failed to pay her statutory required overtime wages, in violation of California law.

Cambeiro seeks unpaid wages and other damages. Cambeiro also says that she suffered emotional distress--which are not recoverable for wage and hour violations.

Morissette is one of many celebrities who have been sued by for overtime by their:

Nannies:

Assistants:

What do you think of these celebrity overtime claims?  Do you think these are true or made up celebrity shake downs?

 

Sharon Stone Sued for Paying (yes paying) Her Nanny Overtime?

 

Sharon Stone's former nanny has sued her in Los Angeles Superior Court for, among other things, paying her overtime.  Yes, you read this right, suing for getting paid overtime.  The lawsuit alleges that the high-profile actress from Basic Instinct and Casino paid the nanny overtime, but then terminated the nanny because she accepted the overtime.  Not making any sense?

The lawsuit accuses Stone of getting angry when she found out her staff was paying the nanny overtime.  So Stone allegedly accused the nanny of "stealing" the overtime and demanded the nanny pay it back.  The lawsuit alleges that when the nanny did not pay back the overtime, her hours were cut and that she was fired shortly thereafter.

The lawsuit also alleges racial discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

What do you think of this "getting overtime" retaliation lawsuit?

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