Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West is facing a legal battle against her alleging that she failed to properly compensate cleaning staff at her California home and did not allow them to take breaks.
According to a lawsuit filed on Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, seven plaintiffs did not provide a specific dollar amount that they would request from Kardashian West, but said that “the matter in question, excluding interest, exceeds $ 25,000,” NBC reported. News..
Former employees accuse Kardashian of withholding 10% of their paychecks and failing to inform tax authorities about their employment.
The plaintiffs also never received any pay slips, were not paid over normal pay periods, were not given their required meal and rest leave, were not provided with a means to record all their hours, were not paid for all their hours, were not paid for employment expenses, and were not paid They were all paid for overtime, and were not paid upon termination, as stated in the lawsuit by Los Angeles attorney Frank Kim.
A Kardashian spokesperson refuted the lawsuit’s allegations, telling the news outlet that Kim could not be held responsible.
“These workers were hired and paid by a third-party vendor, hired by Kim to provide ongoing services,” the spokesperson told NBC News. “Kim is not a party to the agreement between the seller and his workers, and therefore is not responsible for how the seller manages their business, and the agreements they enter into directly with their employees. Kim never paid the seller for their services, and I hope the issue between these workers and the seller who hired them will be resolved amicably soon.”