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Adult care facilities cited for wage theft violations

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Three Bay Area adult care facilities face nearly $600,000 in fines for not paying overtime or the minimum wage and failing to provide meal breaks.

The Evergreen Terrace residential adult care facility in San Ramon was ordered to pay $200,385 in unpaid overtime to 16 employees who worked 24-hour shifts for straight-time pay. The nursing home also must pay $3,541 in underpaid minimum wages and $13,420 for missed meal breaks, as well as $57,427 for allowing workers’ compensation coverage to lapse.

Angela’s Residential Care Home in Sunnyvale was ordered to pay nearly $195,000 in back overtime and underpaid minimum wages to 19 employees who worked 10-hour shifts. It must also pay $51,610 in penalties for minimum wage and overtime violations and failing to provide accurate wage statements.

Finally, Beyond Potential Learning Center, a day facility in Milpitas that serves developmentally disabled adults, was cited for having em­­ployees work 12-hour shifts without proper overtime payment. It must pay $6,692 in unpaid overtime to at least 20 employees, plus a $15,550 penalty. It also owes $43,554 for unpaid meal period premiums.

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