Employment Agreement Shortening Statute of Limitation Is Invalid

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In Maria Pellegrino, et al. v. Robert Half International, Inc., the plaintiffs were former employees who sued for unpaid overtime, violation of meal and rest period rules, failure to pay commissions, and failure to provide accurate pay stubs. Each of the employees had signed an employment agreement providing that no claims against the company shall be valid if asserted more than six months after the employee’s termination. The employment agreement also provided that each employee expressly waived any statute of limitation to the contrary. The company asserted that the employees’ claims were time barred because they filed their lawsuit more than six months after termination. The employees argued that the contractual provision truncating the time frame in which to sue was invalid.

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