Kim Kardashian sued by staffers at $60M LA home for 'failing to pay wages, provide meal breaks and cover expenses'
KIM Kardashian is being sued by seven of her staff members for unpaid wages, however, the reality star is instead putting the blame on the vendor.
The TV star is being accused of also not providing those workers meal breaks and failing to cover any expenses.
In legal documents obtained by TMZ, and confirmed by The Sun, the seven staffers who previously worked for the famous reality star at her Hidden Hills property are suing her and claiming they were told they were full-time employees when they were first hired.
However, they claim they were instead treated like independent contractors, which in turn led to them losing out on any full-time benefits. Kim is also being sued for "failure to pay overtime wages" and for "unfair and unlawful business practices.
A rep for Kim tells the outlet another story, though, as they claim that the mother of four hired a third-party vendor for the ongoing maintenance/cleaning services, and she's is not to blame for the agreement made between the vendor and the workers.
The rep explained that Kim “is not responsible for how the vendor manages their business and the agreements they have made directly with their staff."
They added: "Kim has never not paid a vendor for their services and hopes that the issue between this worker and the vendor who hired them can be amicably resolved soon."
According to the lawsuit, one worker alleges he was fired after he asked about his rights and those of his son … whom he says was only 16, but worked more than the maximum hours allowed for a minor under California labor law.
Previously, The Sun exclusively revealed that Kim, and her soon to be ex-husband Kanye West, were about to see a lawsuit land on their desk over working conditions.
We first revealed the staff was ready to go through the courts after they claimed were years of what they look set to claim was unreasonable behavior.
This comes just four months after Kanye was hit by similar claims from people in his Sunday Service choir — who claimed he had “mistreated workers.”
A source revealed at the time: "Since members of his Sunday Service crew sued, other employees have been considering their options…
"…If minors were employed and worked more than the maximum limit set by law, then there may be a case of child labour violations.”
Aside from their lawsuit chaos, the famous former couple is also aiming to officially divorce.
The stars share four children: North, seven, Saint, five, Chicago, three, and Psalm, two.
Kanye – who is based at his ranch in Wyoming – has filed for joint legal and physical custody of their kids.
The celebrity duo agreed they will split their $2billion fortune evenly, which The Sun exclusively reported after the divorce announcement was made.
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