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Betty White Sued By Longtime Live-In Worker Over Allegations Of Unpaid Overtime

LOS ANGELES ( — Betty White is being sued by a former live-in employee over claims the actress did not pay her overtime.

The suit by Anita Maynard was filed Thursday in Los Angeles County.

It sets forth multiple allegations, including claims Maynard wasn't paid overtime wages, wasn't given uninterrupted meal periods or compensation in lieu of, nor provided with timely and accurate wage statements.

According to the complaint, Maynard worked for White for more than 20 years as a live-in domestic worker. She claims her employment ended March 11.

The complaint alleges Maynard worked in excess of 14 hours a day but wasn't paid overtime for work performed over nine hours per day.

The suit also alleges that Maynard, who "was not a personal attendant," worked a six-day work week but wasn't paid an overtime rate for work performed on the sixth day.

The complaint sets forth multiple causes of action and seeks wages earned and owed, among other relief.

It wasn't immediately clear whether the 94-year-old former "Golden Girls" star or her representatives have publicly commented on the suit.


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