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Brewery worker claims free beer was part of regular base pay

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 23 2013

A former non-exempt Anheuser-Busch brewery worker in California has filed a putative class action against the company alleging that it violated the

Philippine banana workers seek damages for DBCP exposure

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2011

Hundreds of individually named Philippine banana plantation workers alleging physical and mental injury from exposure to pesticides have filed suit against a number of agricultural and chemical companies in a California state court seeking compensatory and punitive damages

T.G.I. Friday’s to address leave policy issues

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 9 2013

According to a news source, restaurant chain T.G.I. Friday's has agreed to make leave-policy changes affecting the employees working at its 272

Eleventh Circuit says farmer not entitled to housing credit from H-2A workers

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2011

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld in part a district court ruling that denied migrant workers’ claims that a Georgia onion farmer had improperly withheld the cost of housing and meals from their pay, reducing it below minimum wage

Second Circuit sends Starbucks tips dispute to New York court with questions

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2012

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has certified to the New York Court of Appeals questions arising under state employment law in a dispute over the distribution of tips in Starbucks stores

OSHA cites flavoring company over diacetyl exposure

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2013

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has reportedly cited Natural Flavors Inc. for 12 alleged workplace safety and health

U.S. Supreme Court declines review of doffing-and-donning ruling

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2011

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied the certiorari petition filed by Kraft Foods, seeking review of a Seventh Circuit ruling that requires the company to pay for the time it takes workers to change into and out of safety gear and work clothes, despite a collective bargaining agreement to the contrary

Court approves settlement of wage claims against Japanese steakhouse chain

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2013

A federal court in California has reportedly approved the settlement of wage related claims in a class action filed by restaurant managers against

Fast food workers vote against unionizing

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2010

Employees at 10 Minneapolis-based Jimmy John's sandwich shops have reportedly voted against joining the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), which has since alleged that the close election "was marred by misconduct."

First Circuit upholds $14.1-million judgment in Starbucks tip-sharing class action

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2012

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has determined, as a matter of first impression, that Starbucks Corp. violated a Massachusetts law prohibiting restaurant tips to be shared with employees who have managerial responsibilities, because the “upscale coffee house” chain allowed tips collected in tip jars by the cash registers of its Massachusetts shops to be shared by shift supervisors and baristas