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Frito-Lay to settle wage-and-hour class action for $1.6 million

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2013

Subject to court approval, Frito-Lay will pay $1.6 million to settle wage-and-hour claims filed on behalf of current and former employees who deliver

NLRB General Counsel to name McDonald’s as joint employer

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2014

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Richard Griffin has reportedly determined that McDonald's, USA, LLC will be named as a "joint

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

Red lobster sued for sexually hostile environment

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2013

As the fiscal year came to a close and on the eve of the federal government shutdown, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed nearly

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

Starbucks’ tip-distribution policy upheld in New York

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2013

Answering two of the questions certified to it by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, New York's high court has determined that Starbucks Corp. can

NLRB judge rules grocery chain’s arb. agreements violate labor law

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2014

A National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) judge has determined that Sprouts Farmers Market violated federal labor law by requiring employees to sign

Employee claims she lost job by reporting illegal seafood co. practices

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 4 2012

A New Jersey resident from Scotland, who began working in 2000 for seafood company North Landing Ltd. at the invitation of its former owner, has filed a wrongful discharge suit against the company, its new owners and a supervisor claiming that her concerns over the company’s purportedly illegal practices, when brought to the attention of her supervisor, resulted in him verbally berating and slapping her, thus creating a hostile work environment that she could no longer tolerate

Insurer claims policy does not cover diacetyl claim damages

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2011

An insurer that issued commercial umbrella policies to a company that makes flavorings ingredients, including those used in butter-flavored microwave popcorn, is seeking a declaration that it has no obligation under those policies to defend or indemnify the company in lawsuits alleging respiratory injury from exposure to diacetyl

EEOC files disability discrimination lawsuit on behalf of morbidly obese man

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2011

The Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) has filed a claim under the amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act against a company that allegedly discharged a morbidly obese man