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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

Court orders Schwan’s to reimburse work-related use of personal cell phones

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2014

A California appeals court has determined that the state Labor Code requires employers to reimburse employees who "must use their personal cell

Restaurant manager alleges obesity discrimination

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

According to a news source, a 600-pound man, who worked as a Hometown Buffet restaurant manager, has filed a lawsuit under the Americans with

California Olive Garden workers bring wage-related claims

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2012

Two California men who allegedly worked as cooks at a Riverside County Olive Garden have filed a putative class action as private attorneys general under the California Labor Code, claiming that they performed off-the-clock work, were not provided meal or rest breaks as required by law or paid overtime, and had the cost of shoes deducted from their paychecks

OSHA to revise employer reporting requirements for fatalities, injuries, amputations

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2011

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would revise recordkeeping and reporting requirements for work-related injuries and illnesses

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

Fast-food worker alleges pregnancy-related discrimination

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

A fast-food worker in Oregon has reportedly sued her former employer, seeking $242,000 in damages on the ground that she was discharged because she

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

California court dismisses banana plantation lawsuit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 10 2012

A California Superior Court has reportedly dismissed a lawsuit filed by nearly 3,000 Philippine banana plantation workers who claimed that exposure to the pesticide 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP) more than 30 years ago caused physical and mental injury including sterility, testicular atrophy, miscarriages, and cancer

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