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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

Ruby Tuesday to pay $575,000 to settle EEOC age-bias suit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 13 2013

Some four years after the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) accused several Ruby Tuesday, Inc. restaurants in Pennsylvania and Ohio

EEOC not entitled to medical information from Nestlé in genetic discrimination case

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 25 2012

A federal court in Kentucky has determined that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is not entitled to information about the medical examinations of Nestlé Prepared Foods employees in relation to a claim by one former employee that he was fired due to “genetic information” discrimination

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

Court approves $6.5-million settlement in race-discrimination lawsuit against grocery chain

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2014

An Arizona federal court has preliminarily approved a settlement in a lawsuit alleging that Bashas' Inc. paid Hispanic workers less than comparable

Federal Court urges parties to negotiate in USDA gender discrimination case

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2010

According to a news source, a district court in the District of Columbia has denied a request seeking an order that the Justice Department submit a proposal for settling claims of loan program discrimination filed by female farmers against the U.S. Department of Agriculture

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

Starbucks can limit number of pro-union buttons worn by employees

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 11 2012

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that Starbucks Corp. did not violate federal labor law by adopting a dress code which limits the number of pro-union buttons its employees can wear on their uniforms

New lawsuits filed: cochineal extract in Starbucks products, salmonella in pet food and eggs, Frito-Lay challenge to order for production of employment data

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 8 2012

A California resident has filed a putative class action against Starbucks Corp. alleging that the company deceived consumers by failing to disclose that some of its products were made with cochineal extract, a common food-coloring ingredient made from crushed insects