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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

Burger King franchisee to pay $25,000 to cashier fired for wearing skirt prescribed by faith

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2013

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a consent decree with a federal court in Texas to resolve claims that a Burger King

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

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

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

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

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

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

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