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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

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

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

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 recognizes severe obesity as disability under ADA

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 16 2011

Denying an employer’s motions for summary judgment in an employment discrimination suit, a federal court in Louisiana has determined that severe obesity, regardless of its basis, qualifies as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act

Employees forced to buy Bob Evans uniforms sue for unpaid minimum wages

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2014

Bob Evans servers who were paid under the "tip credit" provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) claim in a collective action filed in a

Salesman seeks damages for obesity discrimination

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 21 2013

A salesman has reportedly filed a discrimination lawsuit against his former employer in a New York state court alleging that the employer, who had

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

Texas hospital refuses to hire employees with BMI exceeding 35

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 6 2012

Citizens Medical Center, located in Victoria, Texas, has reportedly instituted a prohibition on hiring any employee with a body mass index (BMI) higher than 35, or 210 pounds for an individual 5 feet, 5 inches tall or 245 pounds for someone 5-foot-10