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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

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

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

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

Settlement approved in Pret A Manger don-doff class action

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2014

A New York federal court has approved a $910,000 settlement in a class action contending that Pret A Manger failed to pay employees for the time it

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

Court approves settlement of wage claims against Japanese steakhouse chain

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2013

A federal court in California has reportedly approved the settlement of wage related claims in a class action filed by restaurant managers against

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

Nicaraguan DBCP exposure claims settled by Dole

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Nicaragua, USA
  • -
  • October 7 2011

Dole Food Co. has reportedly signed a definitive settlement agreement that could conclude five U.S. lawsuits and 33 lawsuits filed in Nicaragua by banana plantation workers purportedly exposed to the agricultural chemical DBCP (1,2-Dibromo- 3-chloropropane