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Waiter claims upscale eatery forced tip sharing

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

According to a news source, a Smith & Wollensky waiter has filed a putative class-action lawsuit in a Nevada state court alleging that he was forced

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

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

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

Chipotle employees file wage-and-hour class action

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

A former Chiptole Mexican Grill employee has brought a wage-and-hour complaint against the company, including claims of harassment, gender

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

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

“Fast food forward” stages second strike in six months

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2013

Fast Food Forward has apparently coordinated its second strike in six months as part of its long-term effort to unionize fast-food employees in New

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

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