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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

No class certification in Labor Code suit against Starbucks

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2014

A federal court in California has refused to certify four classes of Starbucks employees in litigation alleging that its rest break policy and

NLRB judge rules grocery chain’s arb. agreements violate labor law

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2014

A National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) judge has determined that Sprouts Farmers Market violated federal labor law by requiring employees to sign

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

Former Chili’s employee sues over wages

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2011

A California resident has filed a putative class action against Brinker International, Inc., alleging that when she worked for one of its Chili’s Grill & Bar Restaurants she was not paid minimum wage, because the company “fraudulently and maliciously caused Plaintiff and Class members to make up the restaurants’ cash shortages.”

Popcorn lung alleged against diacetyl makers and sellers

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

A number of former employees of an animal-food flavoring maker have sued companies that make or sell the butter-flavoring chemical diacetyl, alleging that occupational exposure caused them to contract a debilitating lung disease known as bronchiolitis obliterans (or popcorn lung

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

T.G.I. Friday’s to address leave policy issues

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 9 2013

According to a news source, restaurant chain T.G.I. Friday's has agreed to make leave-policy changes affecting the employees working at its 272

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

First Circuit upholds $14.1-million judgment in Starbucks tip-sharing class action

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2012

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has determined, as a matter of first impression, that Starbucks Corp. violated a Massachusetts law prohibiting restaurant tips to be shared with employees who have managerial responsibilities, because the “upscale coffee house” chain allowed tips collected in tip jars by the cash registers of its Massachusetts shops to be shared by shift supervisors and baristas