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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

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

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

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

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

Chicago jury awards $30.4 million to diacetyl-exposed factory worker

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2010

According to a news source, a man who worked in a Chicago-area plant for eight years and was diagnosed with bronchiolitis obliterans has been awarded $30

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

Court grants conditional class certification in T.G.I. Friday’s wage action

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2015

A New York federal court has granted conditional class certification to plaintiffs employed by T.G.I. Friday's who allege underpayment for side work

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