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California Olive Garden workers bring wage-related claims

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2012

Two California men who allegedly worked as cooks at a Riverside County Olive Garden have filed a putative class action as private attorneys general under the California Labor Code, claiming that they performed off-the-clock work, were not provided meal or rest breaks as required by law or paid overtime, and had the cost of shoes deducted from their paychecks

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

Restaurant manager alleges obesity discrimination

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

According to a news source, a 600-pound man, who worked as a Hometown Buffet restaurant manager, has filed a lawsuit under the Americans with

Fast-food worker alleges pregnancy-related discrimination

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

A fast-food worker in Oregon has reportedly sued her former employer, seeking $242,000 in damages on the ground that she was discharged because she

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

Food Lion sued for religious discrimination

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2014

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit in North Carolina federal court against Food Lion alleging that the grocery

EEOC files disability discrimination lawsuit on behalf of morbidly obese man

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2011

The Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) has filed a claim under the amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act against a company that allegedly discharged a morbidly obese man

Fast food workers vote against unionizing

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2010

Employees at 10 Minneapolis-based Jimmy John's sandwich shops have reportedly voted against joining the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), which has since alleged that the close election "was marred by misconduct."

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

Recently filed lawsuits: death in a chocolate factory, demand for documents in NYC “man drinking fat” ads, new claims that Wesson Oil is not “100 natural”

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2011

The parents of a 29-year-old who died after he fell into a vat of chocolate have filed a wrongful death action in a Pennsylvania state court against the company that owned the plant where he worked and a number of other defendants involved in manufacturing the allegedly faulty equipment that purportedly led to the accident