We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 1-10 of 101

Rite Aid to pay almost $21 million to settle class action suits for unpaid overtime by assistant store managers

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2012

A federal district court in Pennsylvania gave preliminary approval in Craig v. Rite Aid Corporation to a settlement of fifteen wage and hour class action lawsuits brought by assistant store managers and co-managers against Rite Aid in 30 states and the District of Columbia

Court refuses to enforce invention assignment agreement as unlawful noncompete

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 10 2009

In Applied Materials v. Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Company, the federal district court for the Northern District of California refused to enforce an invention assignment clause that required former employees to assign inventions disclosed within one year of termination of employment if the invention related to work performed by the employee for the employer

New York employer's flex-time policy precluded holding employee accountable for tardiness

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2013

Flex-time policies are fairly common among U.S. employers, and allow employees to arrive and leave work within a defined time range, instead of

Polo Ralph Lauren settles off-the-clock wage claim for $4 million

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 9 2010

In Otsuka v. Polo Ralph Lauren Corp., a federal district court in Northern California approved a $4 million class action settlement for unpaid wages

Employee fails to establish sexual harassment based on isolated events

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 10 2011

In Brennan v. Townsend & O'Leary Enterprises, Inc., a California court of appeal affirmed a judgment notwithstanding the verdict for the employer that overturned a $250,000 jury verdict in employee's favor for sexual harassment

Yelp sued by volunteer writers for alleged misclassification and unpaid wages

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2013

In Panzer v. Yelp, plaintiffs filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California alleging they should be compensated

Washington employer must reinstate employee after FMLA leave despite having doubts about employee's ability to perform job

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2013

In Chaney v. Providence Health Care, Robert Chaney worked as a hospital radiologic technician in the State of Washington. Chaney was instructed to

Settlement approved of class action over requirement that Footlocker employees wear athletic shoes purchased at employee expense

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2012

In Kullar v. Footlocker, a California court of appeal approved a settlement of a class action lawsuit for almost $1.3 million covering about 18,000 employees arising out of, among other claims, an employer requirement that the employees wear athletic shoes to work that had to be purchased at the employee's expense

Employees must be paid for on-call time while required to stay on work premises

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 19 2013

In Mendiola v. CPS Security Solutions, Inc., a California Court of Appeal ruled that security guards must be paid for time spent on-call where they

No retaliation for terminating employee seven months after sexual harassment complaint

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 9 2010

In Burkhart v. American Railcar Industries Inc., the federal Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a plaintiff's claim that she was terminated for having complained about sexual harassment seven months before her termination