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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


Jury agrees with Benihana over employee classification
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

A federal jury in California has reportedly determined that Benihana properly classified three restaurant managers as exempt thus concluding wage-related litigation against the chain


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


Online marketer accused of sharing supplement company’s trade secrets
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2014

Dietary supplement maker Lepton Labs LL C has reportedly filed a lawsuit in California state court against its former marketer, W4 LL C, alleging


Second Circuit sends Starbucks tips dispute to New York court with questions
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has certified to the New York Court of Appeals questions arising under state employment law in a dispute over the distribution of tips in Starbucks stores


OEHHA proposes regulatory provisions on Labor Code listing mechanism
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2014

California EPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has proposed adding a regulation to Title 27 of the California Code of


Insurance companies seek contribution from other insurers in defending diacetyl exposure lawsuits
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2010

A group of insurance companies has sued another group of insurers, seeking a declaration that the defendants are also required to indemnify and defend flavoring companies that have been named as defendants in lawsuits by former microwave popcorn- and candy-plant employees alleging injuries from exposure to diacetyl


Advocacy organization report calls for protection of young agricultural workers
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2010

Human Rights Watch has issued a report titled "Fields of Peril: Child Labor in US Agriculture" that describes the working conditions facing the nation's youngest field laborers and calls for changes to federal employment and environmental laws to provide them with greater protections


Ninth Circuit issues ruling on seasonal farm-worker wages
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2011

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that the owner of peach and pear orchards in Oregon violated the law by crediting its seasonal workers' housing costs toward their minimum wage and by paying them the day after their last workday


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