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Anheuser-Busch cleared in sex-bias suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2014

After a three-week trial, a jury has reportedly cleared Anheuser-Busch of sex discrimination in a suit brought by former executive Francine Katz, who


Drug-resistant bacteria allegedly linked to industrial farm workers
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2013

A recent study examining the prevalence of methicillin and multidrug resistant Staphyloccocus aureus (MRSA and MDRSA) among farm workers has reported


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


Former steakhouse server seeks to revive collective wage-and-hour claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2013

A woman who formerly worked as a LongHorn Steakhouse server has asked a federal court for permission to modify her motion for a collective action


Farm workers sue California over heat-related death and illness
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2012

The United Farm Workers has reportedly filed a lawsuit against the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (CalOSHA) over its alleged “systemic failure” to enforce a 7-year-old regulation requiring farmers to provide water, shade and rest to employees to prevent heat illness or death


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


Court applies de minimis defense to wage-and-hour claim against Starbucks
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2014

A federal court in California has determined that the tasks an employee performed only when working the closing shift for Starbucks Corp. consumed a


CNNMoney reports on alleged wage violations in fast food industry
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2014

CNNMoney has published a May 1, 2014, article claiming that the Department of Labor (DOL) has difficulty cracking down on labor and wage violations


Brewery worker claims free beer was part of regular base pay
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2013

A former non-exempt Anheuser-Busch brewery worker in California has filed a putative class action against the company alleging that it violated the


Employee claims she lost job by reporting illegal seafood co. practices
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2012

A New Jersey resident from Scotland, who began working in 2000 for seafood company North Landing Ltd. at the invitation of its former owner, has filed a wrongful discharge suit against the company, its new owners and a supervisor claiming that her concerns over the company’s purportedly illegal practices, when brought to the attention of her supervisor, resulted in him verbally berating and slapping her, thus creating a hostile work environment that she could no longer tolerate