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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


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


NIOSH to target Maritime Safety issues
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2015

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has launched a Center for Maritime Safety and Health Studies. The new program will


Wage and rest break claimants settle California suit against Starbucks
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2013

The plaintiffs in putative class litigation alleging inaccurate wage statements and denial of required meal breaks have filed a motion for


Grocery profit-sharing arrangement during labor strike ruled anticompetitive
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2010

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that an agreement among grocery chains in Southern California to share profits during an anticipated labor strike was anticompetitive in violation of the Sherman Act and rejected defendants' argument that the violation could be excused because the agreement was designed to be used as an economic weapon in a labor dispute


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


Cruz-Alvarez, Canfield Analyze SCOTUS Ruling in Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2016

"The U.S. Supreme Court recently deviated from its historically stringent view on class certification and affirmed an Eighth Circuit decision to


Rudd Center Survey Finds Support for Laws Against Weight Discrimination
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2015

The University of Connecticut's Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity has conducted a study assessing public support for policies and laws that would


Jury awards $240,000 to Muslim workers fired for refusal to transport beer
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2015

A jury has awarded two Muslim men $240,000 after they were fired from Star Transport Inc. for refusing to transport beer because of their religious


Burger King franchisee to pay $25,000 to cashier fired for wearing skirt prescribed by faith
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2013

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a consent decree with a federal court in Texas to resolve claims that a Burger King