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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


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


NLRB judge rules grocery chain’s arb. agreements violate labor law
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2014

A National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) judge has determined that Sprouts Farmers Market violated federal labor law by requiring employees to sign


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


Federal Court urges parties to negotiate in USDA gender discrimination case
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2010

According to a news source, a district court in the District of Columbia has denied a request seeking an order that the Justice Department submit a proposal for settling claims of loan program discrimination filed by female farmers against the U.S. Department of Agriculture


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


Starbucks’ tip-distribution policy upheld in New York
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2013

Answering two of the questions certified to it by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, New York's high court has determined that Starbucks Corp. can


EEOC not entitled to medical information from Nestlé in genetic discrimination case
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2012

A federal court in Kentucky has determined that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is not entitled to information about the medical examinations of Nestlé Prepared Foods employees in relation to a claim by one former employee that he was fired due to “genetic information” discrimination


NLRB General Counsel to name McDonald’s as joint employer
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2014

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Richard Griffin has reportedly determined that McDonald's, USA, LLC will be named as a "joint


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