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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 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


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


Court approves $6.5-million settlement in race-discrimination lawsuit against grocery chain
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2014

An Arizona federal court has preliminarily approved a settlement in a lawsuit alleging that Bashas' Inc. paid Hispanic workers less than comparable


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’s discrimination claims against Hawaiian farming operations narrowed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2012

A federal court in Hawaii has dismissed in part a complaint filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against farmers and a recruiting company that allegedly mistreated Thai workers


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



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


Food & Beverage Litigation Update: Issue 616
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2016

A California federal court has granted in part and denied in part a motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging Chipotle Mexixan Grill Inc. misleadingly