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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


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


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


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


Popcorn lung alleged against diacetyl makers and sellers
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2011

A number of former employees of an animal-food flavoring maker have sued companies that make or sell the butter-flavoring chemical diacetyl, alleging that occupational exposure caused them to contract a debilitating lung disease known as bronchiolitis obliterans (or popcorn lung


Discredited resveratrol researcher sues UConn for wrongful termination
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2013

A scientist who was accused of falsifying data in research on the purported health benefits of red wine has reportedly sued the University of


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


Federal appeals court sends obesity disability litigation back to trial court
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2010

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has returned to a federal district court litigation alleging that a karate instructor was fired because he was obese in violation of a New York City law that forbids disability-based workplace discrimination


NLRB judge finds fast-food Facebook post encouraged harassment of union supporter
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2012

A National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) administrative law judge has determined that the owner of 10 Jimmy John’s fast-food restaurants in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area violated federal law during a labor dispute by, among other matters, posting a pro-union employee’s phone number on its Facebook page and suggesting that members text the employee to “let him know how they feel.”


Donning and doffing class certified; U.S. Supreme Court declines to review compensation ruling
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2012

A federal court in Arkansas has reportedly certified a class of poultryprocessing plant workers who allege that the company has violated federal and state employment laws by failing to compensate them for the time they spend donning, doffing and sanitizing required gear and equipment, as well as walking to and from the production floor and performing other job-related duties