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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


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


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


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


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


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


Waffle house worker claims owner falsely reported that minimum wage was paid
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2011

A former employee of an Olathe, Kansas, waffle venue has brought a collective action against his employer alleging that it reported inaccurate tip earnings so that it would appear that his total earnings were compliant with the federal minimum wage



New lawsuits filed: cochineal extract in Starbucks products, salmonella in pet food and eggs, Frito-Lay challenge to order for production of employment data
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2012

A California resident has filed a putative class action against Starbucks Corp. alleging that the company deceived consumers by failing to disclose that some of its products were made with cochineal extract, a common food-coloring ingredient made from crushed insects


Court allows truck driver’s civil rights claims to proceed against Burger King franchisee
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2012

A federal court in Pennsylvania has denied the motion for summary judgment filed by a Burger King franchisee sued for violating the civil rights of an African-American truck driver who alleged that restaurant employees spit in his sandwich before serving it