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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


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


Ruby Tuesday to pay $575,000 to settle EEOC age-bias suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2013

Some four years after the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) accused several Ruby Tuesday, Inc. restaurants in Pennsylvania and Ohio


Fast-food worker alleges pregnancy-related discrimination
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2014

A fast-food worker in Oregon has reportedly sued her former employer, seeking $242,000 in damages on the ground that she was discharged because she


Chipotle employees file wage-and-hour class action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2014

A former Chiptole Mexican Grill employee has brought a wage-and-hour complaint against the company, including claims of harassment, gender


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


OSHA adds diacetyl substitutes to National Emphasis Program document
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2011

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has revised its "National Emphasis Program (NEP) on Microwave Popcorn Processing Plants," to add several diacetyl substitutes to its policies and procedures for minimizing or eliminating worker exposures "to the hazards associated with microwave popcorn manufacturing


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