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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 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.”


Wage and rest break claimants settle California suit against Starbucks
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2013

The plaintiffs in putative class litigation alleging inaccurate wage statements and denial of required meal breaks have filed a motion for


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


TGI Fridays targeted in wage suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2013

A California resident who worked at a TGI Fridays in Los Angeles has filed a putative class action on behalf of a statewide class of current and


Employees forced to buy Bob Evans uniforms sue for unpaid minimum wages
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2014

Bob Evans servers who were paid under the "tip credit" provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) claim in a collective action filed in a


Rudd Center Survey Finds Support for Laws Against Weight Discrimination
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2015

The University of Connecticut's Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity has conducted a study assessing public support for policies and laws that would


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


Hazardous material transportation penalties increase
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2013

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration issued a final rule on April 17, 2013, revising maximum and minimum civil penalties for


DOL assures withdrawal of OSHA memo on grain-storage safety
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2014

Following complaints that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) had improperly attempted to enforce workplace safety rules on