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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


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


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


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


Recently filed lawsuits: death in a chocolate factory, demand for documents in NYC “man drinking fat” ads, new claims that Wesson Oil is not “100 natural”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2011

The parents of a 29-year-old who died after he fell into a vat of chocolate have filed a wrongful death action in a Pennsylvania state court against the company that owned the plant where he worked and a number of other defendants involved in manufacturing the allegedly faulty equipment that purportedly led to the accident


California appellate court refuses to certify Chipotle employee class action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2010

A California court of appeals has denied the request of a former Chipotle employee to certify a class of current and former non-managerial employees alleging that the company violated labor laws by denying them meal and rest breaks


Starbucks can limit number of pro-union buttons worn by employees
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2012

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that Starbucks Corp. did not violate federal labor law by adopting a dress code which limits the number of pro-union buttons its employees can wear on their uniforms


Court grants conditional class certification in T.G.I. Friday’s wage action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2015

A New York federal court has granted conditional class certification to plaintiffs employed by T.G.I. Friday's who allege underpayment for side work


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


Court orders Schwan’s to reimburse work-related use of personal cell phones
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2014

A California appeals court has determined that the state Labor Code requires employers to reimburse employees who "must use their personal cell