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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


California Olive Garden workers bring wage-related claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2012

Two California men who allegedly worked as cooks at a Riverside County Olive Garden have filed a putative class action as private attorneys general under the California Labor Code, claiming that they performed off-the-clock work, were not provided meal or rest breaks as required by law or paid overtime, and had the cost of shoes deducted from their paychecks


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


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


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


Trade groups challenge DOL’s new tip pool rule for restaurant employees
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2012

Restaurant trade organizations, an Oregon restaurant and one of its employees, a server, have filed a complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief against the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), alleging that its interpretation of the Fair Labor Standards Act, forbidding restaurants from distributing a share of tips to non-tipped employees, regardless of whether the restaurants use the tips as a credit toward paying their employees minimum wage, conflicts with a Ninth Circuit decision and will force the restaurants to incur significant costs or subject them to litigation


Workers’ comp deductibles at issue in pork employees’ neurological disease
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2011

A Minnesota appeals court has reportedly decided a dispute over workers' compensation deductibles in favor of a pork processing company's insurance carrier in litigation arising from injuries to employees exposed to the mist from pig brain tissue


Restaurant workers sue Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2010

Renowned restaurateurs Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich have reportedly been sued by workers in their East and West Coast restaurants


Chipotle Reaches Settlement in Tainted Food Litigation; Hit with New Employment Lawsuit in California
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2016

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. and its customers who consumed tainted food during outbreaks of E. Coli, Salmonella and norovirus have report- edly


NIOSH to target Maritime Safety issues
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2015

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has launched a Center for Maritime Safety and Health Studies. The new program will