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NLRB General Counsel to name McDonald’s as joint employer
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2014

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Richard Griffin has reportedly determined that McDonald's, USA, LLC will be named as a "joint


Federal Court urges parties to negotiate in USDA gender discrimination case
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2010

According to a news source, a district court in the District of Columbia has denied a request seeking an order that the Justice Department submit a proposal for settling claims of loan program discrimination filed by female farmers against the U.S. Department of Agriculture


Federal appeals court sends obesity disability litigation back to trial court
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2010

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has returned to a federal district court litigation alleging that a karate instructor was fired because he was obese in violation of a New York City law that forbids disability-based workplace discrimination


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


Class certification revoked for pizza delivery drivers
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2013

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed the grant of class certification for some 1,600 Domino's Pizza delivery drivers in Minnesota


Court approves settlement of wage claims against Japanese steakhouse chain
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2013

A federal court in California has reportedly approved the settlement of wage related claims in a class action filed by restaurant managers against


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


Federal court approves Starbucks’ settlement of wage-and-hour class action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2013

A federal court in California has preliminarily approved a $3-million settlement of claims by state Starbucks Corp. employees that the company denied


“Fast food forward” stages second strike in six months
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2013

Fast Food Forward has apparently coordinated its second strike in six months as part of its long-term effort to unionize fast-food employees in New


OSHA releases report on Voluntary Protection Program
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2012

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently released a report on its Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) in response to congressional criticism of the program and the Government Accountability Office’s call for improved oversight