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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


DOL’s IG recommends that OSHA expand site-specific targeting
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Office of Inspector General (IG) has released a report recommending that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) expand the types of employers inspected in the agency’s site-specific targeting program


Jury agrees with Benihana over employee classification
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

A federal jury in California has reportedly determined that Benihana properly classified three restaurant managers as exempt thus concluding wage-related litigation against the chain


T.G.I. Friday’s to address leave policy issues
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2013

According to a news source, restaurant chain T.G.I. Friday's has agreed to make leave-policy changes affecting the employees working at its 272


Second Circuit sends Starbucks tips dispute to New York court with questions
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has certified to the New York Court of Appeals questions arising under state employment law in a dispute over the distribution of tips in Starbucks stores


OSHA to initiate ADR pilot project under whistleblower program
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2012

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced the launch of an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) pilot project for complaints filed with the agency’s Whistleblower Protection Program


OEHHA proposes regulatory provisions on Labor Code listing mechanism
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2014

California EPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has proposed adding a regulation to Title 27 of the California Code of


Insurance companies seek contribution from other insurers in defending diacetyl exposure lawsuits
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2010

A group of insurance companies has sued another group of insurers, seeking a declaration that the defendants are also required to indemnify and defend flavoring companies that have been named as defendants in lawsuits by former microwave popcorn- and candy-plant employees alleging injuries from exposure to diacetyl


Advocacy organization report calls for protection of young agricultural workers
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2010

Human Rights Watch has issued a report titled "Fields of Peril: Child Labor in US Agriculture" that describes the working conditions facing the nation's youngest field laborers and calls for changes to federal employment and environmental laws to provide them with greater protections


Jury convicts owner and company for violations of asbestos work-practice standards
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2010

A federal jury in New York has reportedly convicted the owner of a Rochester-based asbestos abatement company and the company of eight counts of knowing violations of Clean Air Act asbestos work-practice standards