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Idaho “ag-gag” statute struck down
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2015

An Idaho federal court has invalidated a state law that criminalized undercover investigations at agricultural manufacturing plants, finding that the


Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules for Workers in Hormel Don-Doff Class Action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2016

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled that a class of manufacturing- plant workers at Hormel Food Corp. should be paid for the time they need to


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


Jury awards $240,000 to Muslim workers fired for refusal to transport beer
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2015

A jury has awarded two Muslim men $240,000 after they were fired from Star Transport Inc. for refusing to transport beer because of their religious


Papa John’s franchisees to pay workers for labor violations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2015

The U.S. Department of Labor and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman have announced that four Papa John's Pizza franchisees have agreed to


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


Anneli Rufus, “Why caffeine is the perfect addiction for a worker bee society,” AlterNet, May 19, 2010
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2010

This article by book author Anneli Rufus discusses a recently issued scientific study that purports to show that caffeine can "significantly reduce the number of errors" made by shift workers and can, in fact, be more effective at preventing errors than a nap


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


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


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