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Wage and rest break claimants settle California suit against Starbucks
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2013

The plaintiffs in putative class litigation alleging inaccurate wage statements and denial of required meal breaks have filed a motion for


Fast-food worker alleges pregnancy-related discrimination
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2014

A fast-food worker in Oregon has reportedly sued her former employer, seeking $242,000 in damages on the ground that she was discharged because she


Restaurant manager alleges obesity discrimination
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2014

According to a news source, a 600-pound man, who worked as a Hometown Buffet restaurant manager, has filed a lawsuit under the Americans with


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


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


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


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


Waiter claims upscale eatery forced tip sharing
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2014

According to a news source, a Smith & Wollensky waiter has filed a putative class-action lawsuit in a Nevada state court alleging that he was forced


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


Food Lion sued for religious discrimination
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2014

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit in North Carolina federal court against Food Lion alleging that the grocery