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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


NLRB judge rules grocery chain’s arb. agreements violate labor law
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2014

A National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) judge has determined that Sprouts Farmers Market violated federal labor law by requiring employees to sign


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


McDonald’s and franchisee not liable for cashier’s spatula attack on customer
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2012

A Mississippi appeals court has determined that neither McDonald’s Corp. nor one of its franchisees could be held liable for injuries allegedly resulting from a spatula-wielding cashier’s response to a dispute with a customer


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


Ruby Tuesday to pay $575,000 to settle EEOC age-bias suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2013

Some four years after the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) accused several Ruby Tuesday, Inc. restaurants in Pennsylvania and Ohio


Statement of decision supports oral ruling on fraudulent pesticide exposure claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2011

A California court has issued a statement of decision in support of its July 2010 oral ruling vacating a judgment in favor of plaintiffs who alleged they had been rendered sterile from chemicals used on Nicaraguan banana plantations


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


Cruz-Alvarez, Canfield Analyze SCOTUS Ruling in Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2016

"The U.S. Supreme Court recently deviated from its historically stringent view on class certification and affirmed an Eighth Circuit decision to


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