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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


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


Settlement approved in Pret A Manger don-doff class action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2014

A New York federal court has approved a $910,000 settlement in a class action contending that Pret A Manger failed to pay employees for the time it


Starbucks can limit number of pro-union buttons worn by employees
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2012

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that Starbucks Corp. did not violate federal labor law by adopting a dress code which limits the number of pro-union buttons its employees can wear on their uniforms


Former steakhouse server seeks to revive collective wage-and-hour claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2013

A woman who formerly worked as a LongHorn Steakhouse server has asked a federal court for permission to modify her motion for a collective action


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


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


Wage-and-hour class action against Starbuck’s settled, attorney’s fees slashed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2013

A federal court in California has given final approval to the settlement of a wage-and-hour class action against Starbucks Corp., including less than


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


Insurer claims policy does not cover diacetyl claim damages
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2011

An insurer that issued commercial umbrella policies to a company that makes flavorings ingredients, including those used in butter-flavored microwave popcorn, is seeking a declaration that it has no obligation under those policies to defend or indemnify the company in lawsuits alleging respiratory injury from exposure to diacetyl