Wendy’s Employee Class Action Lawsuit Partially Dismissed

A Nevada judge recently dismissed three out of four claims brought forth in a Wendy's employee class action lawsuit. This class action lawsuit was filed by four workers who allege Wendy’s International Inc. pays less than minimum wage and violates a state labor... Read More »

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Man Sues Bed Bath & Beyond for Failure to Pay Overtime

Joshua worked as a department manager at a Houston Bed Bath & Beyond from Jan. 14, 2014 until Sept. 26, 2014. His rate of pay was reportedly $1,038.46 per week. Though the retailer did not maintain accurate time records, according to Joshua’s... Read More »

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Pecora Corp. to Pay $7.5M Asbestos Mesothelioma Settlement

On Jan. 15, a New Jersey jury awarded a $7.5 million mesothelioma settlement in a case filed against several asbestos manufacturers. This mesothelioma lawsuit is the first asbestos case to be tried before U.S. District Judge Ana C. Viscomi, New Jersey’s newly appointed asbestos... Read More »

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Costco Settles California Overtime Class Action Lawsuit

A Calfornia overtime class action settlement has been reached, according to documents filed Feb. 3 in California federal court. The large complaint over California employee rights was filed against Costco Wholesale Corp. several years ago after Costco allegedly forced employees to work... Read More »

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Burger King Hit With Unpaid Overtime Class Action Lawsuit

Burger King Corp. misclassified its operations coaches and trainees as exempt employees in order to stiff them of overtime pay, saving the fast-food chain millions of dollars, according to allegations in a recently filed overtime pay class action lawsuit brought by a... Read More »

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Mining Co. Appeals Asbestos Mesothelioma Verdict

A mining company found negligent for exposing a worker to asbestos, allegedly resulting in the man's development of malignant asbestos mesothelioma, is appealing the plaintiff's award of $2.2 million. In August 2014, the Dust and Diseases Tribunal of New South Wales, a... Read More »

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Class Action: Victoria’s Secret Violated California Labor Laws

A wage and hour class action lawsuit filed against Victoria’s Secret alleges that the lingerie retailer scheduled employees to work, then revoked or cancelled shifts without informing employees, allegedly in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and various California labor... Read More »

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Staples Faces FLSA Claims in Unpaid Overtime Class Action

An unpaid overtime class action lawsuit was filed against Staples on Feb. 5., alleging the popular office supply store failed to pay their delivery drivers for all hours worked. Named plaintiff James M. filed the unpaid overtime lawsuit against Staples for allegedly... Read More »

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Court Rules Asbestos Death Within Statute Cutoff

In a recent legal action stemming from a maintenance machinist's death from mesothelioma allegedly caused by his workplace asbestos exposure, his widow's claims against a distributor and contractor of insulation were not barred by Wisconsin's 10-year construction statute of repose, the Wisconsin... Read More »

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Sony Wants Cyberattack Data Breach Class Actions Tossed

Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. is contesting seven class action lawsuits that have been filed against the entertainment company over the cyberattack that the company was hit with in November 2014 by North Korea. According to Sony’s motions to dismiss the class action… Read More »

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