Wolfgang Puck Settles Wage and Hour Class Action Lawsuit

A wage and hour lawsuit involving nearly 900 employees of Wolfgang Puck has concluded in a class action settlement after nearly two years of litigation. Beginning in 2012, a large group of employees from Wolfgang Puck alleged various wage and hour class... Read More »

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Former WWE Wrestlers File Brain Injury Class Action Lawsuit

On Jan. 16, a brain injury class action lawsuit was filed against World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. by two former wrestlers who allege WWE’s business practices encourage performers to fight despite injuries and downplay the risk of wrestlers incurring brain injuries in the future. Plaintiffs… Read More »

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Unum Lawsuit Alleges Bad Faith Insurance Practices

An Unum policyholder from Rock Hill, South Carolina, has filed suit against Unum, alleging a bad faith insurance denial. The text of the Unum lawsuit is sparse on details, but holds that Plaintiff Caroline B. had an Unum policy through her employer.... Read More »

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Wet Seal Hit with Class Action over Abrupt Store Closures

Last week, a class action lawsuit was filed on behalf of workers left in the dark after retail clothing store The Wet Seal Inc. abruptly shuttered its stores earlier this month on Jan. 7. Lead plaintiffs Katelin Pruitt and Lalaine Ortega allege in… Read More »

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Employees Want $1M PetSmart Class Action Settlement Approved

PetSmart Inc. has reached a proposed $1 million class action settlement with a class of 1,100 former employees who received severance wages in the form a paycard (similar to a prepaid ATM card), according to a motion for preliminary approval filed January 12... Read More »

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7 Sony Data Breach Class Action Lawsuits May Be Merged

The three law firms representing seven groups of current and former Sony employees affected by a massive hacking attack this fall are seeking to consolidate their clients’ data breach class action lawsuits, arguing that the cases are demonstrably similar and would otherwise… Read More »

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California Supreme Court: Pay Wages to On-Call Guards

Should employees be paid for time in which they are allowed to sleep or watch television? This was the question at issue in a recently filed wage and hour class action lawsuit over "uncompensated free time." But according to California's Supreme Court, the issue... Read More »

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Sky Chefs Reaches $1.75M Wage And Hour Settlement

Final approval of a $1.75 million California wage and hour violations class action lawsuit settlement has been granted. Airline food and beverage catering service, Sky Chefs Inc., has agreed to pay $1.75 million to settle the wage and hour lawsuit alleging it... Read More »

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Ark. Man Files Unum Lawsuit for Bad Faith Insurance Denial

An Arkansas man has filed a disability insurance lawsuit against Unum Life Insurance Company alleging the company wrongfully denied long-term disability (LTD) benefits under his employer’s plan. Long-term disability benefits provide financial benefits to employees when they are unable to work due to... Read More »

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McDonalds Manager Benefits, 401K Plans Under Scrutiny

For any McDonalds manager, their 401k plan is the most vital source of income for their retirement. However, recently the fast food corporation has come under fire for reportedly causing these 401k plans to drop in value due to bad investment decisions. Many... Read More »

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Michaels Hit With Background Check Class Action Lawsuit

A Missouri woman says that a craft retailer violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act during her employment application process, according to a recently filed Michaels background check class action lawsuit. Raini Burnside alleges that she applied to work at a store through… Read More »

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