Calif. Grocery Workers Win $1.5M Wage Class Action Settlement

Final approval of a $1.5 million California unpaid overtime class action settlement has been granted by a Los Angeles Superior Court judge. The money will go to roughly 15,000 employees who were allegedly forced to work off the clock at dozens of Vallarta... Read More »

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Coca-Cola Agrees to $750,000 Wage and Hour Settlement

The Coca-Cola Company has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle a wage and hour class action lawsuit brought by plaintiffs who accused the company of failing to pay its employees for commuting time, vacation pay and cell phone expenses. According to lead... Read More »

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Unum Faces Bad Faith Insurance Denial Lawsuit

A bad faith insurance denial lawsuit was filed against Unum Life Insurance Company by a Tennessee woman who alleges the company wrongfully denied her long-term disability benefits. Plaintiff Lydia Venice Kimbro had been  employed by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee as a full-time... Read More »

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Overtime Laws in California: What You Need to Know

Overtime laws in California are commonly misunderstood or unknown to many workers. Many people are due overtime pay for hours worked. Here are the basics of overtime laws in California. California law states that overtime in California includes any time worked over eight... Read More »

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$2.8M CVS Unpaid Overtime Class Action Settlement Approved

CVS Pharmacy Inc. will pay $2.8 million to settle claims brought in a CVS unpaid overtime class action lawsuit accusing the nationwide drug chain of not paying overtime. A California judge has approved the CVS unpaid overtime class action settlement, which will award... Read More »

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Unum Sued Over Denied Disability Claim

Unum Life Insurance Company faces a lawsuit alleging that it wrongfully denied long-term disability (LTD) benefits. Disability insurance provides financial benefits to employees when they are unable to work due to a disability caused by a covered illness or injury, regardless of... Read More »

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Abercrombie Hit With Unpaid Overtime Class Action Lawsuit

Abercrombie & Fitch Trading Co. was hit with an unpaid overtime class action lawsuit alleging the popular clothing retailer misclassified sales and stockroom employees as overtime wage exempt, even though these associates allegedly work over 40 hours during any given work week.... Read More »

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$3.2M GIS Background Check Class Action Settlement Approved

On Tuesday, a Pennsylvania federal judge gave final approval to a settlement that will resolve two class action lawsuits alleging General Information Services Inc. violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by providing pre-employment reports with adverse information that was more than… Read More »

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Unum Accused of Unfair Insurance Claim Denial

A Unum disability claim denial lawsuit was filed by a physician who alleges the insurer unfairly rejected a legitimate claim. Plaintiff Dr. Samuel Mathew, a licensed medical physician since 1982, has long term disability insurance under the Intra-Hearts Service Corporation policy provided... Read More »

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Verizon Reaches Unpaid Overtime Class Action Settlement

Verizon California Inc. has recently reached a multimillion dollar settlement in an unpaid overtime class action lawsuit. According to the plaintiffs in the wage and hour lawsuit, Verizon did not properly document employees' pay, making it functionally impossible to determine if employees... Read More »

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Chase Bank Agrees to $12M Unpaid Overtime Settlement

JP Morgan Chase Bank agreed to a $12 million settlement in a class action lawsuit alleging its bank tellers were not paid for overtime they worked. The unpaid overtime class action lawsuit, originally filed in California federal court in 2011, accuses Chase... Read More »

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Unum Hit With Bad Faith Insurance Lawsuit

An Illinois woman filed a disability insurance lawsuit against Unum Life Insurance Company for allegedly withholding her long-term disability benefits. Plaintiff Cynthia Maria Uqdah claims that Unum used bad faith insurance tactics to deny her long-term disability benefits after she repeatedly applied for them,... Read More »

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JP Morgan to Pay $2.4M to Settle Unpaid Overtime Lawsuit

JPMorgan Chase will pay $2.4 million to resolve a federal unpaid overtime class action lawsuit filed against the bank on behalf of salaried commercial real estate appraisers in California that it allegedly misclassified as exempt employees who were not eligible to collect... Read More »

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