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Penn. Transit Authority Class Action Alleges FCRA Violations

A potential class action alleges that the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) when the agency did not provide proper notification to job seekers that they would use credit checks during the application process. Lead plaintiff Frank… Read More »

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Equifax FCRA Class Action Settlement

Equifax has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a class action lawsuit over accusations that the consumer credit reporting agency violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Plaintiffs Donna Soutter, Brenda Arnold, and Joyce Ridgley filed the Equifax class action lawsuit in… Read More »

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Outback Agrees to Pay Workers $3M in Wage and Hour Lawsuit

In a win for hourly employees, Outback Steakhouse’s parent company agreed to pay $3 million to settle a wage and hour class action lawsuit that alleged employees were asked to donate unpaid hours to the company that were nicknamed “Outback Time.” The… Read More »

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FedEx Settles CA Wage and Hour Lawsuit for Undisclosed Amount

California truck drivers who accused FedEx Freight Inc. of failing to pay them adequate wages will be compensated from an undisclosed wage and hour settlement amount, according to an agreement recently approved by a federal judge. U.S. District Judge Dale A. Drozd… Read More »

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What is the Federal False Claims Act?

The federal False Claims Act is one of the most prominent tools available to combat fraud against the government. It works by encouraging potential whistleblowers to step forward. Whistleblowers, also called relators, are individuals who witness some form of fraud against the government… Read More »

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TGI Friday’s Hit With Wage and Hour Lawsuit By Tipped Workers

One of the largest TGI Friday’s franchise operators has been hit with a proposed class action lawsuit alleging that the company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act’s wage and hour provisions by depriving tipped workers of overtime pay and other lawfully earned… Read More »

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Sprouts Data Breach Leads to Another Class Action Lawsuit

A proposed nationwide lawsuit seeks Class certification for possibly thousands of Sprouts Farmers Market employees who might have been affected by a data breach last month through a scam e-mail. Sprouts is a Phoenix, Ariz.-based supermarket chain with about 21,000 employees and… Read More »

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Uber Settles Two Wage and Hour Class Actions for $100M

Uber has agreed to pay up to $100 million and make several policy concessions to settle a pair of major class action lawsuits with drivers in two states that will keep its drivers as independent contractors instead of employees, both sides announced… Read More »

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Hurricane Sandy Workers Reach $1.1M Overtime Lawsuit Settlement

A federal judge in New York issued final approval on a settlement with employees of Prosource Technologies LLC, a disaster relief company, in the amount of $1.135 million. The overtime lawsuit settlement affects employees who were hired to perform disaster relief work… Read More »

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Niagara County Facing Multiple Asbestos Laws Violations

A carpet replacement project at the Lockhart County Clerk’s Office has landed Niagara County in hot water as the State Labor Department contends the County violated at least eight asbestos laws back in January. According to the Labor Department’s Bureau of Public… Read More »

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California Trucking Company Hit With Wage and Hour Lawsuit

Central Freight Lines Inc. is facing a wage and hour class action lawsuit filed in a California federal court, alleging the company had violated California break laws. The claim is being filed by delivery drivers of the trucking company, for allegedly violating… Read More »

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