LG Logo Sign on Top of Building

LG Electronics Pay, Overtime, Breaks California Class Action

LG Electronics USA, Inc. makes home appliances, electronics, and mobile communications products— refrigerators, air conditioners, cell phones, televisions, washing machines, and so on. Unfortunately, the complaint for this California class action makes allegations that are all too common—that employees are not paid for all hours worked and not properly compensated for missed meal or rest  Read more

Employment
Vacation Pay, Unpaid Overtime, Not Paid for All Hours Worked, Inaccurate calculation of breaks, Employment Violations
An Array of Goya Food Products

Goya Foods Misclassification of Truck Drivers as Independent Contractors Class Action

This class action brings suit against Goya Foods, Inc. and assorted individuals and unknown parties over the misclassification of certain workers as independent contractors and “us[ing] that improper classification to unlawfully deduct wages from their pay.” The complaint alleges that the deductions made violate the New Jersey Wage Payment Law (NJWPL), the New Jersey Civil  Read more

Employment
Unlawful Charges, Misclassifying Employees as Independent Contractors, Employment Violations, Charges Not Permitted by Law
CVS Health and Aetna Logos

Aetna 401(k) Plan Breach of Fiduciary Duty in Aetna-CVS Merger Class Action

What happens to 401(k) plans when two companies merge? This class action concerns the merger of Aetna, Inc. and CVS Health Corporation during which the Aetna 401(k) plan was converted into the CVS 401(k) plan. It brings suit on behalf of participants in the Aetna plan with Aetna stock in their accounts, claiming breaches of  Read more

Employment
Merger-Related, ERISA Violations, Employment Violations, Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Clock, Stairstep Pile of Coins, and Money in a Jar Labeled "Retirement"

Biogen 401(k) Retirement Plan Breach of Fiduciary Duties Class Action

When companies establish 401(k) plans for their employees, the plans are governed under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). Those who handle the plan are fiduciaries for it and, as such, they owe certain duties to the participants and beneficiaries. However, the fiduciaries of Biogen, Inc.’s 401(k) Savings Plan—Biogen, Inc., the Biogen,  Read more

Employment
Retirement Plan Mismanagement, ERISA Violations, Employment Violations, Breach of Fiduciary Duty
A Rite Aid Store

Rite Aid Unpaid Security Search Time California Class Action

This California labor law class action brings familiar complaints about off-the-clock work, overtime, and meal breaks against Rite Aid Corporation and Thrifty Payless, Inc. The first eight causes of action are intended as class action claims under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 23. The ninth is brought on behalf of the California Labor  Read more

Employment
Unpaid Overtime, Not Paid for All Hours Worked, Inaccurate calculation of breaks, Employment Violations
A Kohl's Store at a Mall

Kohl’s Assistant Store Managers Exempt from Overtime California Class Action

California labor law requires that assistant managers must be paid overtime pay for overtime hours worked, unless more than half of their time is spent on management work. The complaint for this class action alleges that Kohl’s Department Stores, Inc. and Kohl’s Corporation improperly classify their assistant store managers (ASMs) as exempt from this requirement  Read more

Employment
Unpaid Overtime, Overtime Not Paid at Overtime Rates, Employment Violations
Volvo Manufacturing Plant

Volvo Plant Discourages, Punishes Family and Medical Leave Class Action

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) grants workers the right to take time out from their jobs for certain family and medical reasons without negative repercussions. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that Volvo Group North America, LLC discourages workers from taking this kind of leave and finds ways to make it  Read more

Employment
Medical and Family Leave Act (MFLA), Employment Discrimination
LinkedIn Sign on Wall

LinkedIn 401(k) Retirement Plan Fiduciary Duties Class Action

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) governs the handling of company 401(k) plans—in this case, the LinkedIn Corporation 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan and Trust. This class action claims that those handling the LinkedIn plan have breached their fiduciary duties in regard to plan expenses and investment options. It brings suit against not  Read more

Employment
ERISA Violations, Employment Violations, Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Eversource Name and Logo

Eversource 401(k) Plan Breach of Fiduciary Duties Class Action

The Eversource 401(k) plan, like most such plans, is governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Those responsible for the plan include Eversource Energy Service, the Board of Directors of Eversource Energy Service and its members, and the Investment Management Committee and its members. The complaint for this class action contends that these  Read more

Employment
Retirement Plan Mismanagement, ERISA Violations, Employment Violations, Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Front of a Walmart Store

Walmart Failure to Pay for Rest Breaks California Labor Law Class Action

This class action brings suit against Wal-Mart Associates, Inc. It claims the company has violated the California Labor Code, the California Business & Professions Code, and its Industrial Welfare Commission’s Wage Orders. Among other things, the complaint alleges that Walmart has not provided proper rest periods to employees.  Read more

Employment
Failure to Provide Accurate and/or Itemized Wage Statements, Failure to Pay All Wages Due at Termination, Failure to Allow for/Figure in Break Time, Employment Violations