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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
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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
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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

Petco Animal Supplies Late Payment of Wages New York Class Action

Petco is known as a place where consumers can buy supplies for their dogs and other animals and where they can have their animals groomed or trained. This class action brings suit against Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. and Petco Animal Supplies Stores, Inc., alleging labor violations in the companies’ treatment of those who work for  Read more

Employment
Failure to Provide Accurate and/or Itemized Wage Statements, Failure to Pay Wages on Time, Employment Violations
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Northwell Health 403(b) Plan Breach of Fiduciary Duty Class Action

The complaint for this class action brings suit against Northwell Health, Inc. and the Northwell Health, Inc. 403(b) Plan Committee for breach of fiduciary duties. A 403(b) retirement plan is similar to a 401(k), except that it is for employees of tax-exempt and nonprofit organizations, like certain schools and hospitals. Like 401(k) plans, it is  Read more

Employment
Retirement Plans, Retirement Plan Mismanagement, ERISA Violations, Employment Violations, Breach of Fiduciary Duty
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Plexus Corp. 401(k) Plan Breaches of Fiduciary Duty Class Action

The complaint for this class action asserts that the primary purpose of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) is to protect the participants and beneficiaries in private retirement plans. Those who manage or administer the plans must act solely in the interest of the interest of these parties. The complaint brings suit against Plexus  Read more

Employment
Retirement Plan Mismanagement, ERISA Violations, Employment Violations, Breach of Fiduciary Duty
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McDonald’s Overtime and Breaks Labor Violations California Class Action

This California class action brings suit against McDonald’s Restaurants of California, Inc. and McDonald’s USA, LLC for employment violations. Among the allegations are unpaid overtime and failure to allow for proper rest and meal breaks. As is usual in such cases, these violations have led to “downstream” problems, such as inaccurate wage statements and waiting  Read more

Employment
Unpaid Overtime, Failure to Allow for/Figure in Break Time, Employment Violations
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Dick’s Sporting Goods Off-the-Clock Security Check California Class Action

Companies sometimes ask employees to perform some type of work before they’ve clocked in or after they’ve clocked out—for example, putting on protective gear or starting up computer systems. In this class action, a worker at Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. complains that she is forced to wait in line, off the clock, for a security  Read more

Employment
Unpaid Overtime, Not Paid for All Hours Worked, Employment Violations
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Aaron’s Overtime Pay and Breaks California Class Action

When a company calculates the overtime rate of pay for its employees, it must take into consideration more than just the employee’s base hourly pay. The complaint for this class action alleges that Aaron’s, Inc. does not figure in incentive pay when calculating employees’ overtime rates. It also alleges that the company does not give  Read more

Employment
Improper Calculation of Overtime Rates, Failure to Allow for/Figure in Break Time, Employment Violations
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Kohl’s Misclassification of Assistant Store Managers New York Class Action

The first sentence of the complaint for this class action makes a flat statement: “Retail employers must pay overtime to their assistant managers unless their primary duty is management.” It attributes this requirement to New York Labor Law. However, the complaint contends, Kohl’s Department Stores, Inc. and Kohl’s Corporation misclassify assistant stores managers as exempt  Read more

Employment
Unpaid Overtime, Misclassifying Employees as Exempt, Employment Violations