A Selection of Four Estee Lauder Products

Estee Lauder 401(k) Plan Breach of Fiduciary Duty Class Action

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) governs retirement plans at larger companies. The complaint for this class action alleges that Estee Lauder, Inc., its Board of Directors, and the Estee Lauder Inc. Fiduciary Investment Committee, alleging that these defendants breached their fiduciary duties to the Estee Lauder Companies 401(k) Savings Plan for  Read more

Employment
Retirement Plan Mismanagement, ERISA Violations, Employment Violations, Breach of Fiduciary Duty
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Starbucks Deficient COBRA Notice at Separation Class Action

Certain federal laws regulate the benefits larger companies provide to their employees. Under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA), an employee terminated under certain circumstances can continue to benefit from the company’s medical plan for a period of time. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that Starbucks Coffee Company does  Read more

Employment
Improper COBRA Notice, ERISA Violations
A Walmart Store

Walmart Security Check Labor Law Violations California Class Action

This class action alleges a long list of employment violations under the California Labor Code and Industrial Welfare Commission Wage Orders against Walmart, Inc., Wal-Mart Associates, Inc., and Walmart Fulfillment Center. The violations are familiar, including failure to pay for all hours worked, failure to pay overtime, and failure to provide proper meal or rest  Read more

Employment
Unpaid Overtime, Not Paid for All Hours Worked, Inaccurate calculation of breaks, Employment Violations
Coins in Jar Labeled "Retirement"

KeyCorp 401(k) Plan Expenses and Oversight Class Action

When a company sets up a retirement plan for its employees, the people overseeing the plan have a fiduciary duty to the members of the plan. They must act in the interests of those members and not in the interest of themselves, the company, or any other party. The complaint for this class action alleges  Read more

Employment
Retirement Plan Mismanagement, ERISA Violations, Employment Violations, Breach of Fiduciary Duty
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Bank of America Improper COBRA Notice for Terminated Employees Class Action

The Employment Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) was amended in 1985 with the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), which permits certain employees who separate from a company to continue their coverage under the company’s health care plan for a limited period of time. The complaint for this class action alleges that Bank  Read more

Employment
Improper COBRA Notice, ERISA Violations, Employment Violations
Sysco Truck in Front of Sysco Facility

Sysco Improper COBRA Notice to Terminated Employees Class Action

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 governs more than retirement provisions for employees of larger companies. Its amendment by the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) permits terminated employees to continue their health insurance coverage for a period of time. In this class action, the complaint alleges that Sysco Corporation did  Read more

Employment
Improper COBRA Notice, Employment Violations
Gas Station Sign with Marathon Logo

Marathon Petroleum Did Not Pay Full Bonuses After Merger Class Action

This class action concerns the merger of Marathon Petroleum Company, LP with Andeavor, LLC. The complaint alleges that Marathon promised certain bonuses to Andeavor employees who were terminated without cause after the merger, but the complaint claims that Marathon has not paid the bonuses.  Read more

Employment
Mergers or Acquisitions, Merger-Related, Failure to Honor Terms of Agreement
A CVS Store in Massachusetts

CVS Avoidance of Overtime Pay for Pharmacists Massachusetts Class Action

This class action alleges that CVS Pharmacy, Inc. requires pharmacists to work overtime, including attending mandatory meetings, for which they were not paid one and a half times their normal rates. Also, on an individual basis, it alleges that CVS did not provide due process to the plaintiff in this case before her termination.  Read more

Employment
Overtime Not Paid at Overtime Rates, Employment Violations
Amazon Corporate Headquarters

Amazon Corporate Improper COBRA Notice Class Action

The complaint for this class action begins with an overview statement: “[Amazon Corporate, LLC], the plan sponsor and plan administrator of the Amazon Group Health & Welfare Plan … has repeatedly violated ERISA by failing to provide participants and beneficiaries in the Plan with adequate notice, as prescribed by COBRA, of their right to continue  Read more

Employment
Improper COBRA Notice, Employment Violations
Inside a FedEx Ground Facility

Fedex Ground Warehouse Workers California Labor Class Action

This class action brings suit against Fedex Ground Package System, Inc. for violating California’s Labor Code and its Industrial Welfare Commission’s wage orders in its treatment of hourly, non-exempt warehouse employees. The allegations involve payment for all hours worked, meal and rest breaks, and the “downstream” effects of these that lead to other violations.  Read more

Employment
Unpaid Overtime, Failure to Allow for/Figure in Break Time, Employment Violations