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Sprint Overtime FLSA Collective and Class Action Settlement

This settlement resolves issues brought under both a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective action and a class action about the treatment of employees by Sprint/United Management Company. The complaint alleged that non-exempt employees in its retail stores were not paid for all hours worked, did not get legally-required overtime premiums, worked off the clock,  Read more

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Kerry Breach of Fiduciary Duties to 401(k) Plan Class Action

The first sentence of the Introduction to this class action is, “The essential remedial purpose of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (‘ERISA’) is ‘to protect the beneficiaries of private pension plans.’” The plan here is the Kerry, Inc. Savings Plan, an employee retirement plan. The complaint brings suit against Kerry, Inc., its Board of  Read more

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Kaleida Health 403(b) and 401(k) Breach of Fiduciary Duties Class Action

This class action brings suit against Kaleida Health, its Board of Directors, its Retirement Plan Committee, and a number of related individuals, under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). The complaint alleges that these defendants breached their fiduciary duties to the company’s retirement plans by “incur[ring] expenses that were excessive, unreasonable and/or unnecessary.”  Read more

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Amazon Delivery Drivers Washington Settlement

Amzon.com, Inc., Amazon Logistics, Inc., and Jungle Trux, Inc. are paying more than $8 million to resolve an employment-law class action. The complaint claimed that the companies had not given drivers rest and meal breaks, did not pay them for all hours worked, and did not pay them properly for overtime hours, in violation of  Read more

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Stop One Deli No Overtime Pay for 80-Hour Weeks Class Action

This class action outlines an all-too-familiar story: a deli business that employs workers for extended hours, the complaint alleges, but does not keep proper records of them and pay proper minimum wage, overtime, or spread of hours for all hours worked. It brings suit against the Uncle Hegna Grocery Corp., which does business as Stop  Read more

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New York Life 401(k) Options Primarily Profit NYL Class Action

The complaint for this class brings suit against defendants New York Life Insurance Company, the Boards of Trustees for two of its retirement plans, and individual members of the plans’ Boards, all of whom it names as fiduciaries of the plans. The complaint alleges that “this suit is about corporate self-dealing and the prohibited transfer  Read more

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Kinder Morgan Reduction of Retirement Benefits ERISA Class Action

The first paragraph of the complaint calls this class action “a case study in what can happen to the retirement benefits of employees after a series of corporate acquisitions and divestitures.” It brings suit against Kinder Morgan, Inc., the Kinder Morgan Retirement Plan A, and two individuals, the plan’s claims administrator and a member of  Read more

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Principal Life Breach of Fiduciary Duty to Retirement Plans ERISA Class Action

Employee savings and retirement plans are governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and must be managed for the sole benefit of the participants and beneficiaries. The complaint for this class action brings suit against the Principal Life Insurance Company, its Benefit Plans Administrative and Investment Committees, and the members of those committees,  Read more

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Express Services Overtime and Breaks California Settlement

Express Services, Inc. and Phillips & Associates, Inc. will be paying up to $10 million to settle a labor law class action, alleging they violated the California Unfair Business Practices Act and Private Attorney General Act (PAGA). The complaint alleged that the companies did not pay the proper amount in overtime wages, did not permit  Read more

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Columbus Regional Retirement Plan Fiduciary Duties Class Action

When Columbus Regional Healthcare System, Inc. was acquired by Piedmont Healthcare, Inc. in 2018, its 403(b) retirement plan was terminated. The complaint for this class action alleges that Columbus mishandled this former retirement plan, breaching its fiduciary duties, violating the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), and costing participants money.  Read more

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