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Boston College Retirement Plans High Costs, Low Returns ERISA Class Action

Boston College has two retirement plans, the Boston College 401(k) Retirement Plan I and the Boston College 401(k) Retirement Plan II. The complaint for this class action alleges that those responsible for the plans—the Trustees of Boston College and the Plan Investment Committee—have breach their fiduciary duties and mismanaged the plans in a way that  Read more

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Mason McDonald’s Sexual Harassment Settlement

This settlement resolves a sexual harassment class action against McDonald’s USA, LLC, McDonald’s Corporation, and MLMLM Corporation. According to the complaint, a shift manager at a McDonald’s in Mason, Michigan sexually harassed female employees, creating a hostile work environment and violating federal and state laws.  Read more

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Washington DSHS Provider Wage Settlement

The state of Washington’s Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) is putting up $116 million to settle a class action alleging that it did not pay certain individual providers (IPs) of services all the wages they were owed. The complaint alleged that DSHS reduced paid care hours because it found that certain clients shared  Read more

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MSCS, Matrix Prohibited Transactions in Retirement Plans ERISA Class Action

This class action is about prohibited transactions involving mutual fund fees taken from two retirement plans, the MBA Engineering, Inc. Employees 401(k) Plan and the MBA Engineering, Inc. Cash Balance Plan. The complaint alleges that the fees removed from the plan total at least $40 million and possibly as much as $400 million and that  Read more

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WB Mason Commissions Reduced Retroactively Class Action

W.B. Mason Co. sells office supplies and related items, in part through account executives (AEs) or salespeople who sell or distribute the products. But the complaint alleges that the company has violated the New York Labor Laws (NYLL) and committed breach of contract and common-law fraud by retroactively reducing wages and commissions already earned by  Read more

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Language Line Employment Violations Ohio and California Class Action

This employment class action bring suit against Language Line Services, Inc. (LLS) on behalf of a employees grouped under the approximate job title “Interpreter.” The complaint alleges that the company has violated the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as well as state employment laws for Ohio and California, by failing to pay earned minimum  Read more

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Sedgwick Claims Management Unpaid Overtime Class Action

Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. is the defendant in a class and collective action brought by current and former employees. The complaint alleges that the company did not pay overtime wages for hours worked over forty per week, as required by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). It also claims the company did not pay  Read more

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Packaging Corporation of America 401(k) Plan Fiduciary Duty ERISA Class Action

This class action concerns the Packaging Corporation of America Retirement Savings Plan for Salaried Employees. The complaint names the company (PCA), its Board of Directors, and its Benefits Administration Committee as defendants, alleging that they violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) by letting the plan pay high recordkeeping and administrative fees, and by  Read more

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Christian Financial Deceptive Pay Rates and FLSA Class Action

This class action, largely about employment, brings suit against Christian Insurance Group, doing business as Christian Financial, and a group of individuals. The complaint alleges that the plaintiffs and class members in this case were hired by Christian Financial with false promises of high payments that never materialized. The complaint claims violations of the Fair  Read more

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Schmidt Baking Distributors Misclassification Maryland Class Action

When are workers independent contractors and when do they qualify as employees? The line is not hard and fast, but the complaint for this class action alleges that distributors for Schmidt Baking Company, Inc. and Schmidt Baking Distribution, LLC misclassify the workers who distribute Schmidt’s products to the stores where they are sold, in violation  Read more

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