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Adult Clubs and California Labor Laws Settlement

This settlement resolves two class actions against SFBSC Management, LLC, Déjà vu Services, Inc., Harry Mohney, and various adult clubs and other entities. The complaint alleged that the defendants violated various California labor laws, including failing to pay minimum wages and overtime wages and failing to provide itemized wage statements, among other things.  Read more

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Total Staffing Solutions Vacation Pay Settlement

Total Staffing Solutions, Inc. is paying a quarter of a million dollars to settle a class action alleging it violated the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act because it failed to pay its employees all the vacation pay they had earned.  Read more

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Leonardo Trucking Driver Status and Lease Agreements Class Action

What makes a trucker an independent contractor rather than an employee? And how should truckers’ lease agreements work? The complaint for this class action brings suit against Leonardo Transportation, Inc., Bella Villa Trucking, Inc., and their owner, Dragan Gjurovski, on behalf of a plaintiff-trucker, making claims under both the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act  Read more

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Missouri Department of Corrections Officers Pre- and Post-Shift Work Settlement

The Missouri Department of Corrections (MDOC) is paying just short of $50 million to settle an employment class action alleging it required workers in corrections officers I and II positions to do pre- and post-shift work without pay. The complaint alleged MDOC paid neither straight time nor overtime for this work. This settlement applies to  Read more

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Olam Spices Wage and Hour California Settlement

Olam Spices and Vegetables, Inc. and Olam West Coast, Inc. are paying $4.5 million to settle a collective action and four class actions alleging Olam violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and California labor laws. The complaints alleged, among other things, that Olam did not pay wages for all time worked, did not pay  Read more

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Ecolab Wage and Hour California Labor Law Settlement

Ecolab, Inc. is settling a class action alleging it violated the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and various California labor laws. Among other things, the complaint alleged the company did not pay proper minimum and overtime wages, did not give workers the required meal and rest breaks, did not provide itemized wage statements, did  Read more

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CareerBuilder Sales Commissions Settlement

CareerBuilder, LLC and Apollo Global Management, Inc. are settling a class action alleging that they changed sales representatives’ compensation plans in early 2019, reducing and later eliminating commissions they owed the reps for sales they had already made. Originally, the reps were paid commissions of 2% or 4% on revenue from sales, the complaint alleges,  Read more

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Riverview Farms Cannabis Cultivators Labor Law Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Riverview Farms, Inc., Dario Alcantar, who does business as Small Progress Company, and a group of individuals, alleging violations of California labor laws for its non-exempt cannabis cultivators. The complaint alleged that the defendants did not pay proper overtime wages, did not provide accurate, itemized wage statements, and  Read more

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Shake Shack Employee Scheduling Settlement

Shake Shack Enterprises, LLC is paying $6 million to settle a class action alleging it violated New York City’s Fair Workweek Law with its employees. The complaint claimed it had failed to (1) give employees good faith estimates of the hours, dates, times, and locations of their upcoming workweek, (2) provide predictable schedules with at  Read more

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Colorado Department of Corrections Overtime Pay for EMRT Shifts Settlement

The Colorado Department of Corrections is paying $5 million to settle a collective action brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) alleging that it did not pay proper overtime compensation to parole officers and team leads. The complaint claims the Department did not pay proper overtime for on-call time as part of the Electronic  Read more

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