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

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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

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Lowe’s Managers Off-the-Clock Work South Carolina Class Action

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. and Lowe’s Home Centers, LLC operate stores that sell hardware, tools, home appliances, and repair and renovation supplies. The complaint for this class action alleges that Lowe’s employs hourly, non-exempt managers who are not compensated for all the work they perform. According to the complaint, they must perform work before and after  Read more

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Herb Chambers Auto Dealerships Massachusetts Pay Settlement

Herbert G. Chambers, a number of Herb Chambers automobile dealerships, and other parties have agreed to put up $21 million to settle five class actions alleging that workers at the dealerships were not given proper overtime pay or premium pay for work on Sundays and holidays, as required by Massachusetts law.  Read more

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Walmart, Sam’s Final Worker Payments and Bounced Checks California Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that Walmart did not pay employees all wages due at termination and also bounced checks for the amounts it did pay some of them. The allegations are made under the provisions of California’s Labor Code and IWC Wage Orders, against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Walmart, Inc., and Sam’s West,  Read more

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Food Palace Overtime and Spread of Hours FLSA and NYLL Class Action

Food Palace is a restaurant and gourmet food store in New York City located on Broadway at West 192nd Street. The complaint for this class action brings suit against the business (under its official name, M&V International Food, Inc.) and the two individuals who own and operate it, alleging that the company has violated the federal  Read more

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Kuehne + Nagel Time-Shaving and Labor Law Violations California Class Action

This is an all-too-common type of employment case, in which a company operating in California is accused of violating California labor law and IWC wage orders. In this class action, the complaint alleges that Kuehne + Nagel, Inc. did not pay proper wages and overtime or allow workers the required rest and meal breaks, and  Read more

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Loomis Armored US Labor Law Settlement

Loomis Armored US, LLC is settling a class and collective action brought under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and North Carolina labor laws. The complaint alleged that Loomis did not pay its armored service technicians for all hours worked and did not give them proper overtime pay.  Read more

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Shell Oil 401(k) Plan Fiduciary Duties ERISA Class Action

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) governs retirement plans and other benefits at large companies and specifies that plan administrators and trustees have a fiduciary duty to act for the exclusive benefit of plan participants. In this class action, the complaint alleges that Shell Oil Company and various other defendants, some associated with Fidelity  Read more

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Instacart Employee Misclassification and Labor Law Settlement

Maplebear, Inc., which does business as Instacart, is settling a class action for just under $11 million. The complaint alleged that Instacart violated federal and California labor laws in a number of ways, by misclassifying employees as independent contractors, not reimbursing their business expenses, not paying wages and overtime, not providing meal and rest breaks,  Read more

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