Bank of America Deficient COBRA Notice to Separating Employees Class Action

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) sets forth rules that allow employees of certain large employers to retain their health insurance benefits after they separate from the company. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that the Bank of America (BOA) Corporation Corporate Benefits Committee deliberately gives departing employees inadequate information on the  Read more

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L Brands 401(k) Plan Breach of Fiduciary Duty Class Action

Company retirement plans, like 401(k) plans, are governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), and those who handle them are fiduciaries, with the duties of prudence and loyalty to the participants. This class action brings suit against L Brands, Inc., L Brands Service Company, LLC, and the plan’s administrative committee, alleging that these  Read more

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Financial Engines Advisors Excessive Fee Information Class Action

The filing of a Motion to Compel is kicking off a new, October 2020 case, originating from a July 2018 class action. The original class action concerned mismanagement of the Home Depot’s FutureBuilder 401(k) plan; this new one seeks to compel Financial Engines Advisors, LLC (FE) to produce certain documents showing that FE charged the  Read more

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Xerox Changes in Health Benefits for Retirees Class Action

Benefits for retired persons are crucially important; elderly people can no longer simply get another job or earn more money to pay for price increases. The complaint for this class action alleges that Xerox Corporation and its Plan Administrator Committee reneged on promises about its medical and dental plans for retired employees. Xerox at one  Read more

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YouTube Content Moderators Protection from Trauma, PTSD Class Action

Users of YouTube, Inc.’s YouTube platform are able to post millions of videos without any prescreening by the company. Some of this content, says the complaint for this class action, is truly horrible. YouTube therefore employs content moderators to look at videos and remove any that violate the platform’s terms of use. According to the  Read more

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New Prime Trucking Labor Law Settlement

This settlement resolves two class/collective actions alleging New Prime, Inc. violated state and federal labor laws. The first claimed New Prime violated the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Missouri wage and hour laws by not paying trainees for orientation time and by its pay policies towards both employee and independent contractor drivers. The  Read more

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Nestle 401(k) Duties of Prudence and Loyalty ERISA Class Action

The plaintiff in this case brings suit on behalf of the Nestle 401(k) Savings Plan, against Nestle USA, Inc. and its board of directors. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) governs company-employee retirement accounts, and the complaint alleges that those responsible for Nestle’s 401(k) plan violated their fiduciary duties of loyalty and prudence under  Read more

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Peri Farms Wages, Hours, Breaks California Employment Class Action

This class action brings suit against a farm company and its production manager for some all-too-common employment violations, in any setting. According to the complaint, those who work for Peri & Sons Farms of California, LLC, and its production manager, Roy Estrada, do not get proper overtime pay or rest or meal breaks, among other  Read more

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US Roche 401(k) Plan Breach of Fiduciary Duties Class Action

Now that 401(k) plans are the primary form of retirement savings in the US, participants are looking more closely at how employers and administrators manage plans. The complaint for this class action brings suit against Genentech, Inc., the US Roche DC Fiduciary Committee (or Administrative Committee), and the individual committee members, alleging that the US  Read more

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American Income Life Insurance Co. California Labor Law Settlement

American Income Life Insurance Company is choosing to settle a class action alleging the company violated the California Labor Code and the state’s Industrial Welfare Commission Wages Orders, among other things, by failing to pay for all hours worked, including for time spent training. The complaint also claimed the company did not provide overtime pay  Read more

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