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ATX Cocina Taking of Waitstaff Tips FLSA Collective Action

When customers leave tips at a restaurant, those tips belong to the waitstaff. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the restaurant and its owners or managers are not permitted to take them for their own benefit or use. The complaint for this class action, however, alleges that the restaurant ATX Cocina, LLC took some  Read more

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Rosen Hotels Long-Term Layoffs Without Sixty-Day Notice Class Action

When employees are to be laid off for a time longer than six months, the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act requires that the employer give them sixty days notice before they are released. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Rosen Hotels and Resorts, Inc. laid off around 1,000 workers from  Read more

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Raykell Foods Bronx Bodegas Employment Violations New York Collective Action

This collective action brings suit against Raykell Food Corp., related companies, and two individuals for violations of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the New York Labor Law (NYLL). The complaint’s allegations are familiar from many other similar cases: unpaid minimum wages, unpaid overtime wages, unpaid spread-of-hours premiums.  Read more

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Nespresso USA Overtime and Breaks California Labor Law Class Action

Nespresso USA, Inc. runs a chain of stores that sell coffee and related items, such as coffee and espresso machines and coffee pods. It is related to Nestle USA, Inc., which is also a defendant in this case. The complaint for this class action alleges that the company violates California labor laws, denying non-exempt workers  Read more

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Tech Benefits Welfare Plan Prohibited Transactions ERISA Class Action

The complaint for this class action brings suit against Sequoia Benefits and Insurance Services, LLC and Gregory S. Golub, for breach of fiduciary duty to the RingCentral, Inc. Welfare Benefits Plan and other similar plans. The complaint not makes not only the usual allegations of high costs, but alleges, “Defendants have collected more than $100  Read more

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Walgreen Sick Pay and Pregnancy Discrimination California Class Action

This class action brings suit against Walgreen Co. with a combination of individual and class allegations. The individual claims have to do primarily with pregnancy, disability discrimination, and wrongful termination; the class claims concern primarily sick leave, sick pay, and the failure to provide accurate, itemized wage statements. The applicable laws are California’s Labor Code,  Read more

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Walmart Incomplete Wage Statements at Termination California Class Action

Under the California Labor Code, employers must give workers itemized wage statements. The complaint for this class action alleges the Walmart, Inc. (formerly Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) did not do so, particularly at or after termination on their Final Statements of Wages. The complaint alleges, “Wal-Mart’s policy is to devote minimal resources to the payroll accounting  Read more

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Sunrise Senior Living Overtime and Breaks California Class Action

Sunrise Senior Living Services, Inc. and related Sunrise companies are accused in this class action of not obeying California Labor Laws and Industrial Wage Orders, on topics such as overtime pay, proper meal and rest breaks or compensation for missed breaks, and “downstream” violations that spring from these initial violations, such as inaccurate wage statements  Read more

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BAE Systems Overtime and Breaks California Labor Law Class Action

Which employees of a company are “exempt”—that is, which do not need to be paid overtime under employment laws? This case alleges that forensic analysts working for BAE Systems, Inc. or BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services, Inc. are not exempt, because of the kinds of duties they perform.  Read more

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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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