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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LG Electronics Pay, Overtime, Breaks California Class Action

LG Electronics USA, Inc. makes home appliances, electronics, and mobile communications products— refrigerators, air conditioners, cell phones, televisions, washing machines, and so on. Unfortunately, the complaint for this California class action makes allegations that are all too common—that employees are not paid for all hours worked and not properly compensated for missed meal or rest  Read more

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Goya Foods Misclassification of Truck Drivers as Independent Contractors Class Action

This class action brings suit against Goya Foods, Inc. and assorted individuals and unknown parties over the misclassification of certain workers as independent contractors and “us[ing] that improper classification to unlawfully deduct wages from their pay.” The complaint alleges that the deductions made violate the New Jersey Wage Payment Law (NJWPL), the New Jersey Civil  Read more

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Aetna 401(k) Plan Breach of Fiduciary Duty in Aetna-CVS Merger Class Action

What happens to 401(k) plans when two companies merge? This class action concerns the merger of Aetna, Inc. and CVS Health Corporation during which the Aetna 401(k) plan was converted into the CVS 401(k) plan. It brings suit on behalf of participants in the Aetna plan with Aetna stock in their accounts, claiming breaches of  Read more

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Biogen 401(k) Retirement Plan Breach of Fiduciary Duties Class Action

When companies establish 401(k) plans for their employees, the plans are governed under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). Those who handle the plan are fiduciaries for it and, as such, they owe certain duties to the participants and beneficiaries. However, the fiduciaries of Biogen, Inc.’s 401(k) Savings Plan—Biogen, Inc., the Biogen,  Read more

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Nvidia 401(k) Plan Breach of Fiduciary Duties Class Action

Companies appoint various parties to manage and be responsible for the 401(k) plans for their employees. These people act as fiduciaries and are required under the Employee Retirement Income and Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to carry out the fiduciary duties of loyalty and prudence. In this class action, the complaint claims that fiduciaries of  Read more

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