Red Meat Processors Conspiracy to Suppress Workers’ Pay Class Action

Conspiring to hold down wages is illegal, and this antitrust class action alleges that certain red meat processors have been doing exactly that. The defendants include well-known companies like JBS USA Food Company, Tyson Foods, Inc., and Hormel Foods Corp., which together produce around eighty percent of the beef and pork sold to consumers in  Read more

Red Meat Processing

Pratt & Whitney and Outsourcers No-Poach Agreements Antitrust Class Action

This antitrust class action alleges that a major aerospace company and a number of its outsourcing companies “conspired to restrain competition and reduce compensation for engineers and other skilled workers.” The companies did this, the complaint claims, through no-poach agreements, in which they agreed not to hire each other’s skilled employees.  Read more

A Pratt & Whitney Facility Interior

Broiler Chicken Integrators Grow-Out Services Antitrust Class Action

This antitrust and unfair competition class action brings suit against eleven “vertically-integrated” broiler chicken grower companies under the Tyson, Pilgrim’s Pride, Perdue, Koch, and Sanderson Farms names. The complaint describes these companies as a cartel that has, since at least 2008, conspiring so as “not to compete for Broiler Grow-Out Services, with the purpose and  Read more

A Flock of Broiler Chickens

Au Pair Wage Suppression Settlement

The US permits au pairs to live and work in the US on J-1 visas. This lawsuit claims that the sponsors of the programs misrepresented that the au pair stipend was a fixed amount of $195.75 per week when in actuality that was a minimum amount. The complaint claims that the misrepresentation violated federal, state,  Read more