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Burger King Class Action Decision Regarding Overtime Pay Reversed in Court

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A judge improperly certified a lawsuit alleging that scores of Burger King managers across Wisconsin deserve overtime pay as a class action, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday. A group of around a half-dozen managers and assistant managers at Burger … Continue reading

Google Sued by DOJ for Digital Dominance Harm to Competitors, Consumers

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The Justice Department and eight states filed an antitrust suit against Google on Tuesday, seeking to shatter its alleged monopoly on the entire ecosystem of online advertising as a hurtful burden to advertisers, consumers and even the U.S. government. The … Continue reading

Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Discrimination Against Non-English Speakers in NY Court

A class-action lawsuit filed in federal court Friday alleges discrimination in the New York court system against people who don’t speak English. Jorge Luis Vasquez is with the law firm representing 21-year-old Rene Alvarado Mejia in a federal suit against … Continue reading

Former Executive Sues Grand Traverse Pavilions for Allegedly Violating Whistleblower Act

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The former executive director of PACE North has sued the Grand Traverse Pavilions, its CEO and a board member for violating the Whistleblower Protection Act. Mary John-Williams, who was terminated in October, also claims she faced discrimination based on her … Continue reading

Members of Kroger Union Sue Over Alleged Wage Theft

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According to information from members with the United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 400 Union, Kroger union members have filed a class action lawsuit alleging wide ranging wage theft. On Thursday, January 19, 2023, a group of Kroger associates … Continue reading

Bayer Sued for Prohibiting a Non-U.S. Citizen from Share of Roundup Settlement

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A new U.S. lawsuit on Thursday accused Germany’s Bayer AG of illegally excluding a Virginia farmworker from a settlement over claims its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer, because she is not a U.S. citizen. The complaint said Elvira Reyes-Hernandez, who used … Continue reading

Target Sued for Failure to Pay Workers Overtime for Security Screenings

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Target fails to compensate workers at its Illinois distribution centers for their time — and overtime — spent going through security screenings prior to clocking in and out of work, a new class action lawsuit alleges. Plaintiff Luis Cortez claims … Continue reading

Apple to Audit U.S. Labor Practices After Accusations of Union-Busting

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Apple has agreed to review its labor practices in the US after regulators and employees and accused the company of union busting. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission ahead of its annual shareholders meeting, Apple said it would carry out … Continue reading

Students File Lawsuit After Prohibition of Wearing BLM Apparel

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High school students in Georgia have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Effingham County School District for prohibiting students from wearing clothes promoting Black Lives Matter messaging. The three unnamed students, one 15-year-old and two 16-year-olds, allege in the suit … Continue reading

Fired Employee Sues CVS Over Refusal to Prescribe Birth Control for Religious Reasons

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A former CVS Health nurse practitioner is suing the pharmacy chain for firing her after she refused to prescribe birth control, citing her religious beliefs. Texas resident J. Robyn Strader said in the suit that her Baptist faith prevents her from prescribing … Continue reading