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401(k) Lawsuit Continues against Franklin Templeton

401(k) Lawsuit Continues against Franklin Templeton

October 15, 2018. By Anne Wallace.
San Francisco, CA An ERISA pension plan lawsuit has survived numerous procedural challenges and will proceed as a class action against investment manager Franklin Templeton. Fernandez v. Franklin Resources Inc. claims that the fiduciaries in charge of managing the Franklin Templeton 401(k) Plan breached their duty to plan participants by causing the Plan to invest in funds offered and managed by Franklin Templeton, when better-performing and lower-cost funds choices were available. The motive was to benefit Franklin Templeton’s investment management business.
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UNUM LTD Claimants Must Beware of Exhaustion of Remedies Roadblock

UNUM LTD Claimants Must Beware of Exhaustion of Remedies Roadblock

October 15, 2018. By Anne Wallace.
Chattanooga, TN On September 25, 2018, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals granted UNUM Life Insurance’s motion for summary judgment, thus ending Richard Ravenscraft’s UNUM disability lawsuit on the grounds that he had not exhausted administrative remedies. These are the rocks on which many long term disability lawsuits have been dashed.
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Los Angeles Sweatshops Cited for Wage and Hour Violations

Los Angeles Sweatshops Cited for Wage and Hour Violations

October 14, 2018. By Anne Wallace.
Los Angeles, CA In early September 2018, the California Labor Commissioner’s Office fined six garment contractors a total of $573,704 for labor law violations after uncovering a scheme where the contractors operated illegally under one license to avoid complying with California wage and hour laws. But what happens to the workers? Garment workers making far less than minimum wage, most without legal status, are hardly likely to bring California unpaid wages lawsuits. The best answer may lie in California’s specialized garment worker wage claim adjudication process. Even that may require some legal assistance, though.
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Donning and Doffing in Tennessee – Clothes or Protective Equipment?

Donning and Doffing in Tennessee – Clothes or Protective Equipment?

October 12, 2018. By Jane Mundy.
Nashville, TN: Over the past several years Tennessee has experienced a number of Tennessee labor lawsuits by employees demanding compensation for “donning and doffing” (putting on and taking off) clothing such as uniforms and protective gear before and after their shift.
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Google Gmail is “Creepy”, says a Non-Gmail User Filing Complaint

Google Gmail is “Creepy”, says a Non-Gmail User Filing Complaint

October 11, 2018. By Jane Mundy.
San Francisco, CA: If you are one of the 1.4 billion Gmail users around the globe, you are likely more than familiar with annoying online ads. But so too are email users who didn’t sign up to Gmail. People like Rick, who is fed up with barrages of ads. And people like Rick are filing Google complaints.
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Mother with Post-Partum Depression Denied Disability Benefits by Hartford

Mother with Post-Partum Depression Denied Disability Benefits by Hartford

October 10, 2018. By Jane Mundy.
Chicago, IL: Even though Angela tried to return to work after suffering from postpartum depression, her boss advised that she apply for long term disability with Hartford Health Insurance. But Hartford didn’t agree with Angela’s boss.
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Wage Theft Investigations at California Restaurants

Wage Theft Investigations at California Restaurants

October 8, 2018. By Jane Mundy.
Sacramento, CA: The California Labor Commissioner’s Office has been busy following up on reports of unpaid wages, tips and overtime. Some employees were paid less than $5 an hour and typically worked more than 10 hours a day with no meal or rest breaks, which violates the California labor law. “Long hours with no breaks and sub-minimum wages are classic examples of wage theft, and employers who make their profit by breaking the law will be held accountable," said Labor Commissioner Julie A Su.
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