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Booz Allen Hamilton BlackRock Target Date Funds at Heart of New ERISA Lawsuit

Booz Allen Hamilton BlackRock Target Date Funds at Heart of New ERISA Lawsuit

December 4, 2022. By Anne Wallace.
Richmond, VA On August 2, 2022, Michael Tullgren filed a class action ERISA lawsuit against Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. and fiduciaries of the company’s Capital Accumulation Plan in the Eastern District of Virginia. Tullgren v. Booz Allen Hamilton alleges that company violated its fiduciary duty under ERISA by including poorly performing BlackRock target date funds in its investment menu. Read More
Twitter Layoffs Trigger Labor Lawsuits

Twitter Layoffs Trigger Labor Lawsuits

November 30, 2022. By Jane Mundy.
San Francisco, CA The richest man in the world wasted no time to “drastically reduce costs and bring in new revenue from the social media site,” by laying off 3,000 of Twitter’s 7,500 employees – 50 percent of the work force. After purchasing the company for $44 billion on October 27, a mass layoff began during the first week of November. Just days later, the California labor class action was filed in federal court in San Francisco on behalf of Twitter employees who say they were not given the requisite notice, which violated the WARN Act. Read More
Time Spent “Booting Up” Computers may be Compensable

Time Spent “Booting Up” Computers may be Compensable

November 29, 2022. By Anne Wallace.
San Francisco, CA On October 24, 2022, the Ninth Circuit held that the time spent by call center workers booting up their computers could be considered compensable under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Nevada law  because it was integral and indispensable to their primary duties. Although Cadenav. Customer Connexx, LLC is very fact-specific, there is no immediate indication that the decision would be different under California labor law. Read More
3M Earplug Injury Verdict of $50M Firm

3M Earplug Injury Verdict of $50M Firm

November 28, 2022. By Jane Mundy.
Pensacola, FL  A Florida federal judge in October denied 3M a new trial after a jury awarded $50 million to veteran Luke Vilsmeyer. Like more than 280,000 veterans, Vilsmeyer claimed that 3M’s CAEv2 earplugs were defective and caused his tinnitus and hearing loss. The judge ruled that the trial evidence “substantially supported” the verdict.    Read More
Wells Fargo Settlement Raises Legal Fees Queries

Wells Fargo Settlement Raises Legal Fees Queries

November 25, 2022. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA A Wells Fargo's $6.5 million California labor class action wage-and-hour settlement involving about 27,500 workers may be a good deal for the class reps and plaintiffs’ lawyers, but employees may be getting shortchanged – again. Read More
Department of Defense to Stop Using PFAS-Based Firefighting Foam in 2024

Department of Defense to Stop Using PFAS-Based Firefighting Foam in 2024

November 14, 2022. By Anne Wallace.
Washington, DC Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS/PFOA) foams have been a staple of military and civilian firefighting operations for sixty years. But their usefulness in fighting liquid fuel fires comes at a steep price for the planet and human health. Read More
Veteran Files Camp LeJeune Contaminated Water Lawsuit

Veteran Files Camp LeJeune Contaminated Water Lawsuit

November 7, 2022. By Anne Wallace.
Wilmington, NC On September 13, 2022, Victor Malafronte filed a toxic tort lawsuit in the Eastern District of North Carolina. His complaint  alleges that his exposure to contaminated water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune from 1963 to 1967 led to stage 4 chronic kidney disease and severe chronic interstitial nephritis. His lifelong health problems have made it difficult for him maintain steady employment, and at one point, he even tried to take his own life. Read More

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