Legal News Articles - Employment
March 23, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Oakland, CA: A California labor law class action involving minor league players with Major League Baseball (MLB) but housed in the Golden state remains at play with an appeal launched by MLB challenging a recent ruling by a California judge granting preliminary approval to the class.Read [ Major League Baseball Fights Back in California Courtroom ]
March 22, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Denver, CO: The issue has been reverberating through the courts for some time, but now a Colorado employment law complaint is one step closer to resolution with news that a preliminary approval has been granted for a proposed settlement valued at $1.65 million. The defendant is CorePower Yoga, a franchise with headquarters in Colorado.Read [ Yoga Enterprise Headquartered in Colorado Facing Lawsuit, Tentative Settlement ]
March 17, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Greenbelt, MD: A Maryland labor and employment lawsuit against DirecTV LLC (DirecTV) and DirectSat USA, LLC (DirectSat) that was lost for the plaintiffs when a Maryland judge tossed the lawsuit in 2015, has been resurrected on appeal. In January, a three-judge appellate panel determined that plaintiffs indeed had a case and the matter can move forward.Read [ Maryland Employment Lawsuits Revived on Appeal ]
March 15, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Los Angeles, CA: All too often employers misclassify their workers in an effort to save money. Graebel Van Lines classify their truck drivers as independent contractors and avoid providing for meal and rest breaks, and other California labor law violations, according to the truckers’ lawsuit, which is seeking class action status.Read [ California Truckers Misclassified—Claiming Labor Law Violations ]
March 15, 2017. By Fernando Marcano.
San Francisco, CA: En pleno siglo XXI, la discriminación es considerada por muchos una reliquia muy rara en el lugar de trabajo. Sin embargo, sólo en los últimos meses, California parece haber retrocedido en el tiempo. Demandas laborales en California, relacionadas con discriminación en contra de mujeres embarazadas se han archivado recientemente.Read [ Vestigios de discriminación en los lugares de trabajo californianos ]
March 11, 2017. By Deb Hipp.
San Francisco, CA: A California federal judge on Tuesday revived the class action status of a California overtime lawsuit filed by minor league baseball players against Major League Baseball.Read [ Minor League Baseball Players' Overtime Class Action Back in Play ]
March 8, 2017. By Fernando Marcano.
Los Ángeles, California: Una opinión reveladora emitida a finales del año aprobada por la Corte Suprema de California se hizo pública, y aclaró un área hasta ahora a oscuras de la ley laboral de California, en particular lo que constituye un verdadero período de descanso, y lo que no.Read [ La Corte Suprema de California sopesa sobre la intención del período de descanso ]
March 6, 2017. By Deb Hipp.
Los Angeles, CA: Wells Fargo on Monday urged a California federal judge to refuse to certify a class of more than 600 home consultants who claim in a California Labor lawsuit that the bank failed to pay them for missed meal breaks.Read [ Wells Fargo Urges Judge to Refuse to Certify Hundreds of Employees in Class Action ]
March 6, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Oakland, CA: For some California housekeepers who celebrated last September the bill that granted permanent California overtime protection for domestic workers, the law doesn’t apply to them – but it should. An East Oakland hotel owner, for instance, refused to pay overtime to six housekeepers: consequently employees, a legal advocacy firm and the city of Oakland filed a lawsuit against the Quality Inn in Oakland.Read [ Hotel Housekeepers Denied California Overtime File Lawsuit ]
February 25, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Alpharetta, GA: A group of women employed by LexisNexis Risk Solutions in the state of Georgia will share in a $1.2 million settlement alleging pay discrimination due to gender. The 185 women in Georgia will be joined by 26 workers in Florida receiving back pay stemming from gender discrimination, a violation of Georgia employment and federal laws.Read [ Contractor to US Government Cited for Equal Pay Violations, Settles for $1.2 Million ]
- California Labor Lawsuit Settles for $1.8 Million By Gordon Gibb (Feb-23-17)
- El panel de tránsito de San Francisco acepta la resolución de tiempo extra By Fernando Marcano (Feb-22-17)
- CKE Restaurant Workers: California Overtime Violations still Worrisome By Jane Mundy (Feb-22-17)
- Oracle Claw-Back Violation of California Labor Laws By Jane Mundy (Feb-16-17)
- Leyes laborales nuevas y actualizadas para el 2017 By Fernando Marcano (Feb-12-17)
- Ohio Employment Lawsuit Seeks Class Action Status By Gordon Gibb (Feb-11-17)
- How Will New EEOC Regulations in 2018 Affect Donning and Doffing? By Gordon Gibb (Feb-11-17)
- Demandas por horas extras en California contra empleadores grandes y pequeños By Fernando Marcano (Feb-8-17)
- Counsel for US Airways Asks Judge to Reject Overtime Claims by Certified Class By Deb Hipp (Feb-6-17)
- New Balance Hit with California Class Action By Gordon Gibb (Feb-6-17)
- A Victory for Pennsylvania Donning & Doffing Lawsuit Plaintiffs By Gordon Gibb (Feb-4-17)
- Penske Admits No Wrongdoing in California Labor Code Class Action Settlement By Deb Hipp (Feb-2-17)
- Nine-Year California Labor Code Class Action is Settled By Gordon Gibb (Jan-30-17)
- After a Decade of Litigation, FedEx Drivers Settle for $15.45 Million By Gordon Gibb (Jan-26-17)
- McDonald's resuelve la demanda laboral de California por $3.75 millones By Fernando Marcano (Jan-25-17)
- California Overtime: Changes with New Presidency? By Jane Mundy (Jan-24-17)
- Restaurante pierde $3.2 millones en demandas laborales en California By Fernando Marcano (Jan-18-17)
- IT Workers Settle New York Labor Lawsuit with Citigroup By Gordon Gibb (Jan-15-17)
- California Supreme Court Weighs In on Intent of Rest Period By Gordon Gibb (Jan-14-17)
- San Francisco Transit Board Okays Overtime Settlement By Heidi Turner (Jan-13-17)
- La ley laboral de California respalda a los camioneros de Wal-Mart By Fernando Marcano (Jan-12-17)
- Eight-Year-Old California Unpaid Wages Lawsuit can go Forward By Gordon Gibb (Jan-9-17)
- Apple Owes $2 Million for California Labor Lawsuit By Heidi Turner (Jan-8-17)
- New and Updated California Labor Laws for 2017 By Jane Mundy (Jan-5-17)
- California Overtime Lawsuits against Employers Big and Small By Gordon Gibb (Jan-2-17)
- Older Defendant to Younger Plaintiff: “You’re No Spring Chicken!” By Gordon Gibb (Dec-29-16)
- La esclavitud moderna no paga By Fernando Marcano (Dec-28-16)
- Compañía de camiones de California golpeada con la ley laboral de California de Acción colectiva By Fernando Marcano (Dec-27-16)
- Attorney: Unpaid Wages Violations "Pervasive" By Heidi Turner (Dec-26-16)
- Trabajadores de los Alimentos de Comida Rápida obtienen estatus de acción colectiva (Class-Action) By Fernando Marcano (Dec-14-16)
- Class Action California Labor Lawsuits Seek Compensation By Gordon Gibb (Dec-14-16)
- Court Approves Alorica California Overtime, Wage and Hour Lawsuit By Heidi Turner (Dec-12-16)
- A Potpourri of New York Unpaid Wages Lawsuits By Gordon Gibb (Dec-12-16)
- Zillow Will Pay $6 Million to Settle California Labor Lawsuit By Heidi Turner (Dec-8-16)
- California Labor Law Backs Wal-Mart Truckers By Jane Mundy (Dec-5-16)
- Unpaid Work After Shift Ends Can Equate to Unpaid Wages By Gordon Gibb (Dec-1-16)
- Court: Donning and Doffing Not Offset by Paid Break Time By Heidi Turner (Nov-30-16)
- Silicon Valley Software Supplier Hit With Federal Labor Lawsuit By Gordon Gibb (Nov-28-16)
- California pasa nueva ley de horas extras para los trabajadores del sector agrícola By Fernando Marcano (Nov-23-16)
- California Overtime –Too Much or None at All By Jane Mundy (Nov-18-16)