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Tesla Racism Lawsuit Settles for $3.2 million

Tesla Racism Lawsuit Settles for $3.2 million April 12, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
San Francisco, CA Tesla and former Black sub-contractor Owen Diaz have finally settled a California labor racial harassment lawsuit. The settlement ends a long-running battle over how much Tesla would pay Diaz after getting one of the largest awards in a U.S. employment discrimination case overturned.
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No More Free Security Checks in California

No More Free Security Checks in California April 10, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA In a recent California Supreme Court ruling, a worker’s time spent on an employer’s premises undergoing security checks is compensable as hours worked, but time spent driving from the security gate to the parking lot does not qualify as “hours worked”. This California labor law decision emphasizes that the extent of employer control is what mainly defines the classification of "hours worked."
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Phillips 66 in $46.5 million Wage Dispute

Phillips 66 in $46.5 million Wage Dispute April 8, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
San Francisco, CA  Phillips 66 Co. and refinery workers duked it out before a California federal judge on March 14 over meal-break and time-rounding policies. Workers claims that Phillips automatically deducted 30-minute break periods from hundreds of workers' pay add up to $46.5 million in violation of California labor law.
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Johnson & Johnson Strikes Back

Johnson & Johnson Strikes Back April 5, 2024. By Anne Wallace.
Trenton, NJ On March 27, District Court Judge Michael Shipp issued a brief order that permits J&J to contest scientific evidence linking talc products to ovarian cancer. The ruling could seriously disrupt the 53,796 talcum powder lawsuits that have been consolidated in the District Court for the District of New Jersey. The order cites recent changes in the law and new scientific evidence. The changes in law – specifically the federal rules governing expert witnesses -- may have a significant impact on class action lawsuits in general.
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Hair Relaxer Lawsuit Update

Hair Relaxer Lawsuit Update April 3, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA  As of early March, at least 8,334 hair relaxer lawsuits are pending in a federal MDL (multidistrict litigation). Following a study that linked cancer to hair straightener products in late 2022, African American women have filed product liability lawsuits claiming certain cosmetic companies caused their uterine cancer, endometrial cancer, ovarian cancer and other serious injuries.
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5 Effective Drug Possession Defense Strategies

5 Effective Drug Possession Defense Strategies April 2, 2024. By LAS Staff Writer.
Santa Clara, CA Should you find yourself charged with possession of a controlled substance, understand that an arrest doesn't equate to a conviction. Such criminal law offenses are viewed with considerable gravity across many states, yet there exist numerous defense tactics that could be leveraged to contest the charges you're facing, tailored according to your case's specifics.
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Disneyland Not Happy Place for Maintenance Workers

Disneyland Not Happy Place for Maintenance Workers April 1, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
Los Angeles, CA Disney Hotels is facing yet another class action lawsuit claiming California labor law violations. This time, maintenance workers claim they are paid less than fast food workers. You’d think that Disney could afford to either supply its maintenance crews with tools or pay them the proper hourly rate, considering that its hotel rooms begin at $500 and some go for more than $800 per night, depending upon the location. That would likely be more cost-effective than a class-action lawsuit. Clearly, Disney is not the happiest place on earth for everyone.
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Gig Economy Company Settles Wage Theft Lawsuit for $2.1 Million

Gig Economy Company Settles Wage Theft Lawsuit for $2.1 Million March 27, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
San Francisco, CA Qwick, a gig economy online staffing company for hotel and restaurant workers, is required to pay its misclassified California workers $1.5 million in restitution and convert all workers to employees. This agreement settles a misclassification lawsuit brought by the City Attorney of San Francisco and it significantly reclassifies thousands of workers – permanently. Misclassified as independent contractors, workers will now be entitled to employee rights and benefits.
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Exactech Defective Hip Implant MDL Takes Shape

Exactech Defective Hip Implant MDL Takes Shape March 25, 2024. By Anne Wallace.
Brooklyn, NY As of March 2024, 1,244 defective, ankle, knee and hip implant lawsuits were pending in multidistrict litigation in the Eastern District of New York. Although no trials or settlements have yet occurred, some speculate that individual hip plaintiffs may ultimately expect to recover as much as $300,000.
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Meat Processors Pay $127.2 Million to Settle Wage-Fixing Case

Meat Processors Pay $127.2 Million to Settle Wage-Fixing Case March 20, 2024. By Jane Mundy.
Lincoln, NE Plaintiffs in a wage-fixing class-action lawsuit asked a judge in Colorado federal court to preliminarily approve deals with two meat processors. In early March, Brazil’s JBS, the world’s largest beef producer, agreed to pay $55 million and Arkansas-based Tyson will pay $72.25 million to settle a complaint involving several companies that allegedly participated in a nationwide scheme to fix and depress wages for meat plant workers.
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