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Health IQ Slammed with Proposed California Labor Law Class Actions

Health IQ Slammed with Proposed California Labor Law Class Actions January 26, 2023. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA Health IQ has been slammed with two (so far) proposed California labor class actions alleging the Medicare broker insurance company terminated between 700 to 1,000 employees in December without a heads-up. By not giving workers notice, Health IQ violated the California's Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN), according to the plaintiffs.
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Can PAGA Claims Survive U.S. Supreme Court’s Pro-Arbitration Decisions?

Can PAGA Claims Survive U.S. Supreme Court’s Pro-Arbitration Decisions? January 24, 2023. By Anne Wallace.
San Francisco, CA In 2023, in Adolph v. Uber Technologies, the California Supreme Court will decide whether non-individual Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) claims can be heard in a courtroom, rather than before an arbitration panel. This is profoundly significant for lawsuits brought under the California Labor Code because many savvy employers now require employees to agree to arbitrate any disputes and to waive their rights to assert PAGA claims. Employer arbitration panels are where workers’ wage and hour claims go to die. PAGA claims have been the exception.
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Judge Irate Over 3M Earplugs Litigation

Judge Irate Over 3M Earplugs Litigation January 23, 2023. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA 3M’s move to shift liability for military earplug injury lawsuits by placing its Aearo Technologies subsidiary into bankruptcy seems to have backfired. A federal judge has described the move as “bad faith tactics” and an “abuse of the litigation process”.
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Another Philips CPAP Cancer Lawsuit

Another Philips CPAP Cancer Lawsuit January 18, 2023. By Jane Mundy.
New York, NY Another CPAP lawsuit has been filed against Philips, this time by a New York man suffering from mouth and tongue cancer and other injuries. This latest lawsuit joins hundreds of other former users of Philips CPAP devices diagnosed with cancer as part of an MDL in the Western District of Pennsylvania.
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3M Promises to end PFAS Toxic Chemical Production by 2025

3M Promises to end PFAS Toxic Chemical Production by 2025 January 11, 2023. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA 3M Company, which manufactures toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) products, has promised to end production of ‘forever chemicals” by 2025. Critics say 3M’s move is related to its more than 3,000 firefighter foam cancer lawsuits, and attorneys anticipate more product liability complaints. Will the company make good its commitment? Will it stop making Scotchgard products?

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Walmart Wage Statement Lawsuit and $35M Settlement

Walmart Wage Statement Lawsuit and $35M Settlement January 10, 2023. By Jane Mundy.
Los Angeles, CA  Walmart has agreed to settle for $35 a wage-and-hour class action lawsuit filed in 2017 alleging the retail giant failed to provide accurate wage statements to employees and therefore violated California labor law. In his lawsuit, plaintiff James Evans argued that an inaccurate wage statement is the same as “not providing any wage statement at all.”
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NYC Cannabis Pizzerias Slammed with Labor Lawsuit

NYC Cannabis Pizzerias Slammed with Labor Lawsuit January 9, 2023. By Jane Mundy.
New York, NY Three St. Ned’s Pizza restaurants in New York City are facing a proposed class action lawsuit alleging failure to pay workers minimum wage or properly compensate them for overtime hours worked and other labor violations. The pizzerias, owned by CB Hospitality and Events LLC, specialize in marijuana-infused pizzas. Owner Chris Barrett, AKA the “pizza pusha”, might want to reconsider the tagline on his website: “whatever I do, I do it better stoned.”

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California FedEx Driver’s Misclassification Lawsuit Settles

California FedEx Driver’s Misclassification Lawsuit Settles January 6, 2023. By Jane Mundy.
Santa Clara, CA A former linehaul driver for FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. brought a California misclassification lawsuit against FedEx – the poster child for independent contractor misclassification claims. A California federal judge last November agreed to end the lawsuit just days after the driver's proposed class action was denied.
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Camp Lejeune Denied Claims Must Be Resubmitted Under New Act – AKA more Red Tape

Camp Lejeune Denied Claims Must Be Resubmitted Under New Act – AKA more Red Tape January 4, 2023. By Jane Mundy.
Wilmington, NC All previously denied Camp Lejeune injury claims need to be resubmitted, according to the new Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022. But many plaintiffs argue that they shouldn’t have to go through the same administrative process again.
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The Impact of IOLTA Funds

The Impact of IOLTA Funds January 3, 2023. By LAS Staff Writer.

Santa Clara, CA The Interest on Lawyers' Trust Accounts, or IOLTA, enables lawyers to raise funds with charitable intent. Although the charitable purpose can vary, it is frequently used as a way to help provide civil legal services. This isn’t a typical bank account. 

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