Hard Rock adv Williams

This is a collective and class action case on behalf of employees of various hotel/resort/casino properties under federal and Nevada law for unpaid wages, overtime wages, and breach of contract for failure to pay employees for pre-shift work. Plaintiff alleges Defendant required employees to arrive three to seven minutes prior to the beginning of their… Read more »

Kill Class Actions and Everybody Loses

The American Bar Association and hundreds of civil rights, environmental, consumer rights and disability organizations strongly oppose HR 985 because it is a partisan effort by Congress to extinguish victims’ rights. Law360, New York (March 20, 2017, 11:26 AM EDT) — Daniel Karon Congress is trying to kill class actions again. Last year, Representative Robert… Read more »

Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act Puts Americans Last

  The Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act making its way through Congress is bad for consumers and workers The bill would, for example, slash enforcement against securities fraud, enable pharmaceutical companies to fix prices artificially high, make it easier for employers to pay women less than men, free up payday lenders to ignore rules… Read more »

House Bill Would Hurt Employees, Consumers, And Investors

The GOP lead House Judiciary Committee passed a bill titled the “Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act” which is anything but fair. This bill—if passed—would actually encourage more corporate fraud against consumers and individuals because it would nearly eliminate the class action mechanism whereby people can join together to sue for investor cheating, consumer rights,… Read more »

Station Casino adv. Coyne

This is a collective and class action on behalf of employees who worked for Station Casinos and were required to attend pre-shift meetings or conduct other work activities prior to the beginning of their regularly scheduled shift or after the end of their shift without pay. The Plaintiff in this case was a table games… Read more »

Accurate adv. Garner

This is a class action against Defendants Accurate Background, Inc. and Starbucks Corporation for violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) for the improper acquisition and use of consumer and/or investigative consumer reports to conduct background and credit checks on prospective employees on behalf of Starbucks.

Rabobank

This is a class action under federal and California state law alleging failure to pay minimum wages and premium pay for overtime hours worked by Mortgage Loan Officers, Loan Officers, and other commissioned employees. Plaintiff alleges that he and other employees who are classified as inside sales exempt, were not paid minimum wages and/or were… Read more »

Washington Amazon Lunch Break Lawsuit Can Proceed

On December 9, 2016 a Washington Judge granted class certification to Amazon workers for claims for unpaid wages due to lunch break security screenings. From Law360: Amazon Workers Get Partial Class Cert. In Screening Suit By Melissa Daniels Law360, Los Angeles (December 9, 2016, 7:35 PM EST) — A Washington state judge on Friday granted… Read more »

Amazon.com, Amazon Fresh, LLC, AF Operations, LLP adv. Mina

This is a collective and class action that seeks to recover unpaid wages for Amazon.com warehouse workers in the state of Washington who had to undergo mandatory security clearances before their lunch breaks and before leaving the warehouse facility. Because of the security checks, employees allege that they are owed wages for the time it… Read more »

Venetian adv. Yousif

This is a collective and class action on behalf of employees who worked at The Venetian/The Palazzo as housekeepers and were required to work off the clock and without compensation during the time it took them to stock their cleaning carts prior to the beginning of their shifts, and for the time they were required… Read more »