Cumulus Media Settles ERISA class action for $1MAtlanta, GA
A proposed class action claiming that Cumulus Media Inc. violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act will settle for $1 million, subject to court approval . The complaint was filed in December 2022 against the radio broadcasting company by seven former employees who claimed the fee practices and investment selections of the company's 401(k) plan violated ERISA.
Thinx, Inc. to Settle PFAS/PFOA LawsuitNew York, NY
In late January, Thinx, Inc. announced that it had reached a $5 million settlement agreement to end Dickens v. Thinx, Inc.,
a class action perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS/PFOA) lawsuit. Thinx will provide up to $5 million to reimburse consumers who bought the company’s signature period underwear between November 12, 2016 and November 28, 2022. To put this in perspective, reimbursements are limited to $7.00 per pair (up to 3 pairs) for consumers who still have receipts and $3.50 per pair (same limit) for those who do not. The initial purchase price of these undies runs up to $35.00 per pair.
All You Need to Know About Filing a Claim After a Truck AccidentSanta Clara, CA
Truck accidents can be devastating, causing severe injuries and property damage. If you've been involved in a truck accident, filing a claim may be necessary to cover your expenses. However, the process of filing a claim can be complicated and overwhelming. If you're feeling overwhelmed or unsure about the process, don't worry — a truck accident lawyer can file your claim and help you get the compensation you deserve. In this article, we'll walk you through everything you need to know about filing a claim after a truck accident.
Another Overtime Complaint filed against Dr. PepperBurlington, MA
A Keurig Dr Pepper employee filed a class action lawsuit last month in Massachusetts federal court claiming the company misclassified employees in Pennsylvania and California as exempt from overtime wages. The lawsuit claims the company violated the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act (PMWA) and California law by not paying overtime compensation. This is the third overtime lawsuit against the beverage company since 2019. As well, overtime violations and wage statement violations go hand-in-hand.
Virgin, Alaska Air Workers to Receive Almost $31M in California Wages LawsuitSan Francisco, CA
A wage and hour class action lawsuit filed almost a decade ago by Virgin America and Alaska Airlines flight attendants has resulted in a a $31 million judgment plus interest against Virgin America Inc. and Alaska Airlines Inc. The workers accused Virgin and Alaska of several California labor law violations, including failure to pay all hours worked and overtime premiums, ensure minimum wage and proper wage statements.
Lowe’s Class Action Alleges California Wage and Hour ViolationsSanta Clara, CA
Lowe’s has been hit yet again with a California wage and hour class action lawsuit claiming the retail giant failed to pay accurate wages and did not provide uninterrupted breaks. Lowe’s employees may be working hard to keep customers satisfied but many of its workers, including managers, are unsatisfied.
California Labor Contractor to Pay Farmworkers Damages and PenaltiesSan Francisco, CA
It doesn’t pay to withhold final paychecks and travel expenses, as a Salinas labor contractor knows. A. Oseguera Company owners have been ordered by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to pay hundreds of U.S. farmworkers and H-2A farmworkers almost $500,000 in damages and penalties for California labor law violations.
United Airlines California Wage Statement SettlementLos Angeles, CA
Many of us don’t realize that by providing accurate and complete information in pay stubs, workers’ rights are protected. With that in mind, it helps to understand why a federal judge at the beginning of February granted preliminary approval of a whopping $53.5 million class action and Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) settlement in a wage statement lawsuit filed by California-based United Airlines attendants. The settlement stems from Vidrio v. United Airlines, Inc.
alleging the wage statements provided by United Airlines violated the California labor code.
How to File a Claim for a Multi-car PileupSanta Clara, CA
Unfortunately, traffic crashes often include more than two vehicles, especially in busy urban areas. If you’re one of the parties in a multi-car pileup, filing an insurance claim can be confusing. Here’s what you need to know about accidents involving multiple parties.
California Wage Theft RampantSanta Clara, CA
At least three class action lawsuits alleging wage theft violations have been filed in California courts within the last month. Vitamin Shoppe, Hyatt Regency Long Beach and Lowe’s are accused of violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and California labor laws. And each lawsuit blames understaffing for labor violations.