NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Former employees of New York Dunkin' Donuts franchises allege they were damaged by reduced wages and salaries because of illegal nonsolicitation agreements.
News from November 2018
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Lake Forest, Illinois consumer alleges the maker of the Alba Botanica sunscreen brand failed to represent that consumers should shake the product 10 seconds before applying and that improper application would result in inadequate sun protection.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A Russian mobile phone operator alleges Palo Alto, California corporation misrepresented its abilities to rebuild parts of a wireless network.
OMAHA — A federal agency has filed a lawsuit against a Nebraska restaurant, alleging its manager failed to stop one of the restaurant supervisors from sexually harassing a teenage female employee.
SEATTLE — A staffing and recruiting agency in Washington state faces a lawsuit by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for allegedly violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) when it turned away a job applicant for being deaf.
NEW YORK — More than 400 employees of Fedcap Rehabilitation Services Inc., a federal contractor, will receive restitution as part of a $2.8 million settlement to resolve the company's failure to pay the workers' required "fringe benefits" into their retirement accounts.
CLEVELAND — Two managers of an Ohio manufacturing company have been indicted by a federal grand jury in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio for their alleged attempts to obstruct a federal agency's investigation into the workplace death of a company worker.
DALLAS — A Dallas-based metal recycling company has been cited by the federal government following the hospitalization of one its employees who was crushed by a stack of pipes.
PHOENIX — Proposition 306, the "Clean Election Account Uses and Commission Rulemaking Measure," will remain on Tuesday's ballot in Arizona, following a decision handed down by that state Supreme Court.
U.S. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION: MPW Industrial Services to Pay $170,000 To Settle EEOC Race Discrimination Lawsuit
MPW Industrial Services, Inc., a Hebron, Ohio industrial cleaning company, will pay $170,0000 to settle a race discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced.
Judge of the District Court, 9th Judicial District, Teresa K. Luther, is retiring December 31, 2018. Luther serves as a judge of the Central Nebraska Drug Court and judge of the Judicial District 9 Reentry Court in addition to presiding full-time on the district court bench in Grand Island.
MASSACHUSETTS SUPREME COURT: Supreme Judicial Court Announces Steering Committee on Lawyer Well-Being
The Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court today announced the members of a Steering Committee on Lawyer Well-Being that will explore ways to reduce stress on attorneys, help restore work-life balance, increase professional satisfaction and better support those who are confronting mental health and substance use disorders.
Polsinelli, an Am Law 100 firm, continues to see strong growth as it welcomes Shareholder Katherine Mathews to its Seattle office where she will join the firm’s national Capital Markets and Commercial Lending practice.
Maloney, who chairs the Jacksonville Bar Association’s Construction Law Committee, said he chose to become a lawyer because of two relatives who were lawyers and good role models.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A Missouri pharmaceutical company has filed suit in a New York federal court over allegations the state's Opioid Stewardship Act (OSA) is unconstitutional.
Samuel L. Moultrie, a Litigation associate in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Delaware office, has been named a Delaware Business Times'“2018 DBT40” award winner.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Florida man alleges a generic blood pressure medication he purchased was contaminated by a probable human carcinogen.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey resident alleges a health care company made a series of intentional misrepresentations regarding the capability of a medical device.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California woman is appealing a judge's decision to toss her suit against Dr. Pepper/Seven Up Inc. over the use of the word "diet" on Diet Dr. Pepper.