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Whistleblower wins $25 million after suing his employer

Blowing the whistle on an employer’s illegal actions often carries with it a number of potential risks such as retaliation and legal consequences. For one employer, however, retaliation against a whistleblower led to a $25 […]

Manpower workers to get $2.9 million settlement in wage lawsuit

A $2.9 million deal to settle one of several wage and hour class action lawsuits against Manpower Inc. has received preliminary approval from a California federal judge. Manpower Inc., a staffing agency, was accused of […]

California State University employee files discrimination lawsuit

A former administrative support assistant at California State University (CSU), Sacramento, said she was wrongfully terminated in retaliation for complaining about racial discrimination and her employer’s failure to pay overtime. Lucelina Arias-Melendez filed a complaint against […]

Costco drivers win $2 million in wage and overtime lawsuit

A $2 million settlement provided drivers for Costco Wholesale Corp. with some long-awaited relief in a wage and hour dispute. Lead plaintiff Douglas Thompson sued the retailer on behalf of 882 current and former industrial drivers […]

Ex-bank manager sues Wells Fargo for whistleblower retaliation

A former branch manager at Wells Fargo filed a wrongful termination and whistleblower retaliation lawsuit against the troubled bank. Diana Duenas-Brown alleged she was fired in retaliation for reporting the bank’s wrongdoing. She also claimed […]

Spec Formliners sued for gender-based pay discrimination

A concrete liner company based in Santa Ana, California, has been accused of paying a female sales representative less than a male coworker doing the same job. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed […]

California Nike employees seek overtime pay for bag checks

Nike retail workers in California have filed an unpaid overtime lawsuit to recover lost wages from time spent waiting for mandatory security and bag checks. The employees brought the complaint against Nike Retail Services Inc. […]

Wal-Mart truck drivers win $54 million in minimum wage lawsuit

A federal jury awarded hundreds of Wal-Mart truck drivers in California $54 million in damages. The drivers had filed a lawsuit that accused the retail giant of failing to pay them minimum wage as required […]

Producer of ABC reality show sued for denying meal breaks

A former production assistant filed a lawsuit alleging he and others working on ABC’s “The Bachelor” did not receive meal breaks as required by law. Connor Eckert worked as a production assistant on the long-running […]

McDonald’s workers file sexual harassment complaints

Fifteen hourly workers from across the country have filed complaints against McDonald’s alleging serious incidents of sexual harassment. They claimed the fast food company’s training policies fail to protect employees from sexual advances and inappropriate […]

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