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Three workers in protective gear performing industrial cleaning

Three plaintiffs bring this labor action under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Arkansas Minimum Wage Act (AMWA). The primary issue is the time workers spent putting on extensive protective gear required for their jobs with Thompson Industrial Services, LLC and what effect that time has on their paychecks.

Worker in Factory

One of the benefits unions can provide to workers is a retirement plan. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that when workers changed their union representation, the old union refused to roll accounts over to the new one. 

An Amazon Fulfillment Center

If employees are injured in the course of their duties, should they then be fired because they can’t perform those duties any longer? The complaint for this class action alleges that Amazon.com Services, Inc. and its warehouse partner Golden State FC, LLC refused to reassign employees to other duties when they had injuries or disabilities, and that the companies discriminated against older employees.

Fidelity Logo

Participants in 401(k) plans must often pay fees to the mutual funds they invest in. The complaint for this class action alleges that various Fidelity companies required kickbacks from the mutual funds in its retirement plans, which then increased fees or decreased profits for the funds. The complaint claims that these secret payments violate the provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

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People don’t function well when they’re overly hungry or fatigued. Under those conditions, they can also make mistakes which lead to accidents. California’s labor laws and wage orders require regular meal breaks and rest periods or penalties for not providing them, but the complaint for this class action alleges that Trinity Services Group, Inc. did not comply for its California-based workers.

Johnson Controls Sprinkler Head

Johnson Controls Fire Protection, LP describes itself as the “world leader in security, fire protection, HVAC, building controls and energy storage.” That may be so, but are they the world leader in paying wages? The complaint for this class action claims that the company paid employees less than the prevailing wage for certain work in Washington state, in violation of state laws.

Roof of Car with Domino's Sign

One of the things required by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is that employers reimburse employees for business expenses, such as uniforms, personal cell phone use, and the like. The complaint for this class action claims that JVP, Inc., a franchisee of Domino’s Pizza, does not properly reimburse delivery drivers for the use of their own cars in delivering its pizzas.

Exterior of a Circle K Store

This class action brings suit against Circle K Stores, Inc. It alleges that Circle K did not pay employees properly for overtime and did not either provide rest and meal breaks or give them additional compensation for the missed breaks. It brings suit under a number of California laws and requirements.

Three Types of Pepperidge Farm Cookies

The complaint for this class action alleges that Pepperidge Farm, Inc. misclassified the plaintiffs in this action as independent contractors when they were actually employees. Although the rules aren’t hard and fast, the complaint details the ways in which the company had substantial control over the scheduling, policies, and work. It brings suit under Massachusetts laws.

Man Engaged in Tree Trimming

Is there an epidemic of employers refusing to pay overtime? The complaint for this class action claims that Green Valle Tree Service paid its workers a flat day rate, regardless of how much overtime they did. Like most such actions, it brings suit under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), as well as under the New York Labor Law (NYLL).

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