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Class Certification Granted in Kraft Foods Overtime Case in Illinois
Class Certification Granted in Kraft Foods Overtime Case in Illinois

In mid-September, 2011, a federal judge in Illinois granted class certification to 200 Kraft Foods employees suing the company for violations of Illinois wage and hour law. The lawsuit was filed in early 2010. The plaintiff employees claim that Kraft's policy of not paying ...

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Blog posts in September, 2011

  • Class Certification Granted to Papa John's Delivery Drivers in Missouri Wage Case

    In mid-September, 2011, a federal court in Missouri granted conditional class certification in a lawsuit brought on behalf of all delivery drivers who ...

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  • Riggan Law Firm Sues New Horizons Computer Learning Center For Unpaid Overtime

    On September 27, 2011, Riggan Law Firm, LLC , a St. Louis overtime law firm, on behalf of its client, filed an overtime lawsuit against the St. Louis ...

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  • Tennis Umpires Claim that U.S. Open's Overtime Policies Are Out of Line

    On September 8, 2011, four tennis umpires brought suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Their lawsuit accuses the ...

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  • Circle K Violating the FLSA?

    Recently, two employees of Circle K Stores, Inc. filed a collective action lawsuit against the company. The employees are seeking recovery of unpaid ...

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  • Marsh & McLennan Settles Overtime Suit

    Recently, Marsh & McLennan agreed to settle a class action lawsuit originally filed in March of 2010 by a group of Marsh & McLennan's benefit ...

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  • Riggan Law Firm Files Class Action Overtime Lawsuit Against St. Louis-based Natoli Engineering Company

    On September 19, 2011, Riggan Law Firm, LLC , a St. Louis overtime law firm, working in connection with Sowers & Wolf, LLC , filed a class action ...

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  • Like A Bad Neighbor, State Farm Doesn't Pay Overtime?

    In August 2010, former State Farm employee Lisa Nobles sued State Farm for allegedly violating the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"). Ms. Nobles, ...

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  • MetLife to Pay $2 Million to Settle Mortgage Underwriters Overtime Case

    MetLife recently reached a settlement in a case where a group of its mortgage underwriters sued in Pennsylvania to recover unpaid overtime ...

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  • Judges Reject Employers' Attempt to Put Up Their "Dukes"

    In 2004, in the case of Dukes v. Wal-Mart, a federal district court judge in an employment discrimination case in California certified a class of ...

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