A class-action lawsuit against Walmart is moving forward in California after a federal judge expelled Walmart’s motion for dismissal. The lawsuit, initially filed by Nickolas T., accuses Walmart of violating California labor laws by knowingly miscalculating employees’ sick pay. Plaintiffs state that the retail corporation did not include employee bonuses when calculating sick pay; Walmart… Read More

Sometimes large companies can make it seem like their way is always right, and that leaves employees feeling helpless to work toward a better situation. If you are part of a group of employees from a specific company that has faced discrimination or unfair labor practices, you may be eligible to file a class-action lawsuit…. Read More

January 5, 2021 — Western Digital will settle a class-action lawsuit for $7.75 million.  The lawsuit, filed by previous employee Yunghui Chen in May 2019, accused the California-based computer company of discriminating against women in salary, promotions, and placements. Chen and the other 1,863 women who joined the class cited multiple examples of these claims… Read More

In August 2020, ExxonMobile and Torrance Refining Company agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by multiple employees in 2018. The settlement, which comes after employees accused the companies of denying hourly workers law-mandated off-the-clock breaks, will require the two oil companies to pay $4.4 million.  Settlement Details According to the lawsuit, the Torrance Exxon… Read More

Albertson’s agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit for $2.5 million in November 2020. Delivery drivers employed by the grocery store chain in California filed a class-action lawsuit in March 2019. The three filing plaintiffs accused Albertson’s of various labor law violations, including: Using unpaid call-in scheduling practices, Failing to pay delivery drivers for time spent… Read More

In 2018, two Burlington Coat Factory employees filed a class-action lawsuit against their employer. The case complained of Burlington Coat Factory failing to pay hourly workers their full earned wages and overtime compensation. The plaintiffs accused the discount retailer of forcing employees to work without pay during their meal breaks.  Burlington Coat Factory has agreed… Read More

Universal Protection Services (Allied Universal Security) security guards who were mandated to work without pay are encouraged to visit the settlement website to join the collective action lawsuit. Employees have asserted that Universal Protection Services violated wage and hour laws; the guards are demanding to receive a minimum of double their unpaid wages. The security… Read More