Rite Aid Corp. Will Pay a $12 Million Wage Settlement

FedEx and two former delivery drivers who worked for the company through an independent contractor settled wage and hour claims concerning $13,000 in back pay in California federal court Tuesday, a day after a jury trial began over whether FedEx is jointly liable for alleged labor law violations. . . .

FedEx Settles Drivers’ Labor Suit After 1 Day Of Trial

FedEx and two former delivery drivers who worked for the company through an independent contractor settled wage and hour claims concerning $13,000 in back pay in California federal court Tuesday, a day after a jury trial began over whether FedEx is jointly liable for alleged labor law violations. . . .

Rite Aid’s $12 Million Wage Settlement Gets Final Approval

Rite Aid Corp. will pay $12 million to resolve a class action by 25,000 of its California employees who allege the company failed to reimburse them for uniforms, under an agreement given final approval in the Northern District of California.

Are You a Victim of Age Discrimination? Here’s What to Do

Many types of employment discrimination exist, but age discrimination is one of the most rampant in the US. Age discrimination was the fifth-highest type of discrimination case that plaintiff’s filed in 2019, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Such claims made up 21.4 percent of all cases filed that year. It’s imperative that you […]

Think You Were Fired For the Wrong Reasons?

Getting fired is never easy. In fact, it can be a big hit to the ego. That being said, there are times when you can see it coming, and times when it is completely unexpected. In fact, you may feel like you were terminated for the wrong reasons. You may have a lawsuit if this […]

Don’t Just Walk Out the Door! What to Do If You Get Fired

Making A Bad Situation Worse Doing or saying the wrong thing after you’ve been fired can jeopardize your legal rights. Understandably, you feel angry, frustrated, even sad; although it may be difficult, make sure to avoid making negative comments. If you have been fired, stay calm; there are things you will need to know to […]

Are You a Victim of Human Trafficking for Labor? Find Out.

The conversation around slavery in the United States is usually in reference to the legalized institution of slavery in our past. However, slave labor is still a prevalent issue in the underbelly of America’s economy. The Polaris Project is a research institution focused on tracking and remedying the many forms of slavery in the United […]

How California’s Bill 1513 Changed Commissions for Salons and Spa Workers

California’s Bill 1513, originally signed into law in 2015, drastically altered the way salon and spa owners are now required to compensate their employees. Salon and spa owners may not be as compliant (though not necessarily intentionally) as they should be; these changes are causing much consternation among employees regarding their pay. Classifications of Employee […]

Whistleblowing and Public Policies – Whistleblowers Are Protected

Protection Provided to Whistleblowers https://www.asmlawyers.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Whistleblowing-and-Public-Policies-Whistleblowers-Are-Protected.jpgWhistleblowing has dominated the media in the recent past, demonstrating the gravity of such actions along with the intensity applied to protect whistleblowers. Whistleblower complaints that are appropriately vetted often lead to investigations that can have adverse effects on the accused. These laws were passed as a means for individuals to […]