The Labor Department has finalized a regulation to give employers more flexibility and legal clarity by allowing them to incorporate bonuses when using an alternate method to calculate overtime pay for workers with irregular schedules.
The lawsuit, filed in federal court in San Francisco by Outten & Golden LLP and Lawyers for Civil Rights (LCR), alleges that SoFi systematically denies and limits DACA recipients’ access to lending and refinancing opportunities and that such restrictions are unlawful under federal and California civil rights law.
A Pennsylvania federal judge is refusing to pare down a proposed class action accusing American Airlines of giving military reserve pilots the short shrift on benefits, finding the dispute at issue was not outside the court's bounds.
Two NYC job applicants to Fresh Direct, one who had already performed the work of the job for approximately five months, filed a class action lawsuit against the grocery delivery service alleging that they and others who were otherwise qualified to work for FD were illegally rejected based on the companies criminal history screening process in violation of the New York City Human Rights Law FreshDirect has “instituted a sham process for evaluating applicants’ criminal histories,” it says. The complaint alleges violations of New York State and City civil rights laws requiring an...
Mike Bloomberg is agreeing to pay for health care through November for the more than 2,000 campaign staffers he laid off after suspending his presidential bid as he faces public pressure and multiple lawsuits over allegations he let go of workers he’d promised to keep employed through the 2020 election.
Velodyne Lidar Inc., which designs the sensor systems that help driverless cars navigate, was sued for laying off 140 workers with one day’s notice, an early test of whether courts will get involved as the coronavirus wipes out jobs in Silicon Valley.
The wheels of justice usually turn slowly, but the Covid-19 pandemic has put the brakes on litigation of all types, including fund-related lawsuits and 401(k)-fee cases, lawyers say. Though proceedings in many existing cases have been delayed, plaintiffs are still filing new securities lawsuits and 401(k)-fee cases, court documents show. Individual state and federal courts have taken different measures to slow the spread of coronavirus, but many have suspended trials and are conducting hearings remotely via video conferences and phone calls.