A Texas federal judge on Wednesday conditionally certified a class of staff associates at DeWolff Boberg & Associates Inc. who accuse the Dallas-based management consulting firm of willfully withholding overtime pay.
Deere & Co., the agriculture giant behind the John Deere brand, was hit with a sex discrimination class action Wednesday in California federal court for allegedly maintaining employment practices that prevent women from being hired.
A putative class filed suit Tuesday in California against Panasonic Corp., Toshiba Corp. and SanDisk Corp., alleging they overcharged consumers by up to $1 billion through a cartel to control intellectual property rights to secure-digital cards.
Two attorneys filed a breach of contract suit in California on Friday, accusing their co-counsel in two class actions over unpaid life insurance policies to Armenian Genocide victims of skimming $1 million from settlements.
A class of shareholders told the Second Circuit on Wednesday that the former CEO of Loral Space & Communications Ltd. knowingly hid the troubled company's bankruptcy preparations from the public to save his own neck.
A federal judge on Tuesday allowed a class action alleging slot machine and video game maker International Game Technology and two of its executives painted a falsely rosy picture of its earnings prospects to move forward.
A federal judge declined Monday to certify a consumer class in a lawsuit accusing Smart Balance Inc. of misleadingly labeling its margarine in violation of California law, ruling that the proposed class' claims are preempted by federal law.
A Florida federal judge on Tuesday was asked to approve a $12 million settlement in a multidistrict litigation between Mead Johnson & Co. and plaintiffs accusing the baby-nutrition giant of running false ads about its infant formula Enfamil Lipil.
A China Security & Surveillance Technology Inc. shareholder filed a proposed class action Tuesday, seeking to block a $460 million buyout bid from the company's CEO that was allegedly designed to solely benefit insiders while undervaluing the company.
A New York federal judge on Tuesday tossed out a class action that accused the U.S. Census Bureau of discriminating against minority job candidates, saying the plaintiffs did not exhaust their administrative remedies before going to court.
A federal judge granted conditional certification Tuesday to a class of service employees who alleged Walden Security did not properly compensate them for breaks and overtime when they guarded Fort Sam Houston, a former U.S. Army base in San Antonio.
A nonprofit representing state securities regulators asked a Texas federal judge Monday to reject a preliminary injunction that would halt its investigations into Securities America Inc., opposing part of the broker-dealer's $21 million settlement of three proposed class actions.
Transit operator FirstGroup PLC agreed Tuesday to pay $5.9 million to settle two Illinois class actions brought against its subsidiaries for allegedly conducting illegal criminal background checks on prospective employees.
The Seventh Circuit on Tuesday found that a lower court erred in dismissing a putative class action accusing Medical Benefits Administrators Group Inc., also known as Auxiant, of routinely denying claims for preauthorized medical procedures.
A New Jersey federal judge on Tuesday again threw out a class action against BMW of North America LLC over a solvent used in the manufacturing of one of its luxury vehicle models that allegedly gives off a noxious odor over time.
The federal judge handling a $713 million settlement between ailing ground zero workers and New York City and its insurers insisted Friday that 59 plaintiffs ineligible for the settlement be represented by the special counsel he appointed.
Bus operator American Coach Lines Inc. on Monday sought to dismiss a putative collective action in Florida alleging it failed to pay its dispatchers overtime, about a year after it agreed to pay about $200,000 to end a similar suit.
Workers hit M.A. Angeliades Inc. and its insurer with a class action Monday, accusing the construction company of failing to pay them overtime for projects under contracts with New York state agencies.
A Florida federal judge on Monday dismissed the lead Latina plaintiff in a proposed class action that accuses the University of Miami of discriminating against black and Latino job applicants by using credit reports in the hiring process.
A California federal judge on Monday approved a $9.5 million, five-state settlement in a class action accusing Sirius XM Radio Inc. of illegally recording customer calls, after denying approval to a similar 11-state deal.