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A former embroiderer for Barrier Technologies LLC sued the radiation protection company Tuesday, claiming she was wrongly fired while self-isolating after developing viral symptoms and denied paid sick leave she was entitled to under the coronavirus-related Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act.
IBM and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said the Second Circuit dropped the ball when it revived a proposed class action from IBM workers who claimed they were kept in the dark about the risks of sinking their retirement savings into their employer's stock.
The investor set claiming to have sustained the most losses from alleged misconduct by Luckin Coffee has dropped out of a fiery competition for appointment as lead plaintiff in a stock-drop suit against the Chinese coffee chain.
Cohen & Buckmann PC co-founding partner Carol Buckmann doesn't agree with Monday's U.S. Supreme Court win for U.S. Bank, which is expected to reduce class actions against fully funded pension plans and potentially cut back on ERISA litigation in general. Buckmann joined Law360 for a chat about the ruling and the other cases she's watching.
A dozen U.S. attorneys general are pushing Walmart to beef up protections for its employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, saying they have received reports of stores with people too close to one another and locations not being properly cleaned.