A Kansas man has sued Capital One Home Loans LLC on behalf of his fellow loan consultants, saying his former employer did not pay them overtime at the FLSA-mandated time-and-a-half rate.
A judge has ordered Westar Energy Inc. to provide an advance for legal fees to a former company executive named as a defendant in a shareholder lawsuit.
The wrongful termination suit that former Holland & Knight LLP employment attorney John Weir mounted against the firm was dealt another blow when a district court judge dismissed the only remaining federal claim in the case.
Rite Aid Corp. on Friday filed a motion seeking to prevent arbitration with a workers union, alleging the union does not represent former employees of drug store chains Brooks and Eckerd, which it recently acquired, and that therefore the union's arbitration demand is illegal.
Nine former employees of the Mandalay Resort Group have filed lawsuits against MGM Mirage and Mandalay over their termination of an executive retirement plan.
Solutia Inc. has asked the court overseeing its Chapter 11 proceedings to sign off on two settlement deals the bankrupt chemical products maker says are integral to shedding legacy liabilities and paving the way to a successful restructuring of the company, which has been under bankruptcy protection since December 2003.
A group of axed Xerox Corp. workers has sued the company for age and sex discrimination, claiming they were fired one month before a voluntary redundancy program made them eligible for severance packages.
A California court has ordered airline SkyWest Inc. to allow its pilots to distribute information about their union, an early success for the pilots in their lawsuit alleging the airline has illegally suppressed their organizing efforts.
Despite its best attempts at damage control, Wellpoint Inc. has been dragged into the sex scandal surrounding its former chief financial officer as accusations of negligence against the health insurer begin to fly.
A bankruptcy court approved a settlement on Thursday between bankrupt auto parts company Tower Automotive and a group of labor unions, after an earlier version of the settlement met with strenuous objections from the company's creditors last year.
A California state judge has thrown out the remaining charges against three defendants involved in the Hewlett-Packard spying scandal, finding that while their conduct showed a “betrayal of trust and honor,” it did not amount to a criminal offense.
In a surprise move, Commerce Bancorp Inc. CEO Vernon W. Hill II has resigned his position, after the bank settled two federal enforcement actions related to the former chief executive.
Abbott Laboratories has been hit with a putative collective action suit that alleges it misclassified sales representatives as exempt from a federal law mandating a premium pay rate for overtime hours, the latest in a series of suits against major drug companies alleging violations of state and federal overtime laws.
Responding to concerns about the spate of terminated pension plans among bankrupt airlines in recent years, the U.S. Government Accountability Office said on Thursday that conflicts of interest involving consultants in defined benefit plans may hurt workers.
A federal judge on Monday ruled that ERISA preempts a reverse sexual orientation discrimination claim brought before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, barring the state agency from continuing an investigation into a dispute between Partners Healthcare Systems Inc. and a heterosexual employee.
Adding another name to the long list of banks being sued for Fair Labor Standards Act violations, Bank of New York was hit Wednesday with a putative class action by a Queens assistant branch manager who says employees were misclassified as exempt.
Exelon Corp. employees who participated in the electric utility’s 401(k) plan have gained class certification in their ERISA action accusing Exelon and its directors of charging unreasonable fees to the plan.
In yet another stinging indictment of Granite Broadcasting Corp.'s post-Chapter 11 spending habits, a judge has balked at the company's bid to hand its CEO a hefty $450,000 bonus package for 2006.
Three former top employees of Credit Lyonnais fought the French bank's motion for summary judgment in their lawsuit against their one-time employer, which they claim breached its promise by cutting their salaries and pensions when they were transferred from a company subsidiary.
Ernst & Young has opposed a move by the plaintiff in a putative class action against it to extend the discovery deadline in the overtime wage dispute by more than five months.