Family restaurant chain Denny’s will pay $1.7 million to settle a proposed class action suit that claimed the company violated California’s meal and rest break requirements, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing submitted Monday.
Beleaguered Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. said Tuesday that it had reached a settlement with those who brought a securities class action lawsuit and a shareholder derivative suit against the company.
Former Cendant Corp. Chairman Walter Forbes was found guilty of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and two counts of making false statements Tuesday in one of the largest accounting fraud cases brought before a U.S. court.
Research In Motion Ltd., the maker of the ubiquitous Blackberry device, became the latest target in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s crusade against stock options backdating Friday when it received an informal inquiry from the agency.
Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. settled two patent lawsuits with Cendant Publishing Inc. this month, with undisclosed terms that include mutual non-exclusive cross licenses to the patents. Amazon revealed the settlement details in its 2006 third quarter earnings report, filed Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Outraged by what it has called irresponsible and unethical behavior, charity group Oxfam International accused Starbucks Corp. on Thursday of opposing a plan by Ethiopian coffee makers to trademark three of their coffee beans in the United States.
The stock options backdating scandal has already cost companies more than $10 billion, according to a report released Monday by a financial advisory firm.
While Microsoft Corp. is probably not going to be ringing up Allen & Overy’s antitrust practice anytime soon, the group does not necessarily see that as a loss.
Fox Rothschild LLP has acquired a national employment boutique, adding 53 attorneys to its labor and employment practice and significantly expanded its capabilities.
A minor served Hardee’s a sex discrimination suit on Monday, claiming she was harassed and assaulted while working as a cashier at the fast food chain.
DLA Piper LLP’s employment practice has one major advantage over almost all other employment practice groups in the world—its international scope.
An Ohio construction company accused of illegally firing black carpenters and replacing them with inexperienced latino workers has settled a race discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
When it comes to relationships with clients, the attorneys in Bryan Cave LLP’s employment practice are looking for more than just a one-case stand.
With two hung juries behind him, former Cendant Corp. executive Walter Forbes is facing yet another trial this week on charges that he participated in a $3 billion accounting scheme at the travel and real estate firm.
Sara Lee Corp. has once again been sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, this time for withholding severance pay from laid-off employees who didn’t sign away their rights to file complaints with the agency.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed suit against U-Haul Inc., accusing the moving company of inflicting racial discrimination and verbal abuse on a handful of Filipino and Hispanic workers.
When the labor and employment practice of Los Angeles law firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP accepts a major case, all parties involved know the firm plans to tackle the matter with the utmost urgency, according to William “Bill” J. Kilberg, who heads up the firm’s labor and employment practice.
The nation’s largest for-profit university has been slapped with a lawsuit alleging it discriminates against employees who aren’t Mormon.
Family-restaurant chain Denny’s Inc. has come under fire for allegedly discriminating against disabled employees, with a federal lawsuit filed on Thursday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charging that the chain denied the workers reasonable accommodation and medical leave.
In order to effectively deal with the highly complex and rapidly changing world of employment law and labor relations, Lathrop & Gage LC doesn’t limit itself to the courtroom.