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Filed Under: Boston, MA News – Lawsuits, Settlements, Information
BOSTON — Hundreds of workers for Massachusetts-based plastics manufacturer United Plastics recently won a substantial case worth more than $1 million worth of back pay, including unpaid overtime wages.
BOSTON — A group of employees who filed an overtime class action suit against Pepsi under Massachusetts labor law and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) has asked a federal court to approve a proposed $3 million settlement agreement. Under the proposed settlement, the named plaintiff would receive a $15,000 incentive award and the approximately […]
BOSTON — A group of assistant managers filed a class action suit against Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc., alleging that the company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by failing to pay them for overtime. According to the overtime suit, Dick’s misclassified the assistant managers at its Illinois locations as exempt from FLSA, and thus […]
BOSTON — Massachusetts’ taxi drivers received an unwelcome decision from their state’s highest court recently. The taxi drivers were seeking a ruling in their favor in their overtime pay lawsuit. However, Massachusetts’ highest court determined the taxi drivers were independent contractors and not protected by minimum wage and overtime laws. The Taxi Drivers’ Claims Four taxi […]
BOSTON — The Scotts Company LLC, a lawn care company, will have to respond to a recently filed putative class action overtime pay lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed in California state court, alleges the lawn care giant failed to pay overtime, to compensate its merchandising employees for work-related expenses, and to provide proper meal and rest breaks […]