Police ordered a group protesters at an Oakland McDonald’s restaurant to leave the premises on Tuesday when they claimed the company was withholding their overtime pay.
McDonald’s workers from the Bay Area, Los Angeles and in two other states filed lawsuits against the fast-food chain this week, saying the company engages in a variety of illegal practices to avoid paying them what they’re owed.
The original suit was filed in Alameda County Superior Court last week. It claims the team was in “flagrant violation” of an array of state labor laws, including failing to pay the minimum wage.
Lawyers for women employees of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced the filing of a revised discrimination lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco Thursday on behalf of an estimated 95,000 women workers in California.
Lawyers for Bay Area women who tried to sue Wal-Mart Stores Inc. for alleged discrimination said they will continue with their clients’ claims despite Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
An environmental group is suing Kiss My Face and about two dozen other cosmetic companies on accusations that they falsely label products as organic.
A class action lawsuit was filed against the Oakland Police Department and the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Monday alleging that they violated the rights of 150 people who were arrested after former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle was sentenced last Nov. 5.
Apple is facing a lawsuit from aPennsylvania man whose 9-year-old daughter racked up $200 buying “Zombie Toxin” and other game items on an iPod.
The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to vote tomorrow on whether to accept Walmart’s appeal in a huge civil rights class action lawsuit that began in the Bay Area.