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Abbey Spanier LLP: Court Rejects Saxon’s Bid To Dismiss HAMP Class Action Lawsuit
Posted on 18 Oct 2013 by Abbey Spanier

We have another update regarding litigation involving the United States Treasury’s Home Affordable Modification Program (“HAMP”). See some of our HAMP related posts here, here and here . As explained in some of our prior posts, the HAMP... Read More

Lawsuits Alleging Violations Of FLSA At An All-Time High
Posted on 30 Jul 2012 by Kevin M. LaCroix

Lawsuits alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) were at an all-time high for the year ending on March 31, 2012, according to a recent law firm study. Moreover, the wage and hour suits are up nearly 350 percent from the equivalent period... Read More

Littler Mendelson on Employment Law Class Actions, Second Edition, Just Released
Posted on 23 Jul 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Written by the attorneys of Littler's Class Action Practice Group, Employment Law Class Actions provides a comprehensive review of the strategic, procedural and legal issues that arise in such matters. The Second Edition includes an extensive expansion... Read More

Hooters Employees Allege Work, Wage Violations
Posted on 18 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – (AP) Three dozen current and former Hooters workers are suing over work and wage violations, saying they were forced to buy their own uniforms and work without pay. Attorneys representing the former and current employees... Read More

Mexican Workers Claim Forced Labor In Federal Lawsuit
Posted on 28 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - (AP) A group of Mexican guest workers is accusing a former employer in a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court of engaging in human trafficking and forced labor. The suit filed in Nashville claims managers with Vanderbilt Landscaping... Read More