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$5 Million Dollar Judgment Against Tyson Foods Inc. -Unpaid Wages, Unpaid Overtime, Donning & Doffing

By wigginschilds | February 20, 2018

$5 MILLION DOLLAR JUDGMENT AGAINST TYSON FOODS INC. -UNPAID WAGES, UNPAID OVERTIME, DONNING & DOFFING A federal judge has ordered Tyson Foods to pay nearly $5 million in damages because the meatpacker failed to compensate workers at its Dakota City beef plant while they put on and took off protective clothing. You can find out more at Tyson workers, State […]

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Lafleur, Marina, Et Al. v. Dollar Tree – Memorandum Opinion & Orders

By wigginschilds | February 20, 2018

LAFLEUR, MARINA, ET AL. V. DOLLAR TREE – MEMORANDUM OPINION & ORDERS Doc. 433 – Memorandum & Opinion on Various Motions Contact Us

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$19 Million Dollar Judgment Against Tyson Foods, Inc. – Unpaid Wages, Unpaid Overtime, Donning & Doffing Fair Labor Standards Act

By wigginschilds | February 20, 2018

$19 MILLION DOLLAR JUDGMENT AGAINST TYSON FOODS, INC. – UNPAID WAGES, UNPAID OVERTIME, DONNING & DOFFING FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT A Nebraska Federal Judge on Thursday entered a $19 million judgment against Tyson Foods Inc. in a class action brought by meat processing-line workers who said the company didn’t pay them for time spent donning and doffing protective gear, finally […]

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Oil Companies Double Dip for Polluting Groundwater

By wigginschilds | February 20, 2018

OIL COMPANIES DOUBLE DIP FOR POLLUTING GROUNDWATER Dennis Pantazis and other attorneys from the firm are involved in lawsuits against major oil companies in numerous states for “double-dipping” when collecting monies from states and secretly from insurance companies for the same tank cleanups. Attorneys at Wiggins, Child, Quinn and Pantazis are experienced in civil suits stemming from ground water contamination by […]

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$50 Million Dollar Verdict Morgan v. Family Dollar (2010)

By wigginschilds | February 20, 2018

EMPLOYMENT Fair Labor Standards Act, Wage and Hour, Unpaid Wages, Unpaid Overtime, $50,000,00.00 Jury Verdict for Class of 1,400 – Misclassification of Store Managers  as exempt employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) (Learn More. . . ) Represented at trial by Bob Wiggins, Greg  Wiggins, Kevin Jent, and Rocco Calamusa Contact Us

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Womack v. Dollar General, Inc., (2013)

By wigginschilds | February 20, 2018

WOMACK V. DOLLAR GENERAL, INC., (2013) Title VII, Equal Pay, Lilly Ledbetter Act, Gender Pay Discrimination Amicable resolution for a Class of  35 – Female Store Managers being  paid less than male Store Managers. (Learn More. . . ) Represented by Greg Wiggins, Bob Wiggins, Rocco Calamusa and Kevin Jent (2013) Contact Us

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Original Oyster House Settles Suit for $770,490

By wigginschilds | February 19, 2018

ORIGINAL OYSTER HOUSE SETTLES SUIT FOR $770,490 The Original Oyster House in Gulf Shores has agreed to pay $770,490 to 68 current and former employees to settle a lawsuit related to back pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The restaurant will also pay about $110,000 in total court costs and attorneys fees as a part of the settlement. The […]

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Lumber Liquidators Lawsuits

By wigginschilds | February 19, 2018

LUMBER LIQUIDATORS LAWSUITS 60 Minutes found that Lumber Liquidators’ Chinese-made laminate flooring contains amounts of toxic formaldehyde that may not meet health and safety standards. According to the report “flooring is made in China, and as we discovered during our investigation, may fail to meet health and safety standards, because it contains high levels of formaldehyde, a known cancer causing […]

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Supreme Court Ruling Cements Victory for Parents of Child with Autism

By wigginschilds | February 19, 2018

SUPREME COURT RULING CEMENTS VICTORY FOR PARENTS OF CHILD WITH AUTISM Parents continue to have the right to an independent educational evaluation of their child, paid for by the public school district, as set forth in the regulations implementing the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). On October 7, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States declined to review […]

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