A former McDonald’s worker and the fast-food giant are battling over the worker’s putative class action suit, which alleges McDonald’s restrains trade by barring employees from transferring from one franchise to another in pursuit of better wages and conditions.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The EPA would have six months to declare certain chemicals as hazardous under the federal Superfund law – a measure rejected late last year by Senate Republicans – if an amendment is adopted to a bill that will be the next battleground over the regulation of PFAS.
A federal judge has dismissed a teachers union class action against the Chicago Public Schools board, which alleged discrimination against blacks was behind teacher layoffs, finding color blind bureaucracy, not racism, determined who received pink slips.
The order says The Coffman Firm; Kaplan Fox and Kilsheimer; and Williams Montgomery and John, sent 'misleading, slanted and potentially confusing' letters to supermarkets and others suing chicken producers over prices
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Boeing is facing a breach of contract suit by a Dublin, Ireland aircraft leasing and subleasing company that had contracted to buy 737 MAXs prior to Boeing halting production of the aircraft.
A federal appeals panel says a lower court was right to close out a class action accusing Groupon of wrongly using people’s Instagram photos, because the judges agreed Instagram usernames aren’t enough to establish the identity of untold numbers of potential additional plaintiffs.
BNSF Railroad has responded to a federal class action from train unions arguing the company’s medical reporting rules violate federal law, saying the union's lawsuit would weaken railroad safety across the country.