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Texas Wage Violation Archives

Wage Violation
April 6, 2016
U.S. Supreme Court upholds $5.8M judgment against Tyson Foods

In a 6-2 decision, the United States Supreme Court on Tuesday, March 22, affirmed a federal court’s decision to certify the claims of former and current employees at a Tyson Foods pork processing plant as a class action. They accused the company of not paying them for the time they spent putting on and checking […]

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Wage Violation
October 25, 2015
Conditions for automotive employees declined in past ten years

Workers in the automotive industry are earning less in September of 2015 than they were just ten years ago, according to the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. For instance, almost 40,000 employees of Italian-American automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles are on the brink of a permanent strike – a mass resignation – […]

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Employment Law
May 30, 2014
Texas Subway franchise sued for mandating payroll on prepaid debit cards

A Central Texas Subway franchise owner, Destiny Foods, currently faces a class action lawsuit filed by one of its employees, Jake Branson, for allegedly mandating employees to accept their paycheck via prepaid debit cards that accrue costly fees, FindLaw reported on May 25. Branson said the franchise sent the employees a memo in April 2014 that told them […]

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