Class Cert Granted in Rite-Aid Uniform Reimbursement Case

On June 14, 2020, Judge Lucy H. Koh of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California granted Plaintiffs’ motion for class certification in Kristal Nucci, et al. v. Rite Aid Corporation, et al. Plaintiffs filed this case on March 19, 2019, against Rite Aid Corporation (“Rite Aid”) for failure to indemnify […]

Federal Court Signals that Lyft Drivers Should Be Considered Employees

In September 2019, several drivers of the popular ridesharing application, Lyft, Inc., brought suit against the company in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, requesting that the Court declare that Lyft misclassified drivers as independent contractors under Massachusetts law.  If the drivers are classified as employees under Massachusetts law, then they […]

PNC Agrees to Pay Millions to Settle Employment Litigation Involving Unpaid Work Performed “Off-the-Clock”

Authors: Michael Ols (; Nicolas A. Lussier ( In a recent filing in the Western District of Pennsylvania, PNC has agreed to terms which would settle two pending federal cases, Herbin v. The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., No. 19 Civ. 696 (W.D. Pa.) and Minor v. PNC Bank, N.A., No. 19 Civ. 114 (W.D. […]

Supreme Court Sends Its Latest “Stock Drop” Case Back to the Second Circuit

Blog Post Authors: Jonathan Dilger (; Nicolas A. Lussier ( On January 14, 2020, the Supreme Court remanded Retirement Plans Committee of IBM v. Jander back to the Second Circuit to the surprise of many employee benefit and retirement experts who anticipated that the Court would use Jander as an opportunity to further clarify the […]

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