Employment

     Georgia Pacific discriminated against black workers after buying Smurfit Stone Container’s Brewton, Ala., plant in 2007, a class action claims in Mobile Federal Court.




     
     Starbucks let its workers’ personal information be stolen in an unencrypted company laptop, a class action claims in Seattle Federal Court.
     
     Class-action complaints alleging Labor Code violations have been filed against these defendants: Petco Animal Supplies, Wells Fargo Bank, Base Productions, and Americare Medservices, in Los Angeles Superior Court; Norm Reeves Honda Superstore / The Conant Auto Group, and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. / Gallagher Bassett Services, in Orange County Court, Calif.; Preferred Personnel of California / Newbasis West, in Riverside Superior Court; Rent-A-Center East, in Nashville Federal Court; Ferrentino Corp. Nos. 1, 2 and 5, in Tampa Federal Court; Ennis Lawn Care, in Jacksonville, Fla., Federal Court; Henry Industries Courier Networks, in Kansas City, Kan., Federal Court; Texas de Brazil (Denver) Corp., and The Den, in Denver County Court.

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