Mar 10, 2020
Enhanced Federal Protections Against Robocalls Under the TCPA
Telemarketers can be a frustrating interruption at dinner time, but even worse are “robocalls” that text or call repeatedly. Debt collectors, telemarketers, and other organizations might be in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) for robocalls and other harassing or what are considered nuisance calls. The law also works to protect the consumer’s rights to privacy.
Nov 14, 2019
BTJW Files Employment Class Action Against Mayo Clinic: Drug Testing, Medical Cannabis
November 14, 2019 – Medical exceptions for medical cannabis use in Minnesota and nationwide have given employees more rights and leverage in the area of drug testing and job protection. Currently, our firm is pursuing a class action lawsuit on behalf of job applicants and employees of the Mayo Clinic who were subjected to the Clinic’s unlawful medical cannabis and drug testing policies and practices.
May 30, 2019
Bus Driver? Class Action Investigation into Violations of Wage and Employment Rights
May 30, 2019 – We are investigating school and public transportation bus companies for potential wage and hour violations, including, but not limited to, a failure to pay overtime wages to bus drivers for pre- or post-shift work.
May 21, 2019
Victory for Flowers Foods Distributors in Vermont and New England States
May 21, 2019 – Last week, a Vermont federal court granted class certification for distributors of Flowers Foods, CK Sales, and Lepage Bakeries in Vermont and several New England states. This is fourth straight class certification win for distributor-drivers represented by Baillon Thome Jozwiak and Wanta LLP, who serve as Lead Class Counsel.
May 09, 2019
Flowers Foods Distributors Win in PA, MD and NJ
May 9, 2019 – More victories for Flowers Foods distributors. Yesterday, a federal judge granted class certification for distributors of bakery products for Flowers Foods in their ongoing wage and hour case against the company. This is the third straight class certification win for distributor-drivers in lawsuits in states across the country.
May 03, 2019
Court Certifies ERISA Class Action Against Ivy League School
May 3, 2019 – Earlier this year, a federal judge in New York granted a motion to certify a class of current and former employees of Cornell University who are suing the university and its financial advisors for failing to properly manage their retirement plan in violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
Apr 10, 2019
Noll v. Flowers Foods and LePage Bakeries
- A current CK Sales Co. distributor has sued Flowers Foods, Inc., Lepage Bakeries, LLC and CK Sales Co., LLC alleging that the companies misclassified distributors as independent contractors and violated Maine wage and hour laws defining overtime pay and wage deduction requirements.
Mar 29, 2019
Settlement Reached in Johnson, et. al v. Thomson Reuters d/b/a FindLaw
March 29, 2019 - The United States District Court for the District of Minnesota has approved a collective action settlement between Thomson Reuters d/b/a FindLaw and its FindLaw Account Managers. After months of negotiation, FindLaw agreed to pay a settlement of $225,000.00 to current and former FindLaw Account Managers who claimed the company misclassified them as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). Baillon Thome Jozwiak & Wanta LLP served as Plaintiffs’ and class counsel.