California District Court Tentatively Approves $5.7 Million Dollar Settlement for Improperly Disclosed Pre-Employment Credit Checks

By | 2016-05-28T11:07:32+00:00 May 28th, 2016|Consumer Class Actions, Employment Law, Fair Credit Reporting Act, FCRA|

Aceves, Jr., et al. v. AutoZone, Inc., Case No. 5:14-cv-02032, alleges violations of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), the California Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies Act (“CCRAA”), and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act (“ICRAA”), all stemming from allegations that AutoZone improperly used credit checks during its hiring process. Specifically, the plaintiffs (a [...]

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Haeggquist & Eck Investigates Undisclosed Hotel Resort Fees

By | 2017-05-24T20:15:05+00:00 May 24th, 2016|Class Actions, Uncategorized|

Have you ever been charged mandatory resort fees that were not adequately disclosed? Haeggquist & Eck, LLP is investigating possible claims against major hotel and resort chains for charging undisclosed and mandatory resort fees of $25 or more per day. These hotel fees are most prevalent in Hawaii, California, Las Vegas, Nevada and Orlando, Florida. [...]

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New FLSA Rule to Give Over Four Million Workers the Right to Overtime Pay

By | 2016-05-20T14:13:47+00:00 May 20th, 2016|Employment Law, Wage & Hour|

The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) sets the minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and other standards for employment across the nation. Though states may expand those rights and provide greater protections for their citizens, the FLSA sets the baseline standard that all employers (both public and private) must adhere to. On May 18, 2016, the [...]

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Haeggquist & Eck Attorneys Among Nominees for National Association of Woman Business Owners “Bravo” Awards

By | 2017-05-24T20:15:24+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Two Haeggquist & Eck partners have been nominated for the National Association of Women Business Owners’ annual “BRAVO” awards, the firm announced today. Amber Eck is among the nominees for NAWBO’s Woman Business Owner of the Year award, while Alreen Haeggquist was nominated for the Women’s Advocate of the Year accolade for her work representing [...]

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