Anstrom v. Best Logistics Group, Inc., No. 1:16-cv-01365 (M.D.N.C. November 29, 2016) (purported class action and collective action brought under FLSA and state wage and hour laws by freight brokers alleging defendant misclassified employees and failed to pay overtime).
Pasqual v. Cempra, Inc., et. al., No. 1:16-cv-01356 (M.D.N.C. November 22, 2016) (putative class action filed on behalf of shareholders of Cempra, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, against the company and its officers and directors alleging violations of Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Exchange Act arising out of a one-day stock price decline of 61% after the FDA issued a report analyzing Cempra’s clinical development drug).
Autry v. Charlotte Palm Corp., No. 3:16-cv-00797 (W.D.N.C. November 18, 2016) (purported collective action and class action brought under FLSA and state wage and hour laws by servers and bartenders to recover alleged unpaid wages, overtime pay and tips).
Fitzhenry v. Guardian Protection Servs., Inc., et. al., No. 2:16-cv-03597 (D.S.C. November 9, 2016) (order transferring to South Carolina a putative class action brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act for unsolicited phone calls).
Mullis v. Wings Over Spartanburg, LLC, et. al., No. 2:16-cv-03578 (D.S.C. November 7, 2016) (purported collective action and class action brought under FLSA and state wage and hour laws by bartenders for an improper “tip credit”).