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YouTube Racial Discrimination and Conflicts of Interest Class Action

The massive, 238-page complaint for this class action, bring suit against YouTube, LLC and its parent companies Google, LLC and Alphabet, Inc. The complaint accuses the companies of “overt, intentional, and systemic racial discrimination” in their control of all content posted on YouTube. YouTube is supposed to provide equal access, the complaint argues, but it  Read more

Civil Rights
Racial Discrimination, Civil Rights, Breach of Contract
The Glen Mills Schools

Glen Mills Schools Abuse of Delinquent Children Class Action

The Glen Mills Schools is a residential school in Pennsylvania where a court may send a child who is judged to be “delinquent” or who is at risk for becoming delinquent. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that personnel at the school have assaulted, mistreated, and abused the children sent there. The complaint  Read more

Civil Rights
Violence, Denigration Harassment Physical or Sexual Abuse, Constitutional Rights, Civil Rights
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INA Designs Website Inaccessible to the Blind ADA Class Action

The legal definition of blindness is having a visual acuity with correctio of less than or equal to 20 x 200. Some legally blind people have limited vision; others have none. Nowadays, legally blind people can use screen-reading software to use the Internet. But the complaint for this class action alleges that INA Designs, Inc.  Read more

Civil Rights
Legally Blind, Civil Rights, Blind or Visually Impaired, Accessibility
Degree Brand Male and Female Antiperspirants

Unilever and Retailers “Pink Tax” Pricing Discrimination Missouri Class Action

What’s the Pink Tax? It’s the extra amount charged on women’s products as compared to similar products for men. The complaint for this class action alleges that a number of companies are guilty of this gender-based price discrimination, including Conopco, Inc. (Unilever), Walgreen Co., CVS Pharmacy, Inc., Walmart, Inc. Target Corporation, Schnuck Markets, Inc., and  Read more

Civil Rights
Gender Discrimination, Deceptive Business Practices, Civil Rights

HP Age Discrimination Workforce Reduction Plan and Antitrust Class Action

This class action sues HP Enterprise Services, LLC and HP, Inc., for a Workforce Reduction Plan that the complaint says discriminates by age. It points out that, as of October 2015, over 85% of California-based workers terminated under the plan are 40 years of age or older.  Read more

Civil Rights
No-Poach Agreements, Civil Rights, Antitrust, Age Discrimination
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YouTube LGBTQ-Related Videos and Hate Speech Class Action

Does YouTube allow free speech? Should free speech include hate speech? The complaint for this class action alleges that YouTube is guilty of “discrimination, fraud, unfair and deceptive business practices, unlawful restraint of speech, and breach of consumer contract rights” for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, or queer persons. As defendants, the complaint names both  Read more

Civil Rights
LGBT Discrimination, Gender Discrimination, Civil Rights
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No Rite Aid Job for Medical Marijuana User Connecticut Class Action

If marijuana use is permitted in some states for medical use, what happens when such a patient applies for a job that requires a drug test? The complaint for this class action alleges that Rite Aid of Connecticut, Inc. and Maxi Drug, Inc. violated Connecticut law when they refused to hire the plaintiff in this  Read more

Civil Rights
Employment Discrimination, Discrimination in Employment for Medical Marijuana Users, Civil Rights

Chico’s FAS Website Accessibility for the Blind ADA Class Action

This is a civil rights case that centers around the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The complaint alleges that the website for Chico’s FAS, Inc. is not accessible to the blind or visually impaired.  Read more

Civil Rights
Civil Rights, Blind or Visually Impaired, Americans with Disabilities Act

Uber Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicles ADA Discrimination Class Action

The complaint for this class action says that Uber Technologies, Inc. “is now a major provider of individual transportation services in over 450 cities in the United States…” Its market capitalization is over $75 billion. Yet Uber does not have adequate services for those who need wheelchair services. In Philadelphia, it offers no wheelchair service  Read more

Civil Rights
Wheelchair Access, Civil Rights, Americans with Disabilities Act
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Coolspa Website Not Accessible to the Blind ADA Class Action

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is designed to help handicapped individuals to negotiate public facilities. The complaint for this class action alleges that Coolspa, Inc. violates this law by not making its website accessible to blind or visually-impaired persons.  Read more

Civil Rights
Legally Blind, Civil Rights, Americans with Disabilities Act, Accessibility