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

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MVP and Other Companies Racial Discrimination Settlement

This settlement resolves most of a racial discrimination class action against Personnel Staffing Group, LLC (doing business as MVP), the Segerdahl Corp., Mercury Plastics, Inc., the Penray Companies, Inc., Advertising Resources, Inc., and Lawrence Foods, Inc. The complaint alleged that these companies discriminated in hiring against African Americans who applied for jobs with the companies.  Read more

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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

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MIT Website Captioning Settlement

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is settling a class action brought by the National Association of the Deaf and other plaintiffs alleging that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act. The lawsuit alleged that MIT did not provide captioning or provided inaccurate captioning for public content on its website to  Read more

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Levi’s Stadium Accessibility Settlement

A $24 million Damages Fund has been established as part of a settlement of a class action. The case was brought against Forty Niners Football Company, LLC, Forty Niners SC Stadium Company, LLC, Forty Niners Stadium Management Company, LLC, the City of Santa Clara, and the Santa Clara Stadium Authority. The complaint alleged violation of  Read more

Levi's Stadium and Field

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

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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

Degree Brand Male and Female Antiperspirants

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

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

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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

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