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New Jersey Department of Corrections and Department of Education Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey against the New Jersey Department of Corrections (NJ DOC) and Department of Education (NJ DOE). The complaint alleged that they failed to provide a free, appropriate, public education to students with disabilities in adult prisons, in violation of the  Read more

Books, Blackboard, Globe

Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery Website Use by Blind ADA Class Action

Visually-impaired or blind people must use screen readers to use websites. However, websites must be constructed so that screen readers can make full use of them. The complaint for this class action brings suit against Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery, Inc., under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), alleging that its public website has not made  Read more

Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery Restaurant

Kaiser Permanente Racial Discrimination Settlement

This settlement resolves a civil rights class action against Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. (KFHP), Kaiser Foundation Hospitals (KFH), the Permanente Medical Group, Inc. (TPMG), and Southern California Medical Group (SCMG). The complaint alleged that the entities (1) paid unequally based on race and (2) had a pattern and practice of other kinds of racial  Read more

A Kaiser Permanente Hospital

Tinder Age Discrimination Settlement

Tinder, Inc., Match Group, LLC, and Match Group, Inc. are paying more than $5 million to settle a class action alleging they charged higher prices for Tinder Plus and Tinder Gold to users who were 29 or older. The complaint alleged that this violated the California Unruh Civil Act, among other things. The Unruh Act  Read more

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Bumble Dating App Discrimination Against Men Settlement

Bumble Trading, Inc. is settling a class action, alleging that it discriminated against men interested in women in its dating app platform. According to the complaint, Bumble violates state anti-discrimination laws and engages in unfair competition, because it allows only women to send the first message.  Read more

Bumble Name and Logo

Brumate Website Not Usable with Screen Readers ADA Class Action

Public accommodations are supposed to allow equal access and enjoyment of goods and services to all members of the general public, including blind or visually-impaired people. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that Brumate, Inc. does not bother to take the necessary steps to make its website accessible to those who must use  Read more

Insulated Can Cooler from Brumate

Engineering Services and Products Website Access for the Blind ADA Class Action

Many blind or visually-impaired people can still use websites, provided the websites are properly designed to work with a screen reader. The complaint for this class action alleges that Engineering Services and Products Company does not bother to make its website accessible in this way and therefore violates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Read more

Farmtek Building (Engineering Services and Products)

Amtrak Americans with Disabilities Act Settlement

Amtrak (officially known as the National Railroad Passenger Corporation) has entered into a settlement with the US Department of Justice to settle a lawsuit centering on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The lawsuit alleged that certain Amtrak stations did not provide the accessibility required by the ADA, including for passengers in wheelchairs.  Read more

An Amtrak Train

Konica Minolta Age Discrimination “Relocation” Plan Class Action

When employers announce layoffs or transfers, are they inventing excuses to discriminate against older employees? The complaint for this class action alleges that Konica Minolta, Inc. and Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA, Inc. violated New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination (NJ LAD) and engaged in age discrimination, disparate treatment, and disparate impact against its older workers  Read more

Large Hand About to Flick Away Older Worker

Arx Fit Website Not Accessible to the Visually Impaired Class Action

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) tries to ensure that handicapped persons are able to have the full enjoyment of goods and services of any place of public accommodation. The complaint for this class action alleges that Arx Fit, Inc., a maker of fitness equipment, has a website that is not accessible to blind or  Read more

Man on an Arx Fit Omni