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Meta, Facebook, Instagram Exploitation of Minors Class Action

Facebook claims to connect people: “It’s what we do.” This class action sues Meta Platforms, Inc. and related companies (Faceboook Holdings, LLLC, Facebook Operations, LLC, Facebook Technologies, LLC, and Instagram, LLC), alleging that they permit children younger than thirteen to sign up easily, produce addictive or compulsive behavior in them, and target by gender in  Read more

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Riot Games Sex Discrimination Settlement

A settlement has been reached in three California actions against Riot Games, Inc., Riot Games Direct, Inc., Riot Games Merchandise, Inc., and Riot Games Productions, Inc., alleging that the companies committed equal pay violations, sexual harassment, sex discrimination, retaliation, and other workplace violations. The complaint were filed by two California government agencies, the Department of  Read more

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Sterling Jewelers Sex Discrimination Settlement

Sterling Jewelers, Inc. is settling a sex discrimination class action alleging it discriminated against its female employees, in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Equal Pay Act (EPA). The complaint alleged the company paid female sales associates less than it paid males doing the same work and denied females opportunities  Read more

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Google Pay Discrimination California Settlement

Google is paying $118 million to settle a class action alleging it discriminated against women by paying them less than it paid men performing substantially similar work, and by relying on new hires’ previous pay levels to assign them to lower levels than men with similar qualifications and experience. The complaint alleged that the company  Read more

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Tender Leaf Toys Website Accessibility with Screen Readers Class Action

As Americans perform more and more of their everyday activities online, it becomes more important that blind or visually-impaired persons have full access to websites. The complaint for this class action alleges that the website for Tender Leaf Toys, www.tenderleaftoys.com, contain numerous barriers to use by those who use screen readers. It brings suit under  Read more

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Quality Labor Services Racial Discrimination Settlement

Quality Labor Services, LLC (QLS) is paying $150,000 to settle a class action alleging it engaged in racial discrimination. The complaint claimed QLS’s Gurnee, Illinois office discriminated against African-Americans seeking work with its clients.  Read more

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PricewaterhouseCoopers Age Discrimination Reserve Fund Settlement

The original complaint for this age discrimination class action alleged that PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (PwC) discriminated in its hiring against people over forty. PwC settled the class action back in 2020 and paid an initial round of claims in 2021. At issue now is a $300,000 reserve fund, meant to compensate persons who applied for certain  Read more

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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

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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

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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

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