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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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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

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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

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