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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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

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

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

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Tinder California Age Discrimination Settlement

Tinder is ready to settle claims that it violated California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act and its Unfair Competition Law. The complaint points to higher prices charged for subscriptions to Tinder Plus and Tinder Gold to people who were twenty-nine or older.  Read more

Carolina First Bank Job Applicant Discrimination Settlement

Carolina First Bank is settling a class action alleging it discriminated against African Americans based on their credit history. The complaint alleged that the bank’s credit check practices had an unequal effect on African Americans, thus violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  Read more

Shaky Knees Music Festival Website Accessibility to the Blind ADA Class Action

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has extended the realm of civil rights, so that disabled people can live independent lives. This class action takes issue with a website for the Shaky Knees Music Festival, which the complaint says is not accessible to the blind or visually impaired. The complaint brings suit under the ADA,  Read more

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Pittsburgh Public Schools Handcuffed Student ADA Class Action

This case takes on the handcuffing of an elementary-school child as a means of restraining him. The complaint for this class action argues that Pittsburgh Public Schools and its school officer were out of line in doing so, and violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).   Read more

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