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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

Blue Person, Racial Discrimination

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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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

MVP Personnel Staffing Racial Discrimination Settlement

This settlement resolves the remaining portions of a class action originally filed against Personnel Staffing Group, LLC (which does business as MVP), the Segerdahl Corportion, Mercury Plastics, Inc., the Penray Companies, Inc., Advertising Resources, Inc., Lawrence Foods, Inc., and MPS Chicago, Inc. The complaint alleged that African-American workers who looked for work assignments from MVP  Read more

Blue Person, Racial Discrimination

Volvo Plant Discourages, Punishes Family and Medical Leave Class Action

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) grants workers the right to take time out from their jobs for certain family and medical reasons without negative repercussions. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that Volvo Group North America, LLC discourages workers from taking this kind of leave and finds ways to make it  Read more

Volvo Manufacturing Plant

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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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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Amazon Warehouse Firing of Older, Injured Workers Class Action

If employees are injured in the course of their duties, should they then be fired because they can’t perform those duties any longer? The complaint for this class action alleges that Amazon.com Services, Inc. and its warehouse partner Golden State FC, LLC refused to reassign employees to other duties when they had injuries or disabilities,  Read more

An Amazon Fulfillment Center

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

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Employment Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action alleging that Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s criminal background screening policy violated the Civil Rights Act of 1964 because it allegedly disproportionately affected African-Americans who applied for employment with WMATA  or WMATA contractors, or who were suspended or terminated by WMATA or WMATA contractors.  Read more