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

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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

Texas Roadhouse Age Discrimination Settlement

Texas Roadhouse has agreed to a settlement of $12 million in a class action suit of alleged age discrimination. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleges that Texas Roadhouse violated the Age Discrimination Employment Act by refusing to hire applicants who were 40 years old or older for front-of-house positions at its restaurants.   Read more

Equinox FCRA and Criminal Background Discrimination Violations Class Action

Plaintiff Hassan Barrow was convicted of a crime he did not commit, according to the complaint for this class action, and he would like the protections of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the New York criminal record laws, in this case in his refusal of employment by Equinox Holdings, Inc. The complaint alleges  Read more

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Racial Discrimination Settlement

This is a settlement of a class action alleging that the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and New England Life Insurance Company discriminated against African-American/black financial service representatives employed at the companies, including in the areas of pay, account transfers, and teaming. The complaint included charges of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.  Read more

Walmart Same-Sex Marriage Discrimination Class Action Settlement

The plaintiffs in this class action lawsuit allege that Walmart discriminated against associates with same-sex spouses based on sex by failing to provide spousal health insurance benefits to the same-sex spouses of associates before January 1, 2014.  Read more

Reebok ADA Class Action Lawsuit

This lawsuit alleges that Reebok violates the ADA because its website does not allow legally bind citizens to access it using standard software integration tools.  Read more

Gold’s Gym Male Employee Gender Discrimination Class Action Lawsuit

This lawsuit alleges that a franchise of Gold's Gym discriminated against male employees by only hiring female sales directors.  Read more