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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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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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Hope Cleaners Prices for Men’s vs. Women’s Shirts Class Action

The complaint claims that “in 1994, the State of California estimated that the average woman is charged an extra $1,351.00 per year, simply for being a woman…” How so? Women are often charged more than men for exactly the same product or service. In this class action, the complaint alleges that GreenTree Cleaners, Inc., doing  Read more

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Unilever and Retailers “Pink Tax” Pricing Discrimination Missouri Class Action

What’s the Pink Tax? It’s the extra amount charged on women’s products as compared to similar products for men. The complaint for this class action alleges that a number of companies are guilty of this gender-based price discrimination, including Conopco, Inc. (Unilever), Walgreen Co., CVS Pharmacy, Inc., Walmart, Inc. Target Corporation, Schnuck Markets, Inc., and  Read more

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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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California Tony Roma’s Gender Discrimination Class Action Settlement

The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that they and other customers of the bar area at WDI’s Tony Roma’s restaurant who purchased drinks from Tony Roma’s Happy Hour menu during the Ladies Night promotions held there for the period from April 1, 2012 to May 31, 2013, were treated unequally by paying different prices for drinks  Read more