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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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

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Oregon CARES Fund Racial Requirement Settlement

The Oregon Department of Administrative Services, The Contingent, and Black United Fund, Inc. are settling a case that challenged the race-oriented criteria of a black relief and resiliency fund. The original Fund was created from a portion of federal Covid-19 relief money received by the state of Oregon, and a new fund has been created  Read more

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YouTube Racial Discrimination and Conflicts of Interest Class Action

The massive, 238-page complaint for this class action, bring suit against YouTube, LLC and its parent companies Google, LLC and Alphabet, Inc. The complaint accuses the companies of “overt, intentional, and systemic racial discrimination” in their control of all content posted on YouTube. YouTube is supposed to provide equal access, the complaint argues, but it  Read more

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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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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

Toyota Motor Credit Corporation Discrimination Settlement

Toyota Motor Credit Corporation (TMCC) has signed a Consent Order after an investigation by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. The two agencies were investigating allegations that TMCC violated the Equal Credit Opportunity Act by charging higher interest rates to African-American, Asian, and Pacific Islander car  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

Settlement of NYPD Summons Without Probable Cause Class Action

This class action alleged that NYPD officers had been issuing summonses to individuals without probably cause, because they were required to meet a summons quota. Over recent years, more than fifty percent of summonses filed in court by the NYPD were dismissed. Furthermore, the false summonses were often issued in predominantly minority neighborhoods; since 2007,  Read more

Class Action Targets McDonald’s for Racism

A class action lawsuit alleges fast food giant McDonald’s practices racial discrimination in its employee training and day-to-day work protocol.   Read more