class action

Filed on Equal Pay Day, the lawsuit argues that the company “tends to value male workers more than female workers."
The Me Too movement takes a massive hit from a new decision written by Justice Neil Gorsuch.
A new ruling allows employers to force workers into class-action waivers. As one justice put it, the case cuts to "the entire heart of the New Deal."
Last week, an analysis of the newsroom's pay structure revealed wide discrepancies along racial and gender lines.
Using laws written by Napoleon, lawyers in the state are taking on drug makers and distributors, and the suit could potentially overshadow a far bigger federal case.
The Florida club breached contracts by dodging reimbursements, a judge ruled.
Corporations won't be able to head off class action lawsuits by simply making a money offer to plaintiffs.
For those who haven't read the series, let me summarize: If you have a credit card, bank account, purchased anything over the internet, rented a car, placed a loved one in a nursing home or even gotten a new job lately, it is likely that you have unknowingly agreed to have any dispute with the company resolved in a private, biased, corporate-controlled arbitration system.
Since Republicans gained control of Congress little has been done. The Arbitration Act, which would broadly void forced arbitration contracts, has languished in Congress for six years. A bill to prohibit any school receiving federal student aid from restricting students' ability to pursue legal claims in court likely will not come to a vote.
On Wednesday afternoon, a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on legislation that, if successful, would be a giant step forward for corporate America and an equally giant step backward for consumers.
If the "bad actors" are acting badly because of severe, or too many, hits to the head, shouldn't everyone, especially the NFL, want to know it?
Well-financed anti-labor groups related to America's radical right are coming to the aid of giant Fresno, Calif.-based Gerawan Farming to avoid implementing a union contract under which it already owes millions of dollars to thousands of its grape and tree fruit workers.
What will become of this suit? I suppose it could be dismissed but based on Schrems track record, I doubt it. And if people continue to join the suit, then this case will become less a thorn in the side for Facebook and more the privacy shot heard round the world.
Pfizer and the plaintiffs agreed to delay the trial until after the Halliburton decision. In a letter to the court, Pfizer
Isn't it funny when you totally agree with somebody, but for totally different reasons? The D.C. based American Tort Reform Association released a report on Tuesday designating California as the nation's leading "Judicial Hellholes," and cited Los Angeles for being its hell-raising center.