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Black College Administrator Sues Over Retaliation Claims

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A former Black diversity officer is suing Schoolcraft College for alleged retaliation, saying he was fired for reporting racial issues he observed across campus. In the Oct. 28 lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Detroit, Christopher Hunter, the college’s … Continue reading

Lawsuit Accuses WakeMed of Sharing Data with Facebook

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WakeMed is facing yet another lawsuit over a digital tracker on its website that sent sensitive patient health data to Meta, the parent company of Facebook. The ‘Meta pixel’ was installed on the health system’s appointment scheduling page and on … Continue reading

Disabled SC Police Sergeant Sues Department

A former Horry County police sergeant filed a lawsuit against the department claiming he was discriminated against due to having disabilities, ultimately causing him to leave his job. Jack Johnson filed the lawsuit Oct. 21. Jackson has a glass eye, … Continue reading

NJ Six Flags Seek $5M in Compensation for Screenings

A class action lawsuit seeks a potential payment of more than $5 million for past and present employees of Six Flags Great Adventure. The suit contends hourly employees must be paid for time spent walking through the 510-acre park at … Continue reading

MD Officers Sue State Police for Racial Discrimination

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Maryland State Police troopers have filed a lawsuit against the agency alleging discrimination against officers of color, just months after federal authorities opened their own investigation exploring the same accusations. The class-action complaint, filed this week in U.S. District Court … Continue reading

D.C. AG Sues Company for Denying Employees Rights

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Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a new lawsuit against Shipt, a gig company that offers shopping and delivery services, for denying full-time workers basic employment rights by deploying an increasingly prevalent misclassification scheme through which employers cheat employees … Continue reading

GE Union Workers in NY Protest for Fair Contracts

General Electric workers from across the country mobilized in Schenectady Tuesday afternoon, demanding reinvestment in American workers, stronger pay and union protections ahead of the company’s historic split. Hundreds of GE employees converged at IUE-CWA Local 301 Union Hall and … Continue reading

ACLU Sues Over Data Breach Affecting RI Workers

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The ACLU of Rhode Island is filing a class-action suit against the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority and UnitedHealthcare of New England over a data breach that compromised thousands of state employees’ personal data last year. ACLU of RI executive director Steven Brown said Tuesday that … Continue reading

Class Action Lawsuit Alleges “Misleading” Barilla Label

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Pasta company Barilla might find itself in hot water with two former customers who are pursuing a class action lawsuit against the brand over alleged false advertising. The Italian-owned multinational food company filed a motion to dismiss the putative class action complaint … Continue reading

Judge Sides with CA Baker Over Same-Sex Cake Case

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 A California judge has ruled in favor of a bakery owner who refused to make wedding cakes for a same-sex couple because it violated her Christian beliefs. The state Department of Fair Housing and Employment had sued Tastries Bakery in … Continue reading