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Class Action Suit Filed Against Hospital Over Labor Law Violations

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A phlebotomist is accusing Nationwide Children’s Hospital of violating state and federal labor laws in a class action lawsuit filed last week in U.S. District Court. Bri’Ana Williams, who has worked there since January, filed the suit on behalf of … Continue reading

ACLU Alleges LGBTQ Discrimination in PA School

ACLU sign outside of building in D.C.

“Basically, there’s a hostile environment for LGBTQ kids and transgender kids in particular in Central Bucks,” said Richard Ting, a staff attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union. We’re hearing from an attorney with the ACLU just hours after they … Continue reading

Hartford Healthcare Files Charge Against Union Workers

Exterior of Hartford Healthcare building.

As they address labor charges filed by the two Windham Community Memorial Hospital unions, Hartford HealthCare officials recently filed a charge against union workers with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). In their charge, Hartford HealthCare ( HHC) claimed that … Continue reading

Angelina Jolie Alleges Abuse from Brad Pitt in Lawsuit

Actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt pose at an event.

Angelina Jolie filed a cross complaint against her ex-husband Brad Pitt on Tuesday, disclosing new details about what she described in court papers as abusive behavior by him on a private plane in 2016 that led to the dissolution of … Continue reading

Black Man Sues Police Over Restraint

Black man being arrested

A Colorado man, who is Black, has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against a local police department following a 2020 incident in which he was “brutally Tased” while he was “fully restrained” by a white sheriff’s sergeant. Travis Cole, 34, … Continue reading

Red Robin Sued for Alleged Sexual Harassment

Exterior of Red Robin Restaurant

A line cook at a Red Robin restaurant in Washington is accused of repeatedly sexually harassing female colleagues, according to a lawsuit filed by the federal government. In the suit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleges that a … Continue reading

PG&E Execs to Pay $117M Over Wildfires

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Former executives with utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric have reached a $117-million settlement agreement in connection with the 2017 North Bay fires and the 2018 Camp fire, officials said. The former officers and directors were sued by a victim … Continue reading

Lawsuit Claims Negligence in Texas School Shooting

Student Memorial Outside of Robb Elementary School

A federal lawsuit has been filed against eight entities and three individuals for the May shooting that killed 19 students and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. The lawsuit, first reported by the San Antonio Express-News, was filed Wednesday in U.S. … Continue reading

Employee Sues School Admin for Alleged Groping

Man Grabbing Female Employee's Shoulder

A North Carolina school superintendent is accused of groping an employee during a private meeting, then firing her months after she rejected him, a federal lawsuit says. Larissa York, the former chief financial officer for Currituck County Schools, is suing … Continue reading

Flight Attendants Protest Amid Workplace Concerns

Blue and Red Police Lights on Top of a Cop Car

Flight attendants at United and Southwest airlines on Tuesday staged protests at airports across the U.S. to draw attention to chaotic scheduling and other workplace woes. Airline employees picketed in 15 airports in cities and territories including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, … Continue reading