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Trader Joe’s Employees Petition to Form Union at Brooklyn Location

Trader Joe’s employees have petitioned to unionize a New York City supermarket, extending a recent wave of organizing at the company and within the broader U.S. retail industry. Employees at a Brooklyn store filed Friday for a unionization election, according … Continue reading

Former Iowa Corrections Worker Sues Over Allegations of Wrongful Termination

A former corrections worker is taking the First Judicial District Department of Correctional Services to court, alleging she was fired for merely sharing publicly available information when co-workers were allowed to keep their jobs despite criminal convictions. According to court records, Kristen Johnson was … Continue reading

Florida A&M Students File Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against School

A group of Florida A&M University students sued the state’s university system Thursday claiming the historically Black university is underfunded and subject of discriminatory practices compared to other state institutions. The federal lawsuit filed in Tallahassee claims the state is … Continue reading

Kroger Employee Files Lawsuit After Being Wounded in Tennessee Store Shooting

An employee of the Kroger supermarket chain who was wounded in a mass shooting at a Tennessee store a year ago has sued the company, claiming it failed to protect employees from the fired contractor who killed one person and … Continue reading

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Florida Governor Desantis on Behalf of Migrants Brought to Martha’s Vineyard

A group says it is suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and others over what it is calling a “fraudulent and discriminatory scheme” to transport nearly 50 Venezuelan migrants from San Antonio, Texas to the Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard without … Continue reading

McDonald’s Forced to Defend Against Entrepreneur Byron Allen’s $10B Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

McDonald’s Corp has been ordered by a U.S. judge to defend against media entrepreneur Byron Allen’s $10 billion lawsuit accusing the fast-food chain of “racial stereotyping” by not advertising with Black-owned media. In a decision on Friday, U.S. District Judge … Continue reading

College Employee in Oregon Files a Disability Discrimination Lawsuit After Being Denied Accommodation

A longtime employee at Reed College filed a disability discrimination lawsuit against them after being denied the ability to work from home though the 2022 school year. Clea Taylor, who was hired at Reed College in 2010, was promoted to Co-Director of … Continue reading

Special Education Teacher in New Jersey Files Lawsuit, Claims He Was Passed on Promotion Due to Race

A high school teacher is suing the Hackensack public school district, alleging he was repeatedly passed over for promotions to supervisory and administrative positions because he is Black. Rodney Lane, a special education teacher, claims in court papers the district … Continue reading

County Officials in New Hampshire Sued Over Allegations of Jail Guard’s Sexual Assault of Inmates

Grafton County officials are being sued in federal court in connection to allegations that a former jail employee sexually assaulted two inmates. Max Fournier, 24, of Vermont, faces criminal and civil charges involving alleged sexual assaults in 2019, when he … Continue reading

Railroads and Workers’ Unions Reach New Tentative Agreement to Avert National Strike

Railroads and workers’ unions reached a tentative labor agreement early Thursday to avert a national rail strike that threatened to shut a major segment of the U.S. transportation network. The last-minute deal avoids massive disruptions to the flow of key … Continue reading