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NFL Player, Jerome Bettis, Files Discrimination Lawsuit Over Business Deal

Jerome Bettis is taking on Pittsburgh-based energy giant EQT in what he says is a fight for racial justice – and an attempt to recoup significant money he says was lost after the termination of a business deal. A trucking company … Continue reading

Employee is Suing Dollar General for Negligence

Over the course of 12 months, Timothy Ray Ramos had the misfortune of working at a Dollar General store that was robbed three times. The first time, Nov. 21, 2017, Ramos escaped without suffering physical harm. About two weeks later, … Continue reading

St. Cloud Diocese Files for Bankruptcy After Abuse Survivor Settlement

ST. CLOUD — The Diocese of St. Cloud has filed for bankruptcy after reaching a $22.5 million settlement with clergy abuse survivors. The diocese announced its plans to file for bankruptcy in 2018 to pay for claims dating back to … Continue reading

Fatally Shot Man’s Family is Suing Hotel for Negligent Security

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — The family of a 22-year-old man fatally shot at Lani Kai Resort, and another victim who survived the shooting are suing the hotel for negligent security. According to the first suit, Johnny Jackson was fatally shot … Continue reading

Former Attorney Sued Big Law Firm Over Discrimination Claims

Reed Smith finds itself defending against a lawsuit from a former attorney, Aaron Chase, who alleges the firm fired him in violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act, the New York State Human Rights Law, and the New York … Continue reading

Lawsuit Against San Francisco Sheriff’s Department for Racial Discrimination Claims

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) – A lawsuit filed by two Black women who work for the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department accuses their employer ordering them to be silent while at work in retaliation for claims of racial discrimination. “I was not … Continue reading

Whole Foods Workers Walk Out Over Anti-Rascism Firing

A Whole Foods worker walkout took place at a Portland store on Sunday afternoon after an  employee said he had to resign for refusing to take off a button that said “racism has no place here.” Dylan Woodruff, 23, said he was told … Continue reading

Best Buy Sued for Retaliation and Sex Discrimination Against Employee

Customers visiting the Geek Squad desk at Best Buy weren’t always the most polite, recalls Sarah Tremblay, who worked at two store locations in Long Island, New York, until recently. They were often freaking out because their laptop or their … Continue reading

America’s Oldest Gunmaker Files For Bankruptcy

Founded in 1816, the privately held maker of rifles, pistols, shotguns and ammunition listed assets of $100 million to $500 million, according to its filing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Northern District of Alabama. It put its liabilities in … Continue reading

Elton John Faces New Lawsuit from Ex-Wife

Elton John has been revered as a gay icon for decades, but before he got together with his husband David Furnish, he was married to a woman named Renate Blauel. John and Blauel were married for four years before they split up … Continue reading