WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – The trial date is set for next summer in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission case against a North Carolina not-for-profit, hospital-affiliated company that has been in mediation for almost a month.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A San Diego couple suing Frito-Lay over the company's allegedly misleading label on a popular flavor of Lay's brand potato chips has asked a federal judge to allow them to amend their would-be class action lawsuit.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – A Harvard business professor's class action lawsuit against American Airlines over allegations the air passenger carrier wrongly charged for checked bags is well on its way to being settled, according to federal court documents.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved a final order on July 10 to settle charges that Anneal Pharmaceutical's $1.45 billion acquisition of equity in Impax Laboratories would harm competition in some U.S. markets.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — New York-based Health Quest Systems (Health Quest) and Putnam Health Center (PHC) recently agreed to pay $14.7 million to settle Department of Justice (DOJ) allegations that the health care providers submitted inflated and ineligible claims.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) — An Arkansas juvenile correction facility has agreed to a $38,000 settlement with the federal government stemming from a lawsuit alleging the company practiced sex pay discrimination.
SAN FRANCISCO – Three companies on the hook for a potential billion dollar judgment have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a public nuisance case filed by 10 counties and cities in California mandating they clean up lead-based paint in dwellings.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has reached a $225,000 settlement with an Alabama car wash that allegedly failed to promote African-American employees to supervisor and management roles.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) — Retailer Pacific Sunwear of California (PacSun) is being sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for allegedly refusing to consider a wheelchair-bound applicant for a position at one of its stores.
ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit against an Omaha truckload carrier for charges the company discriminated against a deaf applicant and made illegal disability-related inquiries during the application process.
REDDING, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — California-based Dignity Health is facing charges from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that the company discriminated against a 10-year employee after her sudden vision loss.
Lafayette Schools' Federal Credit Union unlawfully fired its only African-American branch manager because she opposed - and assisted another black employee in opposing - its use of a racially offensive video during a training session, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed.