SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit May 3 against Albertsons Inc., a national retail grocery chain, for allegations of subjecting a classic of Hispanic employees to harassment and a hostile work environment.
HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced May 8 that N.F. Kawakami Store Ltd. (NFK), the property owner of the Koloa Big Save Supermarket in Hawaii, will settle allegations of failing to close a large-capacity cesspool on the premises.
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced he is suing DIY Neurocare of America LLC, a company based in Arizona, and CEO Lyle Day, for allegedly refusing requests from elderly consumers for refunds after they bought LED light systems meant to treat symptoms of peripheral neuropathy and other ailments.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced May 4 that his office is filing both a motion to dismiss and an opposition to a preliminary injunction in the case United States v. California, a lawsuit brought by the federal government to invalidate three state laws regarding safety, health, and welfare for Californians.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit May 7 against Aviation Port Services LLC, a company that provides support services to airlines, for allegations of denying requests for religious accommodations.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - The public might not get to view the findings of a special master tasked with examining why a $300 million class action settlement included inflated hourly rates and a suspicious $200,000 payment to a public defender who is the brother of one of the lead plaintiffs lawyers.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Former flight attendants have filed a class-action lawsuit against American Airlines Inc. over allegations the travel passes promised to them upon retirement have been downgraded.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced May 7 that his office plans to open a new branch that will be called the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity (DPC) Section and will handle civil enforcement of data privacy laws.
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced that Volkswagen will pay $40 million after allegations of false advertising related to its so-called “clean diesel” cars.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Law firms accused of running a scheme in which they taught former students how to sue their way out of college debt have settled the racketeering claims against them.
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge in New York has rejected a nearly $1 million class-action settlement against Harmless Harvest, believing that it was "not fair, reasonable and adequate."
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against Anthem Inc. and others that alleged the company sent unwanted text messages in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.