WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Trade Commission has reached a final settlement with a mobile phone manufacturer to resolve the agency's charges that the company deceived customers about data security practices and disclosure of their personal information.
NEW YORK — The federal government is suing a New York supermarket on behalf of two female employees whose allege their supervisor solicited them for sex and then fired them for resisting his sexual harassment.
AUGUSTA, Ga. — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia against a national provider of indirect industrial supplies, alleging an employee was fired after requesting medical leave for prostate cancer treatment.
AUGUSTA, Ga. — The federal government has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, alleging a Golden Corral restaurant franchisee in Augusta fired a server for not being able to control her epilepsy.
MIAMI — A federal agency alleges two Miami sheet metal fabrication and installation companies fired an employee because he lost one eye due to an out-of-work injury.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The federal government is accusing a Pennsylvania international industrial and construction supply of paying female sales support employees less than their male coworkers for doing the same work.
Democrat challengers aspiring to become the top lawyers in their states have received financial boosts from Tom Steyer, a billionaire investor and environmental activist who some feel is a driving force behind the recent string of climate change lawsuits struggling to persuade judges to punish the energy industry.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal agency has reached a settlement with one of the defendants in a multimillion dollar business coaching scheme that allegedly involved telling customers they could earn a six-figure salary within 90 days.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Goose Pond Ag. Inc., and its manager of operations Farmland Management Services Inc., an affiliate of the John Hancock Life Insurance Company, will pay $5.3 million in civil penalties for impacts to streams and wetlands connected to the Sacramento River, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A federal employee alleges that she is paid less than her male co-workers with the same experience.
SAN DIEGO — A Southern California restaurant chain faces a lawsuit from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for allegedly rejecting male applicants from being servers, violating federal sex discrimination laws.
BALTIMORE — The federal government is suing Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, alleging the company refused to hire a qualified deaf applicant for a dishwasher position, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania staffing agency refused to hire a worker for a food packaging position due to a learning and other mental disabilities, according to a federal agency.
MILWAUKEE — A federal agency has filed a lawsuit against the purchaser of Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications LLC, for allegedly moving an employee with night blindness and cataracts back to an evening shift in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
ABINGDON, Virginia — A West Virginia electric utility company is facing sexual harassment and retaliation charges from the federal government for allegedly subjecting a female employee to comments about her body from a male supervisor who then terminated her job for objecting to the sexual harassment.
MOBILE, Ala. — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against a Gulf Coast shipbuilder for allegedly firing an employee placed by a staffing agency due to his past claims of discrimination against the shipbuilder.
Court upholds lower circuit court ruling for change of venue from Etowah to Montgomery county.
DENVER — The federal government and Cumbres & Toltec Scenic (C&TS) railroad have agreed to a conciliate disability discrimination charge stemming from allegations the company did not conduct an assessment on an applicant with a disability as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
DENVER — Coca-Cola Refreshments USA Inc. has reached a $2.25 million settlement with the federal government to resolve nine charges of discrimination, alleging the company did not provide accommodations for employees with disabilities.
MIAMI — A Florida AutoNation-owned dealership has agreed to a settlement with the federal government to resolve allegations it did not allow a 10-year female employee to apply for a management position and was told the position "needed a man," according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).