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Walmart could soon face an EEOC lawsuit alleging the retail giant engaged in sex discrimination when it denied health insurance benefits to the same-sex spouse of an employee in Massachusetts.
The producers of “The Price is Right,” TV’s longest-running game show, have learned that negative comments about pregnancies can result in jackpots for employees, to the tune of more than $8 million.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review the California Supreme Court Decision in which the state’s highest court ruled that the Federal Arbitration Act preempted California’s policy against enforcement of class-action waivers on the grounds that they were contrary to public policy or unconscionable.
High-profile lawyer Mark Geragos has set his sights on Web-based real estate company Zillow.com. His firm has filed four lawsuits against the company for various federal law violations. In the two most recent suits, Geragos represents a woman who claims she was the victim of age discrimination and another who alleges severe sexual harassment.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against Ruby Tuesday, accusing the restaurant chain of discriminating against male employees who applied for temporary assignments to a busy Utah resort.
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a lower court ruling awarding the CRST trucking company $4.7 million in legal fees. A lower court had awarded the fees after it determined the EEOC failed to conduct its conciliation process in good faith.
A recent study of EEOC ADA enforcement actions has revealed that Texas employers paid out $9.7 million to employees in 2013. That’s up sharply from $5.4 million in 2009.
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman talked up the city’s paid leave program at the White House just ahead of President Obama’s State of the Union. Effective Jan. 1, city employees may now take paid leave for the birth or adoption of a child. Birth parents receive four weeks of paid leave.
The Hertz car rental operation at Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport faces charges it discriminated against Muslim employees and harassed them. The employees, who worked cleaning vehicles, claimed managers would routinely walk in on their prayers demanding to see the employees’ badges.
Three former 911 dispatchers have filed suit against Allegheny County, Pa., alleging it discriminated against them because of their race. One dispatcher also claims she was subject to sexual harassment.