Class Action Lawsuit

  • NYC School Safety Agents' Lawsuit: Newtown Is Happening Every Day

    NYC School Safety Agents' Lawsuit: Newtown Is Happening Every Day

    After the Newtown, Conn., massacre, some have called for more school safety agents inside schools. But a group of 5,000 school safety agents in New York City have filed an explosive $35 million class action suit, alleging that they're paid less than other safety agents in the city, despite being exposed to gang... Continue Reading

  • Wal-Mart Hit With Another Gender Discrimination Class-Action Lawsuit

    Wal-Mart Hit With Another Gender Discrimination Class-Action Lawsuit

    Wal-Mart discriminated against female employees in its 451 Texas stores, according to a class action lawsuit filed Friday. Four months ago, the Supreme Court threw out a nationwide class action suit against the world's largest retailer, on the grounds that all of the store's 1.5 million female employees were... Continue Reading

  • Revenge Of The Interns

    Revenge Of The Interns

    The unpaid internship: It's what today's teens and twenty-somethings have come to expect as a rite of passage, a necessary foot-in-the-door to a competitive industry. In his expose, "Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economy," Ross Perlin places the value of intern labor at... Continue Reading

  • Wal-Mart Pledges Billions To Business Women

    Wal-Mart Pledges Billions To Business Women

    Wal-Mart's reputation among women has taken a battering in the last decade, embroiled in a class action lawsuit on behalf of 1.6 million female employees, the biggest civil rights case in history. The U.S. Supreme Court ultimately rejected the suit this summer. The female workers didn't have enough in... Continue Reading