Walmart to Pay $65M Settling Lawsuit Over Cashier Seating

Walmart cashiers in California won a landmark victory in their class action suit, Brown v. Walmart, for the right to take a seat. Though denying any wrongdoing in this nine-year-old federal case, Walmart agreed to pay $65 million to nearly 100,000 current and former cashiers, preventing the case from going to trial later this year. …

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JPMorgan Settles Discrimination Case With Black Financial Advisors

If you asked a layperson, they would probably guess that job opportunities for people of color have never been better, and that corporations are getting more racially diverse. But that’s not always the case, especially in the financial sector. Bloomberg reports that major banks have been losing more and more black workers every year, and …

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Judge Rules Trump Campaign NDA Unenforceable Regarding Sexual Harassment Claims

Ever since former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman began making headlines for audio recordings and allegations detailed in tell-all book about the Trump administration, the non-disclosure agreements supposedly signed by all staffers have come to light. Porn actor Stormy Daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougal also purportedly signed NDAs regarding their relationships with the …

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Uber Wins 9th Circuit Case: Drivers Can’t Bring Class Action

Based on the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, a Ninth Circuit panel had no choice but to unanimously overrule a lower court’s decision, forcing most Uber drivers to resolve their matter of Employee vs Independent Contractor in arbitration, and thereby decertifying the class action brought by the Uber drivers. …

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