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Accenture Sued For Alleged Discrimination Over Background Checks
Posted on 20 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK — Accenture, one of the largest management consulting firms in the world, conducts background checks that discriminate against African Americans and Latinos, a class action lawsuit filed in New York federal court on April 8 alleges. ... Read More

Former California Autoworkers Get $6 Million Settlement
Posted on 22 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Toyota Motor Corp. and the company that ran California's only auto manufacturing plant have agreed to pay $6 million to settle a lawsuit by former workers who claim they were illegally denied severance benefits. Seven workers... Read More

Filipinos Sue California Hospital Over English-Only Rule
Posted on 8 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) Dozens of Filipino hospital workers in California claim they were the only ethnic group targeted by a rule requiring them to speak only English at work, and want to take their case to federal court. The group of 52 nurses and medical... Read More

Puerto Rico Company Accused Of Male Discrimination
Posted on 22 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - (AP) A U.S. enforcement agency has filed a federal lawsuit accusing a wholesale jewelry and beauty products company of discriminating against men by hiring only women for its managerial positions. Ventura Corporation Ltd. repeatedly... Read More

Wal-Mart To Pay $12 Million In Kentucky Discrimination Lawsuit
Posted on 5 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – (AP) Wal-Mart Stores will pay nearly $12 million and change its hiring practices to settle a sex-discrimination suit over hiring at an eastern Kentucky The retail giant reached the deal with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity... Read More