The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has accused Adelphi University of paying female faculty members less than their male counterparts of similar qualification and seniority in a lawsuit brought on behalf of a putative class.
The less-than-truckload shipment industry became the latest to be hit by a proposed class action over fuel surcharges, after a chemical company sued shipping giants such as Fedex Corp. and the United Parcel Service Inc. for conspiring to fix prices on charges for diesel.
Pilgrim's Pride Corp. has accused one law firm representing several plaintiffs in wage-and-hour litigation against the poultry-packing giant of actively recruiting Pilgrim's Pride employees to join the putative class, thereby violating various states' Rules of Professional Conduct.
The plaintiffs in a consolidated class action case against Canadian firm Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. alleging that the Canadian firm manipulated its financial appearance on Monday railed against the company for trying to dismiss their case.
A district court judge has granted the U.S. Department of Justice’s request to stay discovery in the consolidated antitrust class action alleging collusion among TFT-LCD manufacturers.
A Florida district judge has given the go-ahead for a case over Starbucks Corp.'s alleged refusal to pay overtime wages to its managers to proceed as a class action.
Guidant Corp. is fighting a request by third-party health-care providers to finalize a judgment in product liability litigation against the medical device company over allegedly faulty implantable heart defibrillators.
Scholastic, publisher of children's books, including the Harry Potter series, faces a proposed class action lawsuit alleging it misled shareholders about its financial status.
A putative wage-and-hour class action against United Parcel Service Inc. was initiated Friday, joining two other prominent employee suits against the world's biggest package delivery company.
Labor union Unite Here on Friday defended its bid to throw out a collective action alleging that it misclassified its organizers under the Fair Labor Standards Act to avoid paying them overtime, saying that Trenette Savage, the sole remaining plaintiff, had not shown any new issues of fact since the union first moved for summary judgment in July.
Retailer TJX Companies Inc. has agreed to offer credit monitoring, store vouchers and a three-day sale under a class action settlement reached with consumers who were alleged victims of identity theft in one of the largest data security breaches ever in the United States.
A group of employees who filed a class action suit against Verizon Information Services Inc. has asked a judge to enter a final judgment so that they can appeal—a move that the company opposes.
Public Service Enterprise Group Inc., Verizon Communications Inc. and South Jersey Gas Co. have agreed to pay $102,000 each to put to rest a federal class action alleging the utilities had an obligation to maintain dams that failed during a 2004 flood in Southern New Jersey, causing damage to hundreds of companies and homes.
United Rentals Inc. disclosed Wednesday that it has agreed to settle a shareholder lawsuit that sought to block its $6.6 billion merger with affiliates of Cerberus Capital Management LP.
A federal judge has dismissed antitrust and breach-of-contract claims against Snapple Beverage Group Inc. and affiliates in a once-large putative class action accusing Snapple and several transshippers of price discrimination among New York-area distributors.
A federal judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation over cholesterol-lowering drug Baycol has agreed to allow plaintiffs to pursue an interlocutory appeal over an order relating to expert testimony.
A district court judge has approved a settlement agreement between Israeli company Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. and shareholders, putting to rest five years of litigation over alleged securities fraud.
Shareholders of Tower Automotive Inc., which recently emerged from Chapter 11 protection under the leadership of Cerberus Capital Management LP, are seeking class certification in a suit brought against several of the auto company's former officers and employees.
Coca-Cola Co. is trying to control the flow of information in a lawsuit that accuses it of fraudulently claiming that its Enviga green tea soft drink burns more calories than it contains, plaintiffs' lawyers alleged Monday.
British Airways PLC and Virgin Atlantic Airlines Ltd. have outlined several disputes with the putative class in multidistrict antitrust litigation related to price-fixing on international flights.