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Outten & Golden
June 11, 2024
WASHINGTON—A major government contractor has intentionally discriminated against older jobseekers and harmed their employment prospects for years, according to a new class action lawsuit filed in a federal court in Boston by AARP Foundation, Peter Romer-Friedman…
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Outten & Golden
May 29, 2024
The three Black male New York residents, who were not travelling together, allege that American Airlines removed them from a flight based solely on the color of their skin. NEW YORK, NY – Today, three Black men filed a federal lawsuit against American…
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MarketWatch, Inc.
April 26, 2024
“Generally, hourly workers are non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay. Executives, managers, administrators and “professionals” — think lawyers, doctors or other roles requiring specialized education — tend to fall into the exempt category.…
NEW YORK, NY – Today, the Federal Trade Commission voted 3-2 to enact a final rule prohibiting all new non-compete agreements in the U.S. and making current non-compete agreements unenforceable for all workers except for those entered into by senior…
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Outten & Golden
April 15, 2024
WASHINGTON, DC – Outten & Golden LLP, the largest U.S. law firm dedicated exclusively to the representation of employees, today announced the promotion of whistleblower attorney David M. Jochnowitz to Partner and Co-Chair of the firm’s Whistleblower…
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Outten & Golden LLP
March 11, 2024
Discover Bank Agrees to Provide $979,500 in Compensation to DACA Recipients, and Policy Changes Making Them Eligible for Loans on Terms Comparable to U.S. Citizens San Francisco, CA – After nearly four years, a proposed nationwide class of Deferred…
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Outten & Golden LLP
February 14, 2024
The California Civil Rights Department (CRD) recently achieved a historic $54.875 million settlement with Activision Blizzard, one of the world’s largest interactive gaming companies. The agreement, which followed almost three years of intense litigation…
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Outten & Golden LLP
February 9, 2024
Female Employees Who Filed the First-Ever Equal Pay Class Action Lawsuit Against Amazon Allege the Company Retaliated Against Them for Coming Forward  SEATTLE, WA –  Three plaintiffs, who last November filed the first-ever equal pay class…
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Outten & Golden LLP
January 23, 2024
January 22, 2024 – Outten & Golden LLP, the largest U.S. law firm focused exclusively on the representation of employees, once again earned Law360’s practice group of the year distinction for 2023. This annual award honors five of the country’s…
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Outten & Golden LLP
January 10, 2024
January 10, 2024 – The Supreme Court of California today denied Facebook’s request to review the California Court of Appeals’ decision to revive Samantha Liapes et al., v. Facebook, Inc., an important and closely watched online discrimination case…