press releases

PRNewswire—Outten & Golden LLP

The nonprofit organization Public Justice has named Outten & Golden LLP among four finalists for its national 2017 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award for its landmark settlement in Gonzalez v. Pritzker. According to Public Justice, the award, which will be presented on July 24 in Boston, recognizes "attorney(s) who made the greatest contribution to the public interest within the past year by trying or settling a precedent-setting, socially significant case."

PRNewswire—Outten & Golden, Legal Aid at Work, Green Savits

Workers allege national call center fostered a hostile work environment and retaliated against them for speaking Spanish. Outten & Golden represents the plaintiffs, with co-counsel.

ACLU—Outten & Golden LLP

Charge Alleges Bank Broke Federal Law by Denying Fathers the Same Amount of Paid Leave as Mothers. Outten & Golden, with ACLU co-counsel, represent the plaintiff.

PRNewswire—Outten & Golden LLP

Outten & Golden LLP filed an Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) charge on May 15, 2017 on behalf of The Fortune Society against Macy's, Inc., alleging that the retailer's criminal background check policies and practices used to screen job applicants results in discrimination in violation of federal and local laws.

PRNewswire—Outten & Golden LLP

BOSTON, May 15, 2017 — A federal judge today approved the $ 7.5 million class action settlement between Walmart and former Walmart associate Jacqueline Cote, that challenged Walmart’s lack of health insurance benefits for same-sex spouses of Walmart associates prior to 2014.

Outten & Golden LLP

Complaint Alleges Violations of Pension Rights of Thousands of Employees Who Served in the Armed Forces. The plaintiff is represented by Peter Romer-Friedman and co-counsel.

PRNewswire—Outten & Golden LLP

Largest settlement in history of federal Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). Outten & Golden LLP counsel Peter Romer-Friedman represents the plaintiff with co-counsel.