Class Action

Protesters rally for International Worker's Day outside the Alameda County Court House on May 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. Demonstrators have called for nation-wide May Day strikes to protest economic inequality and political corruption. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

City To Pay Occupy Oakland Protesters $1.36 Million For 2012 Mass Arrest

Occupy Oakland protesters have reached a settlement with the Northern California city and Alameda County to resolve a federal lawsuit alleging that scores of arrests during a violent protest three years ago violated their civil rights.

01/14/2015

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Uber Hit With Class-Action Lawsuit Over $1 ‘Safe Rides Fee’

The lawsuit alleges that Uber misrepresents its $1 “Safe Rides Fee” to customers, as well as the nature of its background checks and safety measures taken on behalf of riders.

12/26/2014

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Apple Wins Class-Action iPod Pricing Lawsuit

After just a few hours of deliberation, a jury in California found in favor of Apple on Tuesday in a billion-dollar class-action lawsuit over the price of its iPod music players.

12/16/2014

Apple CEO Steve Jobs delivers the keynote address at the 2011 Apple World Wide Developers Conference at the Moscone Center on June 6, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Apple CEO Steve Jobs returned from sick leave to introduce Apple's new iCloud storage system and the next versions of Apple's iOS and Mac OSX.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Courtroom Transfixed By Video Deposition Showing Frail Steve Jobs Just Prior To His Death

Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs held a federal courtroom transfixed on Friday as attorneys played a video of his testimony in a class-action lawsuit that accuses Apple of inflating iPod prices by locking music lovers into using its players.

12/05/2014

Center Jeremy Newberry #62 seen during the 2005 season with the 49ers. (Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Ex-49er In Class Action Suit Against NFL For ‘Culture Of Drug Misuse, Substituting Players’ Health For Profit’

Former 49ers Pro Bowl center Jeremy Newberry joined hundreds of former players in a class-action lawsuit filed today in San Francisco Federal Court. Ex-NFL stars Richard Dent, Jim McMahon, Roy Green, and Ron Stone are also among those listed as Plaintiffs.

05/20/2014

Protesters inside a McDonald's restaurant on 25th Ave. in Oakland, March 18, 2014. (CBS)

Oakland Protesters Accuse McDonald’s Of Systematically Stealing Workers’ Pay

Police ordered a group protesters at an Oakland McDonald’s restaurant to leave the premises on Tuesday when they claimed the company was withholding their overtime pay.

03/18/2014

A sign stands outside of a McDonald's restaurant February 9, 2009 in San Francisco, California. Fast food chain restaurant McDonald's reported a 7.1 percent increase in same store sales for January as people look towards cheaper food alternatives in the weakening economy. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland, Fremont McDonald’s Workers Allege Wage Theft In Class Action Lawsuits

McDonald’s workers from the Bay Area, Los Angeles and in two other states filed lawsuits against the fast-food chain this week, saying the company engages in a variety of illegal practices to avoid paying them what they’re owed.

03/13/2014

The Raiderettes preform their routine during the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Oakland Raiders at the Network Associates Coliseum in Oakland, California on January 14, 2001. The Ravens defeated the Raiders 16-3. (Photo by:  Tom Hauck/Getty Images)

2nd Raiderette Joins Lawsuit Over Pay

The original suit was filed in Alameda County Superior Court last week. It claims the team was in “flagrant violation” of an array of state labor laws, including failing to pay the minimum wage.

02/04/2014

Plaintiffs in the class action suit Dukes vs Wal-Mart, Betty Dukes (L), Patricia Surgeson (2nd L) and Edith Arana (3rd L) look on as attorney Brad Seligman (R) speaks during a press conference at the Equal Rights Advocates office on October 27, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Walmart Women Employees File Revised Discrimination Lawsuit In SF Court

Lawyers for women employees of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced the filing of a revised discrimination lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco Thursday on behalf of an estimated 95,000 women workers in California.

10/27/2011

Walmart Worker (2007)

Bay Area Plaintiffs To Continue Wal-Mart Bias Claims Despite Setback

Lawyers for Bay Area women who tried to sue Wal-Mart Stores Inc. for alleged discrimination said they will continue with their clients’ claims despite Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

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