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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.