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Diagram from lawsuit showing how Adobe, Apple, Google, Intel, Intuit, Lucasfilm and Pixar allegedly reached agreements on hires and compensation. (Lieff Cabraser Heimann and Bernstein)

$415M Settlement Reached In Silicon Valley Tech Suit Over Salary Fixing

Apple, Google and two other Silicon Valley companies have agreed to pay $415 million in a second attempt to resolve a class-action lawsuit alleging they formed an illegal cartel to prevent their workers from leaving for better-paying jobs.

01/15/2015

(L-R) A Sierra Nevada IPA and a Lagunitas IPA. (CBS)

Beer Battle Over IPA Label Between Lagunitas And Sierra Nevada Fizzles Out

After threatening to sue Sierra Nevada Brewing Company over the styling of the IPA in the company’s Hop Hunter beer, Petaluma-based Lagunitas Brewing Company has done an about-face.

01/14/2015

Sierra Nevada's 'Hop Hunter IPA' (Source: Sierra Nevada Brewing Company)

Lagunitas, Sierra Nevada Beer Makers Going To Court Over ‘IPA’ Lettering

Two Bay Area beer makers are going to court over how their brews are labeled.

01/13/2015

A sign is posted on the exterior of a Saks Fifth Avenue store on July 29, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Saks Fifth Avenue Says Transgender Employees Are Not Protected Against Discrimination

High-end retailer Saks & Co. has asked a Texas federal court to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit filed against the company by a former Saks Fifth Avenue employee, arguing that transgender people are not protected by the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

01/13/2015

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Napa To Pay $700K To Family Of Man Killed By Police In Shooting

The city of Napa and the family of a man who was fatally shot by Napa police in 2010 have settled a wrongful death lawsuit, both parties to the suit announced Monday.

01/12/2015

13 United Airlines flight attendants said they refused to work on a flight from San Francisco International Airport on July 14, 2014 after this message was scrawled on their jet. (CBS)

Ex-United Flight Attendants Who Discovered Spooky Message On Jet At SFO Sue Over Firings

More than a dozen former flight attendants have filed a lawsuit against United Airlines after they werer fired for refusing to work on a flight out of San Francisco International Airport last year following discovery of threatening writing on the plane’s fuselage.

01/08/2015

Beats By Dre Headphones (Photo Credit: Simon Burchell/Getty Images)

Suit Accuses Dr. Dre, Record Producer Of Swindling Beats Partner Monster LLC Before Apple Sale

Rapper Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine are being vilified as scam artists in a lawsuit that alleges the duo duped one of their former partners in Beats Electronics before selling the trendy headphone maker to Apple for $3 billion last year.

01/06/2015

San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York stands on the field before the 49ers game against the Arizona Cardinals at Levi's Stadium on December 28, 2014 in Santa Clara.  (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers Slapped With Age Discrimination Lawsuit By Former Employees

Two former employees of the San Francisco 49ers are reportedly suing the team, alleging age discrimination resulted in their firing in 2011.

01/05/2015

An Uber car.

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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African American Man Sues BART Police Claiming Racial Profiling In Arrest

Albert Burleson was arrested at the Powell BART station in August, but claims his civil rights were violated as officers looked for a panhandler.

12/25/2014

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