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Private Employment Class Actions

Private-plaintiff employment discrimination class actions.
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1 Lee v. Hertz Corporation
4:15-cv-02545 (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 06/09/2015 - Closed 2015
Hertz Corporation
Equal Employment
EE-CA-0355
Coding Complete
On June 9, 2015, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area filed this nationwide class action against the Hertz Corporation and Sterling Infosystems, Inc., on behalf of the plaintiff and all similarly situated applicants. The plaintiffs alleged that Hertz and Sterling systematically violated federal law based on the ... [view]
2 Menocal v. The GEO Group, Inc.
1:14-cv-02887-JLK (D. Colo.)
Filed 10/22/2014 - Case Ongoing
The GEO Group, Inc.
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-CO-0009
Boca Raton
Coding Complete
On October 22, 2014, current and former civil immigration detainees housed at the Aurora Detention Facility filed this class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. The plaintiffs sued The GEO Group, Inc., a private company that provides detention and correction services under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act ( ... [view]
3 Juarez v. Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, Inc.
1:14-cv-05107-KBF (S.D.N.Y.)
Filed 07/09/2014 - Closed 2015
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance, Inc.
Equal Employment
EE-NY-0291
Coding Complete
On July 9, 2014, a lawfully-present alien authorized to work in the U.S. under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) program filed this class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The plaintiff sued Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance, Inc., under 42 U.S.C. § 1981, alleging ... [view]
4 Gonzalez v. Pritzker
1:10-cv-03105 (S.D.N.Y.)
Filed 04/13/2010 - Closed 2016
United States Department of Commerce
United States Census Bureau
Equal Employment
EE-NY-0254
Coding Complete
On April 13, 2010, rejected U.S. Census Bureau job applicants filed an employment discrimination class action in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The plaintiffs, represented by a coalition of public interest attorney organizations and private counsel, alleged that Census hiring procedures, which pre-screened all ... [view]
5 Montero v. Mc Millan's Home Care Agency
104779/2010 (State Court)
Filed 04/10/2010 - Case Ongoing
Mc Millan's Home Care Agency
Equal Employment
EE-NY-0262
Coding Complete
On April 10, 2010, Plaintiff, represented by attorneys from the National Employment Law Project, filed a class action in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York, against Mc Millan's Home Care Agency ("Mc Millan"), and against its President and CEO. Plaintiff sought redress for systematic and class wide underpayment of ... [view]
6 Pearson v. Samsonite Company Stores, Inc.
3:09-cv-01263-JSW (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 2009 - Closed 2010
Samsonite Company Stores, Inc.
Equal Employment
EE-CA-0344
Coding Complete
This class action involving store managers at Samsonite Company Stores, Inc. was filed on March 24, 2009, in the U.S. District Court, California Northern District. The plaintiffs, represented by private counsel, sought class certification (collective class and state classes for New York and California plaintiffs) as well as compensatory, ... [view]
7 Bonnette v. Rochester Gas & Electric Co.
6:07CV06635 (W.D.N.Y.)
Filed 12/21/2007 - Closed 2008
Rochester Gas & Electric Co.
Equal Employment
EE-NY-0258
Monroe County
Coding Complete
On December 21, 2007, 32 individual African American plaintiffs filed a complaint in United States District Court for the Western District of New York on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated against defendant Rochester Gas & Electric Company alleging a pattern and practice of discrimination based on race. The complaint stated ... [view]
8 Rosalino Perez-Benites v. Candy Brand LLC
1:07-cv-01048-HFB (W.D. Ark.)
Filed 06/07/2007 - Closed 2013
Candy Brand LLC
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-AR-0001
Coding Complete
On June 7, 2007, attorneys with the Southern Poverty Law Center filed a class action lawsuit in the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas on behalf of about 2,700 Mexican migrant workers who entered the United States with H-2A visas and harvested and packed tomatoes and performed other agricultural work in Bradley County, Ark., ... [view]
9 Peterson v. Seagate US LLC
0:07-cv-02502-MJD-AJB (D. Minn.)
Filed 05/25/2007 - Closed
Seagate US LLC, Seagate Technology
Equal Employment
EE-MN-0075
Coding Complete
On May 25, 2007, employees terminated by the defendant, Seagate, LLC, filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and the Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 USC §2201. Plaintiffs, represented by private attorneys, asked the court for declaratory relief under ... [view]
10 Hilgert v. May
7:07-CV-00094 (S.D. Tex.)
Filed 05/01/2007 - Closed 2012
George S. May International Company
Equal Employment
EE-TX-0450
Coding Complete
On May 1, 2007, an employee of the George S. May International Company, filed a lawsuit under 42 U.S.C. § 2000e, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act against his employer in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. The plaintiff, who proceeded pro se, asked the court for damages, ... [view]
11 Cruz v. Dollar Tree Stores
3:07-cv-02050-SC (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 04/11/2007 - Closed 2011
Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.
Equal Employment
EE-CA-0345
Coding Complete
On April 11, 2007, two individuals, both store managers of Dollar Tree Stores, filed this class action lawsuit against Dollar Tree in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The plaintiffs alleged that they were improperly classified as exempt managers and denied wages for overtime. On August 6, 2007, another plaintiff ... [view]
12 Bellifemine v. Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC
07-CV-02207 (S.D.N.Y.)
Filed 03/14/2007 - Closed 2013
Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC
Equal Employment
EE-NY-0211
Bridgewater
Coding Complete
On March 14, 2007, a group of female current and former employees of Sanofi-Aventis US (a pharmaceutical company) filed this class action in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000(e) et seq. and New York Executive Law § 296. The plaintiffs, ... [view]
13 Waters v. Cook's Pest Control, Inc.
2:07-cv-00394 (N.D. Ala.)
Filed 02/18/2007 - Closed 2015
Cook's Pest Control, Inc.
Equal Employment
EE-AL-0122
Coding Complete
On February 18, 2007, an African-American individual filed a class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. Represented by private counsel, the plaintiff sued the defendant Cook's Pest Control under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 42 U.S.C. § 1981. The plaintiff alleged that defendant ... [view]
14 JOHNSON v. STEELCASE, INC.
5:07-cv-00064 (N.D. Ala.)
Filed 01/09/2007 - Closed 2009
Steelcase, Inc.
Equal Employment
EE-AL-0120
Coding Complete
On January 9, 2007, a female African-American employee of defendant filed a suit on her own behalf against defendant Steelcase, Inc. under the provisions of 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq. ("Title VII") and 42 U.S.C. § 1981in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, Northeastern Division. Thereafter, plaintiff filed a Motion for ... [view]
15 BELUE v. WAYNE FARMS, LLC
2:07-cv-1004 (S.D. Miss.)
Filed 2007 - Closed 2010
Wayne Farms LLC
Equal Employment
EE-MS-0060
Coding Complete
This case was transferred from the Northern District of Alabama and is a later development of the case EE-AL-0119. On October 18, 2006, several then and former employees of the defendant's Albertville, Alabama facility filed a lawsuit against the company under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. §§ 201 et seq. in the U.S ... [view]
16 Turnley v. Banc of America Investment Services, Inc.
1:07-cv-10949 (D. Mass.)
Filed 2007 - Closed 2009
Bank of America
Equal Employment
EE-MA-0021
Charlotte
Coding Complete
On May 18, 2007 a group of African Americans filed suit in the District Court for Massachusetts against their former employer, Banc of America Investment Services, Inc. Plaintiffs alleged a variety of discriminatory practices including disparate treatment, disparate impact, retaliation, and discriminatory practice. The complaint centered on the ... [view]
17 Cronas v. Willis Group Holdings Ltd.
06-cv-15295 (S.D.N.Y.)
Filed 12/18/2006 - Closed 2012
Willis Group Holdings, Ltd.
Equal Employment
EE-NY-0216
New York
Coding Complete
On December 18, 2006, three female, officer-level, former employees filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of all current and former female officers and officer equivalents employed by Willis Holdings Group, Ltd. since 1998. The suit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York under 42 U.S.C. § 1981, Title VII, the ... [view]
18 Duling v. Gristede's Operating Corp.
1:06-cv-10197 (S.D.N.Y.)
Filed 10/23/2006 - Closed 2013
Retail grocery store chain of over 50 stores in New York
Gristede's Operating Corp.
Equal Employment
EE-NY-0253
Coding Complete
On October 23, 2006, a class action lawsuit was brought in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000e; the New York State Human Rights Law, New York Executive Law § 296; and the New York City Human Rights Law, New York City Administrative Code §§ 8- ... [view]
19 Belue v. Wayne Farms, LLC
4:06-cv-02095 (N.D. Ala.)
Filed 10/18/2006 - Closed
WAYNE FARMS, LLC
Equal Employment
EE-AL-0119
Marshall County
Coding Complete
On October 18, 2006, several then and former employees of the defendant's Albertville, Alabama facility filed a lawsuit against the defendant under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. §§ 201 et seq. in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, Middle Division. The plaintiffs, represented by private counsel, ... [view]
20 Augst-Johnson v. Morgan Stanley & Co.
1:06-cv-01142 (RWR) (D.D.C.)
Filed 06/22/2006 - Closed 2017
Morgan Stanley & Company
Equal Employment
EE-DC-0033
Coding Complete
On June 22, 2006, female financial advisers employed by Morgan Stanley, a financial services firm, filed this class action complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia under Title VII and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), alleging that Morgan Stanley had a systemic pattern and practice of discriminating against ... [view]
21 Jaffe v. Morgan Stanley DW, Inc.
3:06-cv-03903-TEH (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 06/22/2006 - Closed
Morgan Stanley
Equal Employment
EE-CA-0334
New York City
Coding Complete
On June 22, 2006, female financial advisors working for Morgan Stanley, a retail financial services firm, filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Northern California against their employer. The plaintiffs, represented by private counsel, were female and minority financial advisors employed by the defendant. They claimed ... [view]
22 EEOC v. Les Schwab Tire Centers
2:06-cv-00045 (W.D. Wash.)
Filed 05/31/2006 - Closed 2010
Les Schwab Tire Centers Washington Inc.
Equal Employment
EE-WA-0044
Coding Complete
On May 31, 2006, two women brought suit against their former employer, Les Schwab Tire Centers of Washington, and other related corporations, alleging discrimination on the basis of their sex in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Washington Law Against Discrimination. The plaintiff's’ complaint, filed in the U.S ... [view]
23 Wynne v. McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaraunts Inc.
4:06-cv-03153 (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 05/11/2006 - Closed 2013
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants
Equal Employment
EE-CA-0305
Coding Complete
On May 11, 2006, African-American employees of a restaurant in Berkeley, California filed this lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, under 42 U.S.C. § 1981, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act against McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants ("M&S") ... [view]
24 Murphy v. Super Steel Schenectady
06-CV-00480 (N.D.N.Y.)
Filed 04/18/2006 - Closed 2009
Super Steel Schenectady Incorporated
Equal Employment
EE-NY-0204
Coding Complete
On April 18, 2006, a group of male African American workers filed a lawsuit under the Declaratory Judgment Act 28 U.S.C. §§ 1331, 1343(a)(4), 2201 and 2202; and the Civil Rights Act of 1866, 42 U.S.C. § 1981 (hereafter § 1981) against Super Steel Schenectady Incorporated in United States District Court, Northern District of New York. The ... [view]
25 Donaldson v. Pharmacia Pension Plan
3:06-cv-00003 (S.D. Ill.)
Filed 01/03/2006 - Closed 2009
Pharmacia Corporation
Equal Employment
EE-IL-0286
Peapack
Coding Complete
On January 3, 2006, a group of former employees filed suit under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, 29 U.S.C. §§1001-1461 ("ERISA"), against Pharmacia Pension Plan, Pfizer Inc. and Monsanto Company in United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois. The plaintiffs, represented by private counsel, asked the ... [view]
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