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Airline Owes Customers 5.8 Million Beers!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.14.2012 | Money

Southwest Airlines has settled a lawsuit to the tune of an estimated $29 million -- or 5.8 million unredeemed alcoholic beverages valued at $5 each, ...

Worst Lunch Break Ever? AT&T Techs Not Allowed To Read, Turn On Air-Condtioning, Suit Alleges

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.16.2012 | Business

If an employee is not allowed to read, listen to music or use heat or air conditioning during a lunch break, can it still be considered a "break" from...

Alice Hines

2,000 Women Claim Walmart Sex Discrimination

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 06.07.2012 | Business

Almost 2,000 women in 48 states claim that Walmart discriminated against them for pay and promotions. May 25 was the deadline for women in most sta...

Alice Hines

Walmart Women Still Seek Justice In Sex Discrimination Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 02.04.2012 | Business

The women who say Walmart discriminates aren't giving up. Five hundred female employees in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi and North Caroli...

Class Action Suit Filed Against Olive Garden

Posted 10.19.2011 | Food

An Olive Garden employee in Fayetteville, N.C. tested positive for hepatitis A a few weeks ago, potentially exposing thousands of customers to the dis...

Bank May Face Class-Action Suit From Customers For Overdraft Fees

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 09.27.2011 | Business

In 2003, the San Francisco-based Union Bank adopted a new practice that allowed it to begin charging its customers more overdraft fees. Now, the custo...

Microsoft and GE Celebrate With Walmart

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 08.23.2011 | Women
Margaret Heffernan

The Walmart victory is depressing and disheartening. But after the rage, two issues stand out which women should pay attention to. It's Not Just Walm...

Supreme Court Ruling Is Not Bad News For Consumers, the Class Action System Is the Real Culprit

Lawrence W. Schonbrun | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics
Lawrence W. Schonbrun

Our local newspaper, the San Francisco Chronicle, published an editorial headlined, "Supreme Court Ruling Is Bad News For Consumers," which reflects t...

More Than Marijuana: Humboldt County DA Wins big for Seniors

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Lisa Derrick

Recently the attention on pot and Prop 19 have overshadowed a huge Humboldt County legal battle, a landmark case, the outcome of which has far reaching implications in the healthcare field and for senior citizens.

Are Apple's Problems Bad to the Core?

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Shelly Palmer

While Steve Jobs' operation is known for its quality products and devoted fan boys, it seems that the company has compromised quality for growth.