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McDonald’s Faces Class Action Over ‘Pervasive Sexual Harassment’

McDonald’s Corp has been hit with a class action lawsuit accusing it of subjecting female employees in its corporate-owned fast-food restaurants in Florida to widespread sexual harassment. The lawsuit, filed on Friday in federal court in Chicago, says the company …

Victoria’s Secret Refused to Act to Protect Women, Models Say

Victoria’s Secret is under fire again from models after new allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced over the weekend. The Model Alliance, an organization that advocates for the protection of models, sent a letter to Victoria’s Secret Chief Executive Officer John …

MetLife Is Sued Over Alleged Gender Pay Gap, Sexist Comments

A former MetLife Inc. executive claims she suffered years of gender-based pay discrimination and harassment from members of the insurer’s top leadership team and that she was fired after complaining about a lack of diversity. Mona Moazzaz, a former chief …

Lawsuit: Southwest Pilots Streamed Video from Bathroom Cam

PHOENIX — A lawsuit filed against Southwest Airlines by a flight attendant alleges pilots on a 2017 flight had an iPad streaming video from a hidden camera in a bathroom in one of the airline’s jets. Southwest responded Saturday by …

Lawsuit Says Oregon Group Falsely Advertises Dairy Products

SALEM, Ore. — A class-action lawsuit claims that an Oregon creamery association falsely advertises the source of its milk, a report said. The lawsuit was filed by the Animal Legal Defense Fund against the Tillamook County Creamery Association in western …

Sex Abuse Lawsuits at 400 and Counting as New York Law Takes Effect

ALBANY, N.Y. — The Roman Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals, the late financier Jeffrey Epstein are some of the targets named in a flurry of sex abuse lawsuits filed Wednesday in New York as the state began …

Tesla Skeptic Says Allegation He Menaced Workers Isn’t True

A California man who Tesla Inc. accused of spying on its lone auto plant and harassing employees said the electric automaker painted a “lurid picture” of him to try to silence his criticism. If so, it didn’t work. In a …

Japanese Judo Coach Fired for Alleged Harassment

Retired two-time Olympic judo gold medalist Masato Uchishiba was fired on Tuesday as a university coach because of sexual harassment allegations. A statement released Tuesday by Kyushu University of Nursing and Social Welfare said the 33-year-old Uchishiba had been coaching …

Lawsuit Alleges ‘Fight Club’ at Louisiana School

Parents of a student at a junior high school in Gray, La., say in a lawsuit that their son was taunted into fighting a fellow student in what amounted to a “fight club” at the school. The Houma Courier reports …