June 6, 2012

'The Bachelor,' 'The Bachelorette' Hit with Racial Discrimination Suit

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against ABC’s dating shows “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette.” The lawsuit was filed by two Nashville men who said the show has intentionally discriminated against minorities by not including them on the two series. Nathaniel Claybrooks and Christopher Johnson claim they were not given the same consideration as white candidates when they tried out to be contestants during a regional casting call. Among the defendants named in the suit […]
September 30, 2011

New United Motors & Manufacturing, Inc. Settles $6 Million Lawsuit

In California, New United Motors & Manufacturing, Inc. (NUMMI), California’s last auto plant, is settling a lawsuit for $6 million, to resolve a class action litigation after employees on medical leave were denied severance benefits. Workers told the EEOC they were physically capable of going to work during the severance period but they were denied.