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Mass. High Court Reinstates Employee Wage Lawsuit Against Wal-Mart
Business  (tags: wal-mart, labor, law, money, lawsuit, wages, employee rights )

- 2036 days ago -
The highest court in Massachusetts has reinstated a 2001 lawsuit against Wal-Mart by employees who claim the world's largest retailer pressured them to work off the clock and denied them rest and meal breaks.
To Die For - Colombian Human & Labor Rights Lawsuits Vs. Coke
Business  (tags: Coca-Cola Company, Colombia, Coke bottling plants, anti-union campaigns, union rights, human rights, intimidation, threats, violence, torture, danger, murders, death squads, Councilman, Hiram Monserrate, Queens, NY, outrage, lawsuit )

- 2040 days ago -
Colombia- most dangerous place in world for trade unionists- since 1986, 2,500 have been killed. Coke claims not liable for murders at Coke bottling plants, but holds secret talks to pay for silence & unions' disappearance. Verdict scheduled 2009.
Google Denies Infringing Patent
Business  (tags: Google, technology, lawsuit, patent )

- 2290 days ago -
The search giant calls Northeastern University's patent on search technology invalid.
Disabled Guests Sue Disney World for Segway Ban
Business  (tags: Disney, lawsuit, disability, segways )

- 2353 days ago -
3 disabled people have sued Walt Disney World for not allowing them to use their Segways to move around its theme parks. The plaintiffs are each able to stand but cannot walk far, and they have been denied permission to use their two-wheel vehicles.
Investor Lawsuit Accuses Mattel of Deception, Insider Trading on Toy Defects
Business  (tags: Mattel, toys, corporate-greed, lawsuit )

- 2385 days ago -
Attorneys for a Michigan pension fund alleged in a shareholder lawsuit filed Wednesday that Mattel Inc. has misled investors by delaying the reporting of defects in its toys to federal regulators,
NY to Sue Exxon Mobil Over Slow Cleanup of Huge Underground Oil Slick Beneath Brooklyn
Business  (tags: Exxon, oil spill, pollution, lawsuit )

- 2629 days ago -
New York's attorney general told Exxon Mobil and two other oil companies Thursday that he intends to sue them for taking decades to clean up a giant underground pond of petroleum left by the refineries that once lined Brooklyn's waterfront.

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