Federal Lawsuit

PORTLAND, Ore | Ex-Nike employees sue company, alleging unequal compensation

PORTLAND, Ore — Four women who used to work for Nike filed a federal lawsuit alleging the company violated state and U.S. equal-pay laws and fostered a work environment that allowed sexual harassment. The suit filed Thursday in Portland, Oregon, is among the first to hit the company since complaints about pay and bad managers … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore | Ex-Nike employees sue company, alleging unequal compensation

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor’s sexual misconduct

COLUMBUS, Ohio— A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop “rampant sexual misconduct” by a now-dead team doctor despite being repeatedly informed about his behavior. In the federal lawsuit filed Monday, four Ohio men listed as John Does say Richard Strauss sexually assaulted or harassed them in the … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor’s sexual misconduct

San Francisco and other major cities sue the Pentagon over gun background checks

SAN FRANCISCO/ Dec. 26, 2017 (STL.NEWS) — City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced today that San Francisco, New York, and Philadelphia filed a federal lawsuit this morning against the Department of Defense for failing to fully comply with its legal obligations to report information to the national criminal background check system for gun sales. Herrera released … Continue reading San Francisco and other major cities sue the Pentagon over gun background checks

Twitter: US backs down on seeking anti-Trump user records

NEW YORK (AP)(STL.News) — The U.S. government has dropped its request for Twitter to produce records that could identify users behind an account opposed to President Donald Trump, the company said Friday. As a result, Twitter is withdrawing a federal lawsuit that challenged the government’s request. On Thursday, Twitter charged that efforts by the government … Continue reading Twitter: US backs down on seeking anti-Trump user records