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May 17, 2017, 13:32 ET Outten & Golden LLP: Discrimination Charge Filed by the Fortune Society Against Macy's in Background Check Dispute

Outten & Golden LLP filed an Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) charge on May 15, 2017 on behalf of The Fortune Society against Macy's, ...


May 16, 2017, 16:43 ET Outten & Golden LLP: Veterans File Nationwide Pension Class Action Against FedEx

Two mechanics employed by Federal Express Corp. (FedEx) filed a nationwide class action lawsuit alleging that the international logistics and...


May 15, 2017, 18:31 ET Jacqueline Cote & Walmart Announce Final Class Settlement Over Health Insurance Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses of Walmart Associates

The following release is sourced to Outten & Golden LLP: A federal judge today approved the $7.5 million class action settlement between Walmart and...


May 08, 2017, 13:29 ET Outten & Golden LLP: Washington State Troopers Who Served in Military Win $15 Million Historic Settlement Over Denial of Veterans' Preference

A historic class action settlement was reached between the State of Washington and plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit that will benefit at least...


Apr 26, 2017, 11:22 ET Outten & Golden LLP: Madison Square Garden Allegedly Violated Background Check Laws

Madison Square Garden ("MSG"), the world-famous entertainment venue, allegedly violated federal and state law with its background check practices in...


Mar 30, 2017, 11:38 ET Outten & Golden LLP: Discrimination Charge Filed Against DHL in Background Check Dispute

A former temporary employee at a DHL warehouse near Chicago alleges that the company ignores the criminal histories of less expensive temporary...


Mar 15, 2017, 07:30 ET Outten & Golden LLP: Lyft, Inc. Accused of Violating Philadelphia "Ban the Box" Law

Lyft Inc., the national transportation network company, allegedly violated the City of Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Standards...


Mar 09, 2017, 07:06 ET Outten & Golden LLP Celebrates "Resisters" by Awarding Its Eighth Annual Public Interest Award to CAIR New York, NYSYLC, Youth Represent, and Centro Legal de la Raza

On March 8, 2017, Outten & Golden LLP's San Francisco office hosted an award ceremony as part of the firm's Eighth Annual Public Interest Award...


Feb 02, 2017, 14:13 ET Outten & Golden LLP: Trump Immigration Ban Destabilizes Families, Workplaces

Amidst the chaos created by President Trump's executive-order immigration ban last weekend, several Outten & Golden LLP attorneys volunteered at...


Jan 23, 2017, 11:00 ET Settlement Class Members to receive notice about the opportunity to submit claims in the class action settlement with Walmart and Sam's Club over Health Insurance Benefits for same-sex spouses of associates.

Today, notice will be provided to class members in a $7.5 million settlement that has been reached with Walmart and Sam's Club (together "Walmart")...


Jan 04, 2017, 08:35 ET Outten & Golden LLP Is Pleased to Announce the Promotion of Melissa E. Pierre-Louis, and the Addition of Erin M. Pressman

Outten & Golden LLP, a preeminent employee rights law firm, is pleased to announce that Melissa E. Pierre-Louis has been promoted to Counsel and that ...


Dec 12, 2016, 09:00 ET Outten & Golden LLP: Firm's New D.C. Office to Be Headed by Former EEOC General Counsel David Lopez

David Lopez, who served as General Counsel of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for more than six years, is joining Outten &...


Nov 17, 2016, 08:30 ET Employment Law Firm, Outten & Golden LLP Recognized as Tier 1 Nationally in Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" for 2017

Outten & Golden LLP has been selected once again in multiple categories in U.S. News & World Report's Best Lawyers, a US-based peer review. For 2017, ...


Nov 14, 2016, 08:00 ET Outten & Golden LLP: Wendi S. Lazar Honored Among NYLJ's 'Top Women in the Law'

Outten & Golden LLP partner Wendi S. Lazar is among 30 outstanding lawyers included in the New York Law Journal's "Top Women in the Law 2016."...


Oct 26, 2016, 08:35 ET Outten & Golden Employment Law Firm Recognized With 23 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Honorees Selected for 2016

Outten & Golden LLP, which focuses exclusively on representing employees, is pleased to announce that 23 of its attorneys have been recognized as...


Oct 19, 2016, 12:29 ET Outten & Golden LLP: Class Action Against Employers for Allegedly Discriminatory Job Postings Moves Ahead

A New York state court granted preliminary approval of a settlement and conditionally certified a class of New York City employers who are alleged to ...


Sep 21, 2016, 07:15 ET Outten & Golden LLP: Litigator Peter Romer-Friedman Joins the Firm

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire -- Peter Romer-Friedman, a litigator with an extraordinary combination of employment and public...


Sep 21, 2016, 01:34 ET Outten & Golden LLP: Court Approves Landmark Settlement in Census Bureau Discrimination Class Action

A New York federal court approved the settlement of a landmark class action in which African American and Latino job applicants alleged illegal...


Aug 25, 2016, 08:35 ET Outten & Golden LLP Announces Move to Expanded New York Office

The New York City office of Outten & Golden is delighted to announce that we are opening our doors in our new location on Monday, August 29th....


May 31, 2016, 11:31 ET Outten & Golden LLP and Co-Counsel: SEPTA Background Checks Lawsuit Adds New Allegations and Plaintiffs

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) faces more allegations from new plaintiffs that it willfully violates federal and state...


May 17, 2016, 09:26 ET Outten & Golden LLP: Federal Overtime Update Will Help Millions of Workers

The federal government's revision of overtime regulations will benefit millions of workers and make overtime protections easier to enforce, attorneys ...


May 12, 2016, 09:33 ET CitiGroup, Inc. Allegedly Used 'Contractors' to Avoid Federal Overtime Pay Rules, According to Workers' Legal Team

The law firms of Outten & Golden LLP, Stephan Zouras, LLP, and Burr & Smith, LLP announced today that Citigroup, Inc. and Judge Technical Services,...


Apr 27, 2016, 10:25 ET Outten & Golden LLP and AARP Foundation Litigation: PricewaterhouseCoopers Faces Age Discrimination Lawsuit

A new federal class action accuses PricewaterhouseCoopers ("PwC") of engaging in systemic and pervasive discrimination against older job applicants,...


Apr 27, 2016, 01:30 ET SEPTA Background Checks Violate Federal and State Laws, According to Outten & Golden LLP and Co-Counsel

A new federal lawsuit alleges Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) willfully violates federal and state laws when conducting...


Apr 21, 2016, 08:30 ET Outten & Golden LLP Awards Its Seventh Annual Public Interest Award to New York Communities for Change

On March 24, 2016, Outten & Golden LLP held its Seventh Annual Public Interest Award Ceremony in honor of the New York Communities for Change...