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Ex-Starbucks regional manager sues company claiming discrimination against white people: reports

Ex-Starbucks regional manager sues company claiming discrimination against white people: reports

A former Starbucks regional manager whose territory included a Philadelphia location where two black men were arrested last year after they sat down in the store without ordering anything is suing the company for allegedly discriminating against white people, according to reports. Read full article: Ex-Starbucks regional manager sues compa...→

Ex-Starbucks regional manager sues company claiming discrimination against white people: reports

Ex-Starbucks regional manager sues company claiming discrimination against white people: reports

A former Starbucks regional manager whose territory included a Philadelphia location where two black men were arrested last year after they sat down in the store without ordering anything is suing the company for allegedly discriminating against white people, according to reports. Read full article: Ex-Starbucks regional manager sues compa...→

H-1B: East Bay company sues federal government over visa denials

H-1B: East Bay company sues federal government over visa denials

In one case, federal authorities ruled that the proposed ‘entry-level’ wage indicated the job did not qualify for the specialty occupation visa. Read full article: H-1B: East Bay company sues federal gove...→

Starbucks Manager Claims She Was Wrongfully Fired over ‘PIG’ Incident

Starbucks Manager Claims She Was Wrongfully Fired over ‘PIG’ Incident

The manager of an Oklahoma Starbucks where a police officer received a cup with the word "pig" scrawled on it says she was wrongfully fired. Read full article: Starbucks Manager Claims She Was Wrongfu...→

DOJ Sues City Of Hesperia, San Bernardino Sheriff's Department Over Alleged Housing Discrimination

DOJ Sues City Of Hesperia, San Bernardino Sheriff's Department Over Alleged Housing Discrimination

The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit in federal court Monday alleging that the city of Hesperia and the San Bernardino Sheriff's Department discriminated against African American and Latino renters in violation of the Fair Housing Act. Read full article: DOJ Sues City Of Hesperia, San Bernardin...→

Jussie Smollett Sues Chicago, Claiming He Was the Victim of a Malicious Prosecution

Jussie Smollett Sues Chicago, Claiming He Was the Victim of a Malicious Prosecution

Former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett says his $10,000 payment after the close of a criminal case should prevent Chicago from seeking reimbursement for a police investigation of his claim that he was a victim of a racist and homophobic attack. Read full article: Jussie Smollett Sues Chicago, Claiming H...→

Vegan sues Burger King claiming meatless Impossible Whopper cooked next to beef burgers

Vegan sues Burger King claiming meatless Impossible Whopper cooked next to beef burgers

A man sued Burger King Monday claiming the fast-food restaurant cooked its new meatless Impossible Whopper alongside meat products. Read full article: Vegan sues Burger King claiming meatless...→

Actress Mo'Nique Sues Netflix, Alleging Racial and Gender Discrimination

Actress Mo'Nique Sues Netflix, Alleging Racial and Gender Discrimination

Oscar-winning actress and stand-up comedienne Mo'Nique has filed a lawsuit against Netflix, alleging that the streamer engaged in racial and gender discrimination when it attempted to underpay her for a stand-up special while offering other comedians more money. Read full article: Actress Mo'Nique Sues Netflix, Alleging ...→

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination in show offer

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination in show offer

Mo’Nique sued Netflix on Thursday for race and sex discrimination in its offer for a proposed comedy special, accusing the streaming service of giving her a lowball offer that was part of a larger company tendency to underpay black women. Read full article: Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination...→

U.S. sues Gilead, claiming it owns HIV PrEP patent

U.S. sues Gilead, claiming it owns HIV PrEP patent

The Department of Health and Human Services is suing Gilead Sciences over the patent rights to Truvada, the HIV prevention drug better known as PrEP. Read full article: U.S. sues Gilead, claiming it owns HIV P...→

Atlantic salmon-farming company sues Washington state to keep its Port Angeles site open

Atlantic salmon-farming company sues Washington state to keep its Port Angeles site open

Washington’s decision to shut down Cooke Aquaculture’s Port Angeles fish farm is being contested in a lawsuit by the Canadian fish farming corporation. Read full article: Atlantic salmon-farming company sues Was...→

White Starbucks manager claims racial bias in her firing after arrests of 2 black men

White Starbucks manager claims racial bias in her firing after arrests of 2 black men

The white, former regional manager claims racial discrimination in her firing, which came after the arrests of two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks sparked protests. Read full article: White Starbucks manager claims racial bi...→

Former Juul Executive Sues Over Retaliation, Claims Company Knowingly Sold Tainted Nicotine Pods

Former Juul Executive Sues Over Retaliation, Claims Company Knowingly Sold Tainted Nicotine Pods

When e-cigarette market leader Juul removed its popular sweet flavors such as mango and creme from stores last year, co-founder Adam Bowen said publicly the company was willing to take a cut in sales to “do the... Read full article: Former Juul Executive Sues Over Retaliat...→

Brewing company closes Detroit taproom after racial discrimination lawsuit

Brewing company closes Detroit taproom after racial discrimination lawsuit

Tracy Evans, who is black, alleged that he was called the N-word and denied a promotion because of his race. Read full article: Brewing company closes Detroit taproom a...→

Comcast executive sues company alleging anti-gay discrimination

Comcast executive sues company alleging anti-gay discrimination

A senior vice president at the media giant claimed he was denied equal pay and passed over for promotions due to his sexual orientation. Read full article: Comcast executive sues company alleging ...→

King County sues e-cigarette company Juul, claiming it targeted young people

King County sues e-cigarette company Juul, claiming it targeted young people

The suit, filed in federal court in Seattle, asserts that Juul Labs Inc. enticed young people by promoting flavored vaping products and getting endorsements from social media influencers. Read full article: King County sues e-cigarette company Juu...→

Au Cheval's Brendan Sodikoff sues manager of Three Arts Club

The restaurateur is asking for over half a million dollars in severance pay from RH, formerly Restoration Hardware Read full article: Au Cheval's Brendan Sodikoff sues manage...→

Lisa Page sues DOJ, FBI, claiming they sought Trump's favor by disclosing her texts

Lisa Page sues DOJ, FBI, claiming they sought Trump's favor by disclosing her texts

Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page has sued the Justice Department and FBI over the release of her texts with former FBI agent Peter Strzok. Read full article: Lisa Page sues DOJ, FBI, claiming they s...→

Veteran-owned coffee company donates to Oklahoma police bashed by Starbucks barista

Veteran-owned coffee company donates to Oklahoma police bashed by Starbucks barista

After an Oklahoma police officer received a derogatory message on his Starbucks cup on Thanksgiving, a Veteran-owned coffee company is stepping up to honor that police department. Read full article: Veteran-owned coffee company donates to ...→

General Motors sues FCA claiming corrupt bargaining with the UAW

General Motors sues FCA claiming corrupt bargaining with the UAW

General Motors has filed a lawsuit against Fiat Chysler Automobiles claiming that FCA engaged in corrupt bargaining with the UAW. Read full article: General Motors sues FCA claiming corrupt...→

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for race, sex discrimination in show offer

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for race, sex discrimination in show offer

Mo’Nique sued Netflix on Thursday for race and sex discrimination in its offer for a proposed comedy special, accusing the streaming service of giving her a lowball offer that was part of a l… Read full article: Mo’Nique sues Netflix for race, sex disc...→

Former employee sues event-planning company, claiming anti-gay discrimination

Former employee sues event-planning company, claiming anti-gay discrimination

The lawsuit alleges the New York City event-planning agency first slashed his pay and then fired him and ostracized him in the interim. Read full article: Former employee sues event-planning comp...→

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination in show offer

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination in show offer

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for race and sex discrimination in its offer for a proposed comedy special Read full article: Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination...→

Woman Hurt By Falling Metal Railing In North End Sues Construction Company

Woman Hurt By Falling Metal Railing In North End Sues Construction Company

A woman who was critically hurt by metal that fell from a roof in the North End is now suing the construction company responsible for that work site. Read full article: Woman Hurt By Falling Metal Railing In N...→

Former Center City Starbucks Manager Suing Company for Alleged Discrimination Against White People

Former Center City Starbucks Manager Suing Company for Alleged Discrimination Against White People

The former regional manager of a Center City Starbucks where two black men were arrested last year for sitting inside the store is suing the company for allegedly discriminating against white people. Read full article: Former Center City Starbucks Manager Sui...→

Facebook sues Israeli company over WhatsApp spyware

"It targeted at least 100 human-rights defenders, journalists and other members of civil society across the world," the head of WhatsApp, Will Cathart, wrote in an op-ed published by The Washington Post.... NSO Group issued a statement in which it did not directly deny hacking WhatsApp but which said it disputed the allegations and vowed to "vigorously fight them." Read full article: Facebook sues Israeli company over Whats...→

Lehigh County residents sue Juul claiming company marketed e-cigarettes to teens

Lehigh County residents sue Juul claiming company marketed e-cigarettes to teens

Two lawsuits originating in Lehigh County have been filed against e-cigarette maker Juul claiming the company failed to warn the public about the dangers of e-cigarettes and it marketed its products to teens and young adults. Read full article: Lehigh County residents sue Juul claimin...→

‘I don’t know his DNA’: Craft brewery manager says he can’t confirm black employee’s race in discrimination lawsuit

‘I don’t know his DNA’: Craft brewery manager says he can’t confirm black employee’s race in discrimination lawsuit

Tracy Evans is black.... He was black enough to become one of the first employees of color at Founders Brewing Co., a famed craft brewery in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His race was never a question when a co-worker called him the n-word, he said, or when he started sp Read full article: ‘I don’t know his DNA’: Craft brewery ma...→

Disability Advocate Sues Minneapolis, Scooter Companies For ADA, Anti-Discrimination Violations

Disability Advocate Sues Minneapolis, Scooter Companies For ADA, Anti-Discrimination Violations

For many, e-scooters are a fast and fun way to get around. But for people with disabilities like Noah J. McCourt, those two wheels are terrifying. Read full article: Disability Advocate Sues Minneapolis, Sc...→

Company sues Michigan woman for leaving bad review on Yelp

Company sues Michigan woman for leaving bad review on Yelp

A Macomb County, Michigan, woman is being sued after leaving a negative Yelp review for a local company. Read full article: Company sues Michigan woman for leaving ...→

Ex-assistant sues Robert De Niro for $12 million over claims of discrimination and verbal harassment

Ex-assistant sues Robert De Niro for $12 million over claims of discrimination and verbal harassment

A profanity-laced voicemail from the Oscar-winning actor has surfaced from a woman who worked with De Niro when she was 25 years old Read full article: Ex-assistant sues Robert De Niro for $12...→

Fired Starbucks manager Lola Rose considering lawsuit over ‘PIG’ cup fallout

Fired Starbucks manager Lola Rose considering lawsuit over ‘PIG’ cup fallout

The Starbucks manager who was fired when a cop at her shop received an order labeled “PIG,” is considering suing the coffee giant for making her a “martyr,” she told The Pos… Read full article: Fired Starbucks manager Lola Rose consid...→

Starbucks manager Lola Price says she was wrongfully fired over ‘pig’ cup scandal

Starbucks manager Lola Price says she was wrongfully fired over ‘pig’ cup scandal

A manager of the Oklahoma Starbucks where a cop received an order labeled “Pig” says she was wrongfully fired because the coffee chain was “looking for someone to take the blame,&… Read full article: Starbucks manager Lola Price says she wa...→

Professor who served in Trump administration sues university for political discrimination

Professor who served in Trump administration sues university for political discrimination

Being tapped by the president to serve in a federal post would normally be viewed as huge career boost, but Whitney Bailey says her year with the Trump administration cost her professionally, and she’s blaming it on politics. Read full article: Professor who served in Trump administra...→

Customer sues Burger King, claiming Impossible Whoppers cooked on same grill as meat burgers

Customer sues Burger King, claiming Impossible Whoppers cooked on same grill as meat burgers

A vegan customer is suing Burger King, saying the chain contaminates its Impossible Whoppers by cooking them on the same grill as their animal meat burgers. Read full article: Customer sues Burger King, claiming Impo...→

Mo'Nique Sues Netflix Over Alleged Pay Discrimination

Mo'Nique Sues Netflix Over Alleged Pay Discrimination

Comedian and actress Mo'Nique sued Netflix Thursday, alleging pay discrimination based on race and gender. Read full article: Mo'Nique Sues Netflix Over Alleged Pay D...→

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination in show offer | WTOP

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mo’Nique is suing Netflix for race and sex discrimination in its offer for a proposed comedy special. The comedian and Oscar-winning actress says Netflix offered her $500… Read full article: Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination...→

ACLU of Colorado sues prison company over death at Aurora ICE detention facility

ACLU of Colorado sues prison company over death at Aurora ICE detention facility

The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado is suing The GEO Group, which runs the immigration detention facility in Aurora, on allegations of negligence leading to the wrongful death of Kamyar … Read full article: ACLU of Colorado sues prison company ove...→

Starbucks unveils 2019 holiday cups The cups will be available starting Thursday, November 7, and the company is encouraging fans to get the reusable one 2M ago

Starbucks unveils 2019 holiday cups The cups will be available starting Thursday, November 7, and the company is encouraging fans to get the reusable one 2M ago

Updated on: November 7, 2019 / 9:34 AM / CBS News... Starbucks and the holidays go together like coffee and cream. The coffee chain announced Wednesday that their signature holiday drinks will be available starting Thursday, November 7 — and their much talked-about holiday cups are now availa Read full article: Starbucks unveils 2019 holiday cups The ...→

Ex-manager sues Starbucks for firing after arrest of 2 black men

Ex-manager sues Starbucks for firing after arrest of 2 black men

A former regional director for Starbucks is suing the company, claiming her termination was prompted by the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia store. Read full article: Ex-manager sues Starbucks for firing aft...→

Former Juul executive sues company over contaminated e-cigarette pods

Former Juul executive sues company over contaminated e-cigarette pods

A former executive at Juul Labs is suing the e-cigarette manufacturer, claiming he was retaliated against for raising concerns about contaminated nicotine pods. Read full article: Former Juul executive sues company over ...→

Facebook sues Israeli company over WhatsApp spyware | WTOP

Facebook has sued the Israeli hacker-for-hire company NSO Group for allegedly targeting some 1,400 users of its encrypted messaging service WhatsApp with highly sophisticated spyware. It appears to be… Read full article: Facebook sues Israeli company over Whats...→

Maryland sues Kushner company, alleging it fleeced renters | WTOP

Maryland sues Kushner company, alleging it fleeced renters | WTOP

The lawsuit was filed on behalf of residents living in the Baltimore and Prince George’s County apartment buildings. Read full article: Maryland sues Kushner company, alleging ...→

Former Juul user sues company after being hospitalized, placed in coma for 8 days

Former Juul user sues company after being hospitalized, placed in coma for 8 days

21-year-old Connor Evans sues JUUL after being hospitalized and intubated for difficulty breathing due to vaping. He claims the company failed to warn him about dangers. Read full article: Former Juul user sues company after bein...→

Lingerie company sues Hollywood actor for allegedly posing as talent scout

Lingerie company sues Hollywood actor for allegedly posing as talent scout

A Hollywood actor has been posing as a lingerie company’s talent scout as part of a lurid scheme to convince women to send him nudie photos, according to an explosive lawsuit by the company. Daniel… Read full article: Lingerie company sues Hollywood actor fo...→

Company sues Macomb County woman for leaving bad review on Yelp

Company sues Macomb County woman for leaving bad review on Yelp

A Macomb County woman is being sued after leaving a negative Yelp review for a local company. Read full article: Company sues Macomb County woman for lea...→

Russian man sues Apple, claiming a message sent to his iPhone converted him to homosexuality

Russian man sues Apple, claiming a message sent to his iPhone converted him to homosexuality

After being anonymously sent 69 "GayCoins" on his iPhone, a Russian man has sued Apple for "turning him gay." Read full article: Russian man sues Apple, claiming a messa...→

H-1B: East Bay company sues federal government over visa denials

H-1B: East Bay company sues federal government over visa denials

In one case, federal authorities ruled that the proposed ‘entry-level’ wage indicated the job did not qualify for the specialty occupation visa. Read full article: H-1B: East Bay company sues federal gove...→

Fired Starbucks manager Lola Rose considering lawsuit over ‘PIG’ cup fallout

Fired Starbucks manager Lola Rose considering lawsuit over ‘PIG’ cup fallout

The Starbucks manager who was fired when a cop at her shop received an order labeled “PIG,” is considering suing the coffee giant for making her a “martyr,” she told The Pos… Read full article: Fired Starbucks manager Lola Rose consid...→

DOJ Sues City Of Hesperia, San Bernardino Sheriff's Department Over Alleged Housing Discrimination

DOJ Sues City Of Hesperia, San Bernardino Sheriff's Department Over Alleged Housing Discrimination

The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit in federal court Monday alleging that the city of Hesperia and the San Bernardino Sheriff's Department discriminated against African American and Latino renters in violation of the Fair Housing Act. Read full article: DOJ Sues City Of Hesperia, San Bernardin...→

Professor who served in Trump administration sues university for political discrimination

Professor who served in Trump administration sues university for political discrimination

Being tapped by the president to serve in a federal post would normally be viewed as huge career boost, but Whitney Bailey says her year with the Trump administration cost her professionally, and she’s blaming it on politics. Read full article: Professor who served in Trump administra...→

General Motors sues FCA claiming corrupt bargaining with the UAW

General Motors sues FCA claiming corrupt bargaining with the UAW

General Motors has filed a lawsuit against Fiat Chysler Automobiles claiming that FCA engaged in corrupt bargaining with the UAW. Read full article: General Motors sues FCA claiming corrupt...→

Vegan sues Burger King claiming meatless Impossible Whopper cooked next to beef burgers

Vegan sues Burger King claiming meatless Impossible Whopper cooked next to beef burgers

A man sued Burger King Monday claiming the fast-food restaurant cooked its new meatless Impossible Whopper alongside meat products. Read full article: Vegan sues Burger King claiming meatless...→

Mo'Nique Sues Netflix Over Alleged Pay Discrimination

Mo'Nique Sues Netflix Over Alleged Pay Discrimination

Comedian and actress Mo'Nique sued Netflix Thursday, alleging pay discrimination based on race and gender. Read full article: Mo'Nique Sues Netflix Over Alleged Pay D...→

Former employee sues event-planning company, claiming anti-gay discrimination

Former employee sues event-planning company, claiming anti-gay discrimination

The lawsuit alleges the New York City event-planning agency first slashed his pay and then fired him and ostracized him in the interim. Read full article: Former employee sues event-planning comp...→

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination in show offer

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination in show offer

Mo’Nique sued Netflix on Thursday for race and sex discrimination in its offer for a proposed comedy special, accusing the streaming service of giving her a lowball offer that was part of a larger company tendency to underpay black women. Read full article: Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination...→

ACLU of Colorado sues prison company over death at Aurora ICE detention facility

ACLU of Colorado sues prison company over death at Aurora ICE detention facility

The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado is suing The GEO Group, which runs the immigration detention facility in Aurora, on allegations of negligence leading to the wrongful death of Kamyar … Read full article: ACLU of Colorado sues prison company ove...→

Woman Hurt By Falling Metal Railing In North End Sues Construction Company

Woman Hurt By Falling Metal Railing In North End Sues Construction Company

A woman who was critically hurt by metal that fell from a roof in the North End is now suing the construction company responsible for that work site. Read full article: Woman Hurt By Falling Metal Railing In N...→

Atlantic salmon-farming company sues Washington state to keep its Port Angeles site open

Atlantic salmon-farming company sues Washington state to keep its Port Angeles site open

Washington’s decision to shut down Cooke Aquaculture’s Port Angeles fish farm is being contested in a lawsuit by the Canadian fish farming corporation. Read full article: Atlantic salmon-farming company sues Was...→

Ex-manager sues Starbucks for firing after arrest of 2 black men

Ex-manager sues Starbucks for firing after arrest of 2 black men

A former regional director for Starbucks is suing the company, claiming her termination was prompted by the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia store. Read full article: Ex-manager sues Starbucks for firing aft...→

Former Center City Starbucks Manager Suing Company for Alleged Discrimination Against White People

Former Center City Starbucks Manager Suing Company for Alleged Discrimination Against White People

The former regional manager of a Center City Starbucks where two black men were arrested last year for sitting inside the store is suing the company for allegedly discriminating against white people. Read full article: Former Center City Starbucks Manager Sui...→

Former Juul Executive Sues Over Retaliation, Claims Company Knowingly Sold Tainted Nicotine Pods

Former Juul Executive Sues Over Retaliation, Claims Company Knowingly Sold Tainted Nicotine Pods

When e-cigarette market leader Juul removed its popular sweet flavors such as mango and creme from stores last year, co-founder Adam Bowen said publicly the company was willing to take a cut in sales to “do the... Read full article: Former Juul Executive Sues Over Retaliat...→

Facebook sues Israeli company over WhatsApp spyware | WTOP

Facebook has sued the Israeli hacker-for-hire company NSO Group for allegedly targeting some 1,400 users of its encrypted messaging service WhatsApp with highly sophisticated spyware. It appears to be… Read full article: Facebook sues Israeli company over Whats...→

Lehigh County residents sue Juul claiming company marketed e-cigarettes to teens

Lehigh County residents sue Juul claiming company marketed e-cigarettes to teens

Two lawsuits originating in Lehigh County have been filed against e-cigarette maker Juul claiming the company failed to warn the public about the dangers of e-cigarettes and it marketed its products to teens and young adults. Read full article: Lehigh County residents sue Juul claimin...→

Comcast executive sues company alleging anti-gay discrimination

Comcast executive sues company alleging anti-gay discrimination

A senior vice president at the media giant claimed he was denied equal pay and passed over for promotions due to his sexual orientation. Read full article: Comcast executive sues company alleging ...→

Former Juul user sues company after being hospitalized, placed in coma for 8 days

Former Juul user sues company after being hospitalized, placed in coma for 8 days

21-year-old Connor Evans sues JUUL after being hospitalized and intubated for difficulty breathing due to vaping. He claims the company failed to warn him about dangers. Read full article: Former Juul user sues company after bein...→

Disability Advocate Sues Minneapolis, Scooter Companies For ADA, Anti-Discrimination Violations

Disability Advocate Sues Minneapolis, Scooter Companies For ADA, Anti-Discrimination Violations

For many, e-scooters are a fast and fun way to get around. But for people with disabilities like Noah J. McCourt, those two wheels are terrifying. Read full article: Disability Advocate Sues Minneapolis, Sc...→

Company sues Macomb County woman for leaving bad review on Yelp

Company sues Macomb County woman for leaving bad review on Yelp

A Macomb County woman is being sued after leaving a negative Yelp review for a local company. Read full article: Company sues Macomb County woman for lea...→

Ex-assistant sues Robert De Niro for $12 million over claims of discrimination and verbal harassment

Ex-assistant sues Robert De Niro for $12 million over claims of discrimination and verbal harassment

A profanity-laced voicemail from the Oscar-winning actor has surfaced from a woman who worked with De Niro when she was 25 years old Read full article: Ex-assistant sues Robert De Niro for $12...→

Au Cheval's Brendan Sodikoff sues manager of Three Arts Club

The restaurateur is asking for over half a million dollars in severance pay from RH, formerly Restoration Hardware Read full article: Au Cheval's Brendan Sodikoff sues manage...→

Lisa Page sues DOJ, FBI, claiming they sought Trump's favor by disclosing her texts

Lisa Page sues DOJ, FBI, claiming they sought Trump's favor by disclosing her texts

Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page has sued the Justice Department and FBI over the release of her texts with former FBI agent Peter Strzok. Read full article: Lisa Page sues DOJ, FBI, claiming they s...→

Starbucks Manager Claims She Was Wrongfully Fired over ‘PIG’ Incident

Starbucks Manager Claims She Was Wrongfully Fired over ‘PIG’ Incident

The manager of an Oklahoma Starbucks where a police officer received a cup with the word "pig" scrawled on it says she was wrongfully fired. Read full article: Starbucks Manager Claims She Was Wrongfu...→

Starbucks manager Lola Price says she was wrongfully fired over ‘pig’ cup scandal

Starbucks manager Lola Price says she was wrongfully fired over ‘pig’ cup scandal

A manager of the Oklahoma Starbucks where a cop received an order labeled “Pig” says she was wrongfully fired because the coffee chain was “looking for someone to take the blame,&… Read full article: Starbucks manager Lola Price says she wa...→

Veteran-owned coffee company donates to Oklahoma police bashed by Starbucks barista

Veteran-owned coffee company donates to Oklahoma police bashed by Starbucks barista

After an Oklahoma police officer received a derogatory message on his Starbucks cup on Thanksgiving, a Veteran-owned coffee company is stepping up to honor that police department. Read full article: Veteran-owned coffee company donates to ...→

Jussie Smollett Sues Chicago, Claiming He Was the Victim of a Malicious Prosecution

Jussie Smollett Sues Chicago, Claiming He Was the Victim of a Malicious Prosecution

Former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett says his $10,000 payment after the close of a criminal case should prevent Chicago from seeking reimbursement for a police investigation of his claim that he was a victim of a racist and homophobic attack. Read full article: Jussie Smollett Sues Chicago, Claiming H...→

Customer sues Burger King, claiming Impossible Whoppers cooked on same grill as meat burgers

Customer sues Burger King, claiming Impossible Whoppers cooked on same grill as meat burgers

A vegan customer is suing Burger King, saying the chain contaminates its Impossible Whoppers by cooking them on the same grill as their animal meat burgers. Read full article: Customer sues Burger King, claiming Impo...→

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for race, sex discrimination in show offer

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for race, sex discrimination in show offer

Mo’Nique sued Netflix on Thursday for race and sex discrimination in its offer for a proposed comedy special, accusing the streaming service of giving her a lowball offer that was part of a l… Read full article: Mo’Nique sues Netflix for race, sex disc...→

Actress Mo'Nique Sues Netflix, Alleging Racial and Gender Discrimination

Actress Mo'Nique Sues Netflix, Alleging Racial and Gender Discrimination

Oscar-winning actress and stand-up comedienne Mo'Nique has filed a lawsuit against Netflix, alleging that the streamer engaged in racial and gender discrimination when it attempted to underpay her for a stand-up special while offering other comedians more money. Read full article: Actress Mo'Nique Sues Netflix, Alleging ...→

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination in show offer | WTOP

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mo’Nique is suing Netflix for race and sex discrimination in its offer for a proposed comedy special. The comedian and Oscar-winning actress says Netflix offered her $500… Read full article: Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination...→

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination in show offer

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination in show offer

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for race and sex discrimination in its offer for a proposed comedy special Read full article: Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination...→

U.S. sues Gilead, claiming it owns HIV PrEP patent

U.S. sues Gilead, claiming it owns HIV PrEP patent

The Department of Health and Human Services is suing Gilead Sciences over the patent rights to Truvada, the HIV prevention drug better known as PrEP. Read full article: U.S. sues Gilead, claiming it owns HIV P...→

Starbucks unveils 2019 holiday cups The cups will be available starting Thursday, November 7, and the company is encouraging fans to get the reusable one 2M ago

Starbucks unveils 2019 holiday cups The cups will be available starting Thursday, November 7, and the company is encouraging fans to get the reusable one 2M ago

Updated on: November 7, 2019 / 9:34 AM / CBS News... Starbucks and the holidays go together like coffee and cream. The coffee chain announced Wednesday that their signature holiday drinks will be available starting Thursday, November 7 — and their much talked-about holiday cups are now availa Read full article: Starbucks unveils 2019 holiday cups The ...→

White Starbucks manager claims racial bias in her firing after arrests of 2 black men

White Starbucks manager claims racial bias in her firing after arrests of 2 black men

The white, former regional manager claims racial discrimination in her firing, which came after the arrests of two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks sparked protests. Read full article: White Starbucks manager claims racial bi...→

Former Juul executive sues company over contaminated e-cigarette pods

Former Juul executive sues company over contaminated e-cigarette pods

A former executive at Juul Labs is suing the e-cigarette manufacturer, claiming he was retaliated against for raising concerns about contaminated nicotine pods. Read full article: Former Juul executive sues company over ...→

Facebook sues Israeli company over WhatsApp spyware

"It targeted at least 100 human-rights defenders, journalists and other members of civil society across the world," the head of WhatsApp, Will Cathart, wrote in an op-ed published by The Washington Post.... NSO Group issued a statement in which it did not directly deny hacking WhatsApp but which said it disputed the allegations and vowed to "vigorously fight them." Read full article: Facebook sues Israeli company over Whats...→

Brewing company closes Detroit taproom after racial discrimination lawsuit

Brewing company closes Detroit taproom after racial discrimination lawsuit

Tracy Evans, who is black, alleged that he was called the N-word and denied a promotion because of his race. Read full article: Brewing company closes Detroit taproom a...→

Maryland sues Kushner company, alleging it fleeced renters | WTOP

Maryland sues Kushner company, alleging it fleeced renters | WTOP

The lawsuit was filed on behalf of residents living in the Baltimore and Prince George’s County apartment buildings. Read full article: Maryland sues Kushner company, alleging ...→

‘I don’t know his DNA’: Craft brewery manager says he can’t confirm black employee’s race in discrimination lawsuit

‘I don’t know his DNA’: Craft brewery manager says he can’t confirm black employee’s race in discrimination lawsuit

Tracy Evans is black.... He was black enough to become one of the first employees of color at Founders Brewing Co., a famed craft brewery in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His race was never a question when a co-worker called him the n-word, he said, or when he started sp Read full article: ‘I don’t know his DNA’: Craft brewery ma...→

King County sues e-cigarette company Juul, claiming it targeted young people

King County sues e-cigarette company Juul, claiming it targeted young people

The suit, filed in federal court in Seattle, asserts that Juul Labs Inc. enticed young people by promoting flavored vaping products and getting endorsements from social media influencers. Read full article: King County sues e-cigarette company Juu...→

Lingerie company sues Hollywood actor for allegedly posing as talent scout

Lingerie company sues Hollywood actor for allegedly posing as talent scout

A Hollywood actor has been posing as a lingerie company’s talent scout as part of a lurid scheme to convince women to send him nudie photos, according to an explosive lawsuit by the company. Daniel… Read full article: Lingerie company sues Hollywood actor fo...→

Company sues Michigan woman for leaving bad review on Yelp

Company sues Michigan woman for leaving bad review on Yelp

A Macomb County, Michigan, woman is being sued after leaving a negative Yelp review for a local company. Read full article: Company sues Michigan woman for leaving ...→

Russian man sues Apple, claiming a message sent to his iPhone converted him to homosexuality

Russian man sues Apple, claiming a message sent to his iPhone converted him to homosexuality

After being anonymously sent 69 "GayCoins" on his iPhone, a Russian man has sued Apple for "turning him gay." Read full article: Russian man sues Apple, claiming a messa...→

H-1B: East Bay company sues federal government over visa denials

H-1B: East Bay company sues federal government over visa denials

In one case, federal authorities ruled that the proposed ‘entry-level’ wage indicated the job did not qualify for the specialty occupation visa. Read full article: H-1B: East Bay company sues federal gove...→

Lisa Page sues DOJ, FBI, claiming they sought Trump's favor by disclosing her texts

Lisa Page sues DOJ, FBI, claiming they sought Trump's favor by disclosing her texts

Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page has sued the Justice Department and FBI over the release of her texts with former FBI agent Peter Strzok. Read full article: Lisa Page sues DOJ, FBI, claiming they s...→

Fired Starbucks manager Lola Rose considering lawsuit over ‘PIG’ cup fallout

Fired Starbucks manager Lola Rose considering lawsuit over ‘PIG’ cup fallout

The Starbucks manager who was fired when a cop at her shop received an order labeled “PIG,” is considering suing the coffee giant for making her a “martyr,” she told The Pos… Read full article: Fired Starbucks manager Lola Rose consid...→

Starbucks Manager Claims She Was Wrongfully Fired over ‘PIG’ Incident

Starbucks Manager Claims She Was Wrongfully Fired over ‘PIG’ Incident

The manager of an Oklahoma Starbucks where a police officer received a cup with the word "pig" scrawled on it says she was wrongfully fired. Read full article: Starbucks Manager Claims She Was Wrongfu...→

Starbucks manager Lola Price says she was wrongfully fired over ‘pig’ cup scandal

Starbucks manager Lola Price says she was wrongfully fired over ‘pig’ cup scandal

A manager of the Oklahoma Starbucks where a cop received an order labeled “Pig” says she was wrongfully fired because the coffee chain was “looking for someone to take the blame,&… Read full article: Starbucks manager Lola Price says she wa...→

DOJ Sues City Of Hesperia, San Bernardino Sheriff's Department Over Alleged Housing Discrimination

DOJ Sues City Of Hesperia, San Bernardino Sheriff's Department Over Alleged Housing Discrimination

The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit in federal court Monday alleging that the city of Hesperia and the San Bernardino Sheriff's Department discriminated against African American and Latino renters in violation of the Fair Housing Act. Read full article: DOJ Sues City Of Hesperia, San Bernardin...→

Veteran-owned coffee company donates to Oklahoma police bashed by Starbucks barista

Veteran-owned coffee company donates to Oklahoma police bashed by Starbucks barista

After an Oklahoma police officer received a derogatory message on his Starbucks cup on Thanksgiving, a Veteran-owned coffee company is stepping up to honor that police department. Read full article: Veteran-owned coffee company donates to ...→

Professor who served in Trump administration sues university for political discrimination

Professor who served in Trump administration sues university for political discrimination

Being tapped by the president to serve in a federal post would normally be viewed as huge career boost, but Whitney Bailey says her year with the Trump administration cost her professionally, and she’s blaming it on politics. Read full article: Professor who served in Trump administra...→

Jussie Smollett Sues Chicago, Claiming He Was the Victim of a Malicious Prosecution

Jussie Smollett Sues Chicago, Claiming He Was the Victim of a Malicious Prosecution

Former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett says his $10,000 payment after the close of a criminal case should prevent Chicago from seeking reimbursement for a police investigation of his claim that he was a victim of a racist and homophobic attack. Read full article: Jussie Smollett Sues Chicago, Claiming H...→

General Motors sues FCA claiming corrupt bargaining with the UAW

General Motors sues FCA claiming corrupt bargaining with the UAW

General Motors has filed a lawsuit against Fiat Chysler Automobiles claiming that FCA engaged in corrupt bargaining with the UAW. Read full article: General Motors sues FCA claiming corrupt...→

Customer sues Burger King, claiming Impossible Whoppers cooked on same grill as meat burgers

Customer sues Burger King, claiming Impossible Whoppers cooked on same grill as meat burgers

A vegan customer is suing Burger King, saying the chain contaminates its Impossible Whoppers by cooking them on the same grill as their animal meat burgers. Read full article: Customer sues Burger King, claiming Impo...→

Vegan sues Burger King claiming meatless Impossible Whopper cooked next to beef burgers

Vegan sues Burger King claiming meatless Impossible Whopper cooked next to beef burgers

A man sued Burger King Monday claiming the fast-food restaurant cooked its new meatless Impossible Whopper alongside meat products. Read full article: Vegan sues Burger King claiming meatless...→

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for race, sex discrimination in show offer

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for race, sex discrimination in show offer

Mo’Nique sued Netflix on Thursday for race and sex discrimination in its offer for a proposed comedy special, accusing the streaming service of giving her a lowball offer that was part of a l… Read full article: Mo’Nique sues Netflix for race, sex disc...→

Mo'Nique Sues Netflix Over Alleged Pay Discrimination

Mo'Nique Sues Netflix Over Alleged Pay Discrimination

Comedian and actress Mo'Nique sued Netflix Thursday, alleging pay discrimination based on race and gender. Read full article: Mo'Nique Sues Netflix Over Alleged Pay D...→

Actress Mo'Nique Sues Netflix, Alleging Racial and Gender Discrimination

Actress Mo'Nique Sues Netflix, Alleging Racial and Gender Discrimination

Oscar-winning actress and stand-up comedienne Mo'Nique has filed a lawsuit against Netflix, alleging that the streamer engaged in racial and gender discrimination when it attempted to underpay her for a stand-up special while offering other comedians more money. Read full article: Actress Mo'Nique Sues Netflix, Alleging ...→

Former employee sues event-planning company, claiming anti-gay discrimination

Former employee sues event-planning company, claiming anti-gay discrimination

The lawsuit alleges the New York City event-planning agency first slashed his pay and then fired him and ostracized him in the interim. Read full article: Former employee sues event-planning comp...→

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination in show offer | WTOP

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mo’Nique is suing Netflix for race and sex discrimination in its offer for a proposed comedy special. The comedian and Oscar-winning actress says Netflix offered her $500… Read full article: Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination...→

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination in show offer

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination in show offer

Mo’Nique sued Netflix on Thursday for race and sex discrimination in its offer for a proposed comedy special, accusing the streaming service of giving her a lowball offer that was part of a larger company tendency to underpay black women. Read full article: Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination...→

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination in show offer

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination in show offer

Mo’Nique sues Netflix for race and sex discrimination in its offer for a proposed comedy special Read full article: Mo’Nique sues Netflix for discrimination...→

ACLU of Colorado sues prison company over death at Aurora ICE detention facility

ACLU of Colorado sues prison company over death at Aurora ICE detention facility

The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado is suing The GEO Group, which runs the immigration detention facility in Aurora, on allegations of negligence leading to the wrongful death of Kamyar … Read full article: ACLU of Colorado sues prison company ove...→

U.S. sues Gilead, claiming it owns HIV PrEP patent

U.S. sues Gilead, claiming it owns HIV PrEP patent

The Department of Health and Human Services is suing Gilead Sciences over the patent rights to Truvada, the HIV prevention drug better known as PrEP. Read full article: U.S. sues Gilead, claiming it owns HIV P...→

Woman Hurt By Falling Metal Railing In North End Sues Construction Company

Woman Hurt By Falling Metal Railing In North End Sues Construction Company

A woman who was critically hurt by metal that fell from a roof in the North End is now suing the construction company responsible for that work site. Read full article: Woman Hurt By Falling Metal Railing In N...→

Starbucks unveils 2019 holiday cups The cups will be available starting Thursday, November 7, and the company is encouraging fans to get the reusable one 2M ago

Starbucks unveils 2019 holiday cups The cups will be available starting Thursday, November 7, and the company is encouraging fans to get the reusable one 2M ago

Updated on: November 7, 2019 / 9:34 AM / CBS News... Starbucks and the holidays go together like coffee and cream. The coffee chain announced Wednesday that their signature holiday drinks will be available starting Thursday, November 7 — and their much talked-about holiday cups are now availa Read full article: Starbucks unveils 2019 holiday cups The ...→

Atlantic salmon-farming company sues Washington state to keep its Port Angeles site open

Atlantic salmon-farming company sues Washington state to keep its Port Angeles site open

Washington’s decision to shut down Cooke Aquaculture’s Port Angeles fish farm is being contested in a lawsuit by the Canadian fish farming corporation. Read full article: Atlantic salmon-farming company sues Was...→

Ex-manager sues Starbucks for firing after arrest of 2 black men

Ex-manager sues Starbucks for firing after arrest of 2 black men

A former regional director for Starbucks is suing the company, claiming her termination was prompted by the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia store. Read full article: Ex-manager sues Starbucks for firing aft...→

White Starbucks manager claims racial bias in her firing after arrests of 2 black men

White Starbucks manager claims racial bias in her firing after arrests of 2 black men

The white, former regional manager claims racial discrimination in her firing, which came after the arrests of two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks sparked protests. Read full article: White Starbucks manager claims racial bi...→

Former Center City Starbucks Manager Suing Company for Alleged Discrimination Against White People

Former Center City Starbucks Manager Suing Company for Alleged Discrimination Against White People

The former regional manager of a Center City Starbucks where two black men were arrested last year for sitting inside the store is suing the company for allegedly discriminating against white people. Read full article: Former Center City Starbucks Manager Sui...→

Former Juul executive sues company over contaminated e-cigarette pods

Former Juul executive sues company over contaminated e-cigarette pods

A former executive at Juul Labs is suing the e-cigarette manufacturer, claiming he was retaliated against for raising concerns about contaminated nicotine pods. Read full article: Former Juul executive sues company over ...→

Former Juul Executive Sues Over Retaliation, Claims Company Knowingly Sold Tainted Nicotine Pods

Former Juul Executive Sues Over Retaliation, Claims Company Knowingly Sold Tainted Nicotine Pods

When e-cigarette market leader Juul removed its popular sweet flavors such as mango and creme from stores last year, co-founder Adam Bowen said publicly the company was willing to take a cut in sales to “do the... Read full article: Former Juul Executive Sues Over Retaliat...→

Facebook sues Israeli company over WhatsApp spyware

"It targeted at least 100 human-rights defenders, journalists and other members of civil society across the world," the head of WhatsApp, Will Cathart, wrote in an op-ed published by The Washington Post.... NSO Group issued a statement in which it did not directly deny hacking WhatsApp but which said it disputed the allegations and vowed to "vigorously fight them." Read full article: Facebook sues Israeli company over Whats...→

Facebook sues Israeli company over WhatsApp spyware | WTOP

Facebook has sued the Israeli hacker-for-hire company NSO Group for allegedly targeting some 1,400 users of its encrypted messaging service WhatsApp with highly sophisticated spyware. It appears to be… Read full article: Facebook sues Israeli company over Whats...→

Brewing company closes Detroit taproom after racial discrimination lawsuit

Brewing company closes Detroit taproom after racial discrimination lawsuit

Tracy Evans, who is black, alleged that he was called the N-word and denied a promotion because of his race. Read full article: Brewing company closes Detroit taproom a...→

Lehigh County residents sue Juul claiming company marketed e-cigarettes to teens

Lehigh County residents sue Juul claiming company marketed e-cigarettes to teens

Two lawsuits originating in Lehigh County have been filed against e-cigarette maker Juul claiming the company failed to warn the public about the dangers of e-cigarettes and it marketed its products to teens and young adults. Read full article: Lehigh County residents sue Juul claimin...→

Maryland sues Kushner company, alleging it fleeced renters | WTOP

Maryland sues Kushner company, alleging it fleeced renters | WTOP

The lawsuit was filed on behalf of residents living in the Baltimore and Prince George’s County apartment buildings. Read full article: Maryland sues Kushner company, alleging ...→

Comcast executive sues company alleging anti-gay discrimination

Comcast executive sues company alleging anti-gay discrimination

A senior vice president at the media giant claimed he was denied equal pay and passed over for promotions due to his sexual orientation. Read full article: Comcast executive sues company alleging ...→

‘I don’t know his DNA’: Craft brewery manager says he can’t confirm black employee’s race in discrimination lawsuit

‘I don’t know his DNA’: Craft brewery manager says he can’t confirm black employee’s race in discrimination lawsuit

Tracy Evans is black.... He was black enough to become one of the first employees of color at Founders Brewing Co., a famed craft brewery in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His race was never a question when a co-worker called him the n-word, he said, or when he started sp Read full article: ‘I don’t know his DNA’: Craft brewery ma...→

Former Juul user sues company after being hospitalized, placed in coma for 8 days

Former Juul user sues company after being hospitalized, placed in coma for 8 days

21-year-old Connor Evans sues JUUL after being hospitalized and intubated for difficulty breathing due to vaping. He claims the company failed to warn him about dangers. Read full article: Former Juul user sues company after bein...→

King County sues e-cigarette company Juul, claiming it targeted young people

King County sues e-cigarette company Juul, claiming it targeted young people

The suit, filed in federal court in Seattle, asserts that Juul Labs Inc. enticed young people by promoting flavored vaping products and getting endorsements from social media influencers. Read full article: King County sues e-cigarette company Juu...→

Disability Advocate Sues Minneapolis, Scooter Companies For ADA, Anti-Discrimination Violations

Disability Advocate Sues Minneapolis, Scooter Companies For ADA, Anti-Discrimination Violations

For many, e-scooters are a fast and fun way to get around. But for people with disabilities like Noah J. McCourt, those two wheels are terrifying. Read full article: Disability Advocate Sues Minneapolis, Sc...→

Lingerie company sues Hollywood actor for allegedly posing as talent scout

Lingerie company sues Hollywood actor for allegedly posing as talent scout

A Hollywood actor has been posing as a lingerie company’s talent scout as part of a lurid scheme to convince women to send him nudie photos, according to an explosive lawsuit by the company. Daniel… Read full article: Lingerie company sues Hollywood actor fo...→

Company sues Michigan woman for leaving bad review on Yelp

Company sues Michigan woman for leaving bad review on Yelp

A Macomb County, Michigan, woman is being sued after leaving a negative Yelp review for a local company. Read full article: Company sues Michigan woman for leaving ...→

Company sues Macomb County woman for leaving bad review on Yelp

Company sues Macomb County woman for leaving bad review on Yelp

A Macomb County woman is being sued after leaving a negative Yelp review for a local company. Read full article: Company sues Macomb County woman for lea...→

Ex-assistant sues Robert De Niro for $12 million over claims of discrimination and verbal harassment

Ex-assistant sues Robert De Niro for $12 million over claims of discrimination and verbal harassment

A profanity-laced voicemail from the Oscar-winning actor has surfaced from a woman who worked with De Niro when she was 25 years old Read full article: Ex-assistant sues Robert De Niro for $12...→

Russian man sues Apple, claiming a message sent to his iPhone converted him to homosexuality

Russian man sues Apple, claiming a message sent to his iPhone converted him to homosexuality

After being anonymously sent 69 "GayCoins" on his iPhone, a Russian man has sued Apple for "turning him gay." Read full article: Russian man sues Apple, claiming a messa...→

Au Cheval's Brendan Sodikoff sues manager of Three Arts Club

The restaurateur is asking for over half a million dollars in severance pay from RH, formerly Restoration Hardware Read full article: Au Cheval's Brendan Sodikoff sues manage...→