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Gender Discrimination

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The complaint claims that “in 1994, the State of California estimated that the average woman is charged an extra $1,351.00 per year, simply for being a woman…” How so? Women are often charged more than men for exactly the same product or service. In this class action, the complaint alleges that GreenTree Cleaners, Inc., doing business as Hope Cleaners, charges women more than men for the exact same cleaning services.

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What’s the Pink Tax? It’s the extra amount charged on women’s products as compared to similar products for men. The complaint for this class action alleges that a number of companies are guilty of this gender-based price discrimination, including Conopco, Inc. (Unilever), Walgreen Co., CVS Pharmacy, Inc., Walmart, Inc. Target Corporation, Schnuck Markets, Inc., and Dierbergs Markets, Inc.

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Does YouTube allow free speech? Should free speech include hate speech? The complaint for this class action alleges that YouTube is guilty of “discrimination, fraud, unfair and deceptive business practices, unlawful restraint of speech, and breach of consumer contract rights” for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, or queer persons. As defendants, the complaint names both YouTube and its parent company Google.

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The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that they and other customers of the bar area at WDI’s Tony Roma’s restaurant who purchased drinks from Tony Roma’s Happy Hour menu during the Ladies Night promotions held there for the period from April 1, 2012 to May 31, 2013, were treated unequally by paying different prices for drinks their based on their gender.