California Judge Allows 6,000 Black Tesla Workers to Pursue Class-Action Lawsuit over Racism Allegations

FREMONT, California – A California judge has issued a tentative ruling allowing nearly 6,000 Black workers from Tesla Inc.’s factory to collectively sue the car maker over allegations of racial discrimination. The judge, Noël Wise of Alameda County Superior Court, believes the workers should proceed with a class-action status due to Tesla’s alleged failure to protect them from racism. The ruling recognizes the company’s “pattern or practice” of neglecting to take necessary measures to prevent discrimination as a common issue for all Black employees at the Fremont plant. Tesla has until Thursday to contest the … Read more

Indiana Democrat Abandons Reelection Campaign to Pursue County Judge Position

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Indiana state Representative Ryan Hatfield, a Democrat from Evansville, has announced that he will not seek re-election this fall. Instead, Hatfield will be running for a county judge position in Vanderburgh County. Hatfield has represented House District 77 in southern Indiana since 2016. In a statement, Hatfield expressed his motivation to run for the judge position, saying, “Serving as Circuit Court Judge provides a unique opportunity to directly contribute to the fair and just resolution of legal matters that impact the lives of individuals and families in our community.” As the ranking … Read more

Georgia Poll Workers Granted Permission to Pursue $148 Million Lawsuit Against Rudy Giuliani for False Accusations

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Washington, D.C. has cleared the way for two Georgia poll workers to pursue legal action against Rudy Giuliani, seeking $148 million in damages. The workers claim that Giuliani falsely accused them of voter fraud during the 2020 election. In a ruling issued on Wednesday, the judge granted the poll workers permission to move forward with their lawsuit against the former New York City mayor. The decision comes after Giuliani’s legal team attempted to have the case dismissed. The poll workers allege that Giuliani made false and defamatory statements … Read more