HealthyWorkplaces would be appropriate for receipt of Cy Pres funds in the following types of class action lawsuits:

 

  • Wage and hour violations (misclassification, overtime, off-the-clock work, minimum wage)
  • Race, Gender, Religion, Disability, Pregnancy, Veterans, National Origin, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Gender Expression and Age discrimination in hiring, termination, advancement, compensation, vacation and other employment decisions
  • Toxic material spills, releases, and exposures
  • Occupational health and safety violations
  • Genetic information
  • Reasonable accommodation claims
  • Sexual harassment, hostile work environment claims
  • Workers compensation claims
  • Work-related accidents and injuries
  • Work-related diseases and death claims
  • Wrongful termination claims
  • Retaliation claims
  • Meal and rest breaks violations
  • Leaves of absence, PTO
  • Hate crimes, workplace violence
  • NLRB violations
  • Social network violations
  • Whistleblower claims
  • First Amendment rights violations
  • Collective bargaining agreements
  • Equal Protection Clause violations

Refer to our Cy Pres Funds Allocation To HealthyWorkplaces document for more information about the Center’s mission, research, and relevance (link to PDF opens in new window).