The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in Jantz v. Social Security Administration, has preliminarily approved a class-wide settlement on behalf a class of over 570 current and former SSA employees with disabilities. The Settlement Agreement provides for sweeping improvements to SSA’s policies and processes impacting the careers of employees with disabilities, including substantial monetary relief in the amount of $9.98 million and significant programmatic changes at SSA that are approximately valued at an additional $20 million. For more information, please read the Notice of Settlement and Press Release.
The Court has approved a class action settlement in Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled v. City of New York. For more information about the settlement and your rights, please read the Notice of Settlement of Class Action Lawsuit. You can also read the Court's opinion and the settlement agreement.
DRA and Redbox have reached a class-action settlement that will result in accessibility improvements to Redbox DVD and video game rental kiosks throughout California for blind and visually-impaired customers! The agreement also provides monetary relief to eligible class members. You can click HERE to read the Notice of Proposed Class Settlement and learn more about your rights (click HERE for the short version or HERE for the large print version).
You can read more about how to file claims for monetary damages under the agreement or opt out of the claims process at www.lighthouseredboxsettlement.com.