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Judge trims class action vs Dollar General over aloe vera gel alleged not to contain aloe vera

By Scott Holland | Jun 21, 2017

A federal judge has burned off two of three counts in a class action complaint facing Dollar General over claims the retailer’s aloe vera cooling gel didn’t actually contain aloe vera.

Dollar General ruling strengthens EEOC's hand to widen discrimination claims into 'fishing expeditions'

By Mike Helenthal | Apr 24, 2017

The ruling of a Chicago federal judge in favor of an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission enforcement case against retail giant Dollar General will strengthen the EEOC’s hand in bids to widen single claims of employment discrimination into "company-wide fishing expeditions," say two Chicago attorneys and labor law experts.

Judge: Dollar General can't stop EEOC action over alleged discriminatory job screening practices

By Jonathan Bilyk | Apr 12, 2017

Dollar General has suffered another setback in its attempt to beat back a long-running federal investigation into job screening practices allegedly set up to screen out African American applicants, as a Chicago federal judge ruled the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission didn’t overstep in initiating an enforcement action against the retailer, even after the federal agency pulled the plug on the required pre-enforcement settlement process.

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