WASHINGTON - Congress is close to making it easier for corporations to dodge many of the class-action lawsuits that businesses say are bankrupting them while rewarding lawyers and doing little to help victims.
Alia Vibe: Sheesh, the AP isn't even trying to obscure their bias anymore: "to dodge"? I hope this law passes. I do believe in rightful lawsuit. But for crying out loud; most all these class-action suits are extortion-by-another-name. SteelPoint, Richmond, CA: Class-action suited. Forms appeared in the newspapers for folks to join in. You ready for requirements, here? If you never even applied for a job because you THOUGHT or FELT you might be "discriminated against", then you were fully qualified to get in on the suit. It's also happened at some prisons. You didn't even have to work there, or even to have applied for job.
It's a retro-kinda thinking. "Sheez, you know hon, come to think of it, I did see an ad in the paper a few years back and they (that company/public entity) were trying to hire; but I just.. I dunno, I just didn't "feel" like it, that day.