A 7-Eleven franchise association (FOAGLA, Inc.) comprising more than 1200 franchisee members, and five individual franchisees, brought suit in the Eastern District of California against 7-Eleven, Inc.
Links to the initial complaint and associated documents are posted below.
Read an overview of the suit here: 7-ELEVEN Franchise Lawsuit Alleges Exploitation of 7-11 Franchise Owners
See the protest video inspired by the lawsuit: 7-ELEVEN Franchise Blues – A Protest Song
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA – EASTERN DIVISION
FOAGLA, INC., a California corporation, on behalf of itself and the Bakersfield FOA, the Central California FOA, Inc., the Central Valley FOA, the Greater Bay FOA, the Joe Saraceno FOA, the Northern California FOA, the San Diego FOA, the Sacramento Valley FOA, the Sierra FOA, Cal-Neva FOA, Inc., and the San Francisco-Monterrey Bay FOA; and Jas Dhillon, an individual; Gurtar Sandhu, an individual; Serge Haitayan, an individual; Ray Dhaliwal, an individual; Tarlochan Rangi, an individual; and John Does 1-1000 who are similarly situated California individual 7-Eleven franchise owners, Plaintiffs,
7-ELEVEN, INC., a Texas corporation, Defendant.
VERIFIED COMPLAINT FOR:
1. Racial Discrimination in Violation of 42 U.S.C. §1981 and California Civil Code § 51, et seq.
2. Invasion of Privacy and Illegal Surveillance
3. Retaliation Against Franchisees in Violation of California Franchise Relations Act § 20021
4. Misclassification of Employment Relationship
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