Report Fraud About Us What We Do

Learn All About the Peloton Class Action Lawsuit Consider the Consumer

Class Actions

Learn All About the Peloton Class Action Lawsuit

Peloton Slapped with Lawsuit for Lack of Closed Captions on its Videos

Hard-of-hearing individuals and persons who have completely lost their sense of hearing are allegedly maltreated and discriminated against by not being offered closed captions in videos being offered by an exercise equipment and media company, a recent Peloton Class Action Lawsuit claims.

The company being sued, Peloton Interactive Inc., is a publicly-traded business entity in NASDAQ. Peloton offers a mobile application that is available for users to download on their mobile smartphone devices. 

The Peloton app features different offerings such as workout videos, virtual classes, etc. which are readily available to the app’s users. However, the lack of the option to include closed captions on these videos was questioned by a deaf Peloton patron for being discriminatory, ergo violating New York state and city human rights laws. 

The plaintiff claims in their suit that there are guidelines readily available on the Internet which the company could’ve tapped into and integrated into their system yet they still chose not to. Having closed captions could have helped hard-of-hearing and deaf users of the app have the freedom to consume independently the services provided by Peloton. 

The lack thereof forces individuals with a lessened sense of hearing to ask for help from a family member or friend, or even have an interpreter with them in order for them to fully understand the videos they are watching. 

Editor’s note on the Peloton Class Action Lawsuit:

This news feature is created to keep you in the know and inform you of the discrimination allegations made against Peloton. If you have any questions or queries regarding this piece of news and its updates, do please send us a message by clicking the ‘Contact Us’ button below! We’d love to hear back from you. 

Contact Us

For further information, don’t hesitate to contact us via email at Outreach@ConsiderTheConsumer.com, find us on Twitter or Facebook, or even connect with us directly on our website! We look forward to hearing from you all.

Similarly, please check out our current list of Class Actions and Class Action Investigations, here.

Interested in articles like these? Become a subscriber below!

Interested in posts like these? Stay up to date with our newsletter!

No thoughts on “Learn All About the Peloton Class Action Lawsuit” yet. Be the first to speak your mind!

Leave a Reply