According to the Sacramento Bee story, Black LA Firefighter awarded $1.1 million in bias suit, Jabari S. Jumaane has finally won his lawsuit against his employer, after 7 weeks on trial.
An earlier trial went against Jumaane, but on appeal, the court ruled that jury misconduct had occurred and threw out the verdict. Jumaane [...]
A teacher in California has filed suit claiming discrimination according to this story in Huff Post Los Angeles: Lesbian Teacher Says She Was Fired for Helping LGBT Students.
A young lesbian English teacher named Julia Frost is suing the San Bernardino Unified School System in Superior Court, claiming that she was terminated because she [...]
In the consolidated cases of Warren v. Fulton County and Colon v. Fulton County, the Georgia Supreme Court today issued an order that strengthens our state’s whistleblower statute, by clarifying whether employees of local and county governments have the same protections afforded to state employees.
The Georgia Court of Appeals had previously [...]
Should biological dads get the same amount of paid paternity leave as their wives get maternity leave after a child is born? Josh Levs wants the same 10 weeks of leave as his wife, and has filed an EEOC complaint for that reason, according to this story, Former WABE Reporter Josh Levs, Now with [...]
A New Mexico Man has filed a lawsuit in Federal Court claiming he was the victim of overzealous police searching for drugs, as reported in Federal lawsuit claims anal probe was unethically conducted by NM police, doctors.
The man searched last January was David Eckert, and he claims the police in Deming, New Mexico [...]
San Francisco firefighters won a multimillion dollar age discrimination lawsuit recently, according to this story: San Francisco Firefighters Awarded 3.7$ Million in Age Discrimination Suit.
The 15 firefighters who will share the award based their suit on a test they took to be promoted to lieutenant in 2008. They had all worked and studied [...]
According to the Chicago Tribune story, Des Plaines police officer sues department, alleges sexual harassment, bias, former police officer Lori Matula claims she was sexually harassed while working for the Des Plaines Illinois police department.
Matula has filed suit against “the city, current police Chief William Kushner, former Chief James Prandini, former Acting Chief [...]
An African-American doctor in Ohio has been awarded $3.7 million according to Doctor awarded 3.7 million from Mt. Carmel, three other physicians.
The doctor, Dr. Vincent L. Guinn, had filed a civil lawsuit against Mount Carmel and Drs. Michael R. Murnane, Barney B. Beaver and Thomas R. Alexis.
In 2007-08 Dr. Guinn’s privileges at [...]
An Illinois woman arrested for DUI has filed suit against LaSalle County because officers violated her rights, according to the Chicago Tribune story, Woman sues LaSalle county over strip-search.
Dana Holmes, a 33 year old store clerk, was stopped on May 18th 2013 on her way home from a wedding because she appeared to [...]
The Americans With Disabilities Act [ADA] means that employers can’t discriminate against someone who is disabled, or who has a record of a prior disability.
Unfortunately, there are suits filed frequently against companies who violate the ADA.
According to Georgia Power Company Sued by EEOC for Disability Discrimination, Georgia Power [also known as Southern [...]
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