According to the Sacramento Bee story, Black LA Firefighter awarded $1.1 million in bias suit, Jabari S. Jumaane has finally won his lawsuit against his employer, after 7 weeks on trial.
An earlier trial went against Jumaane, but on appeal, the court ruled that jury misconduct had occurred and threw out the verdict. Jumaane [...]
A teacher in California has filed suit claiming discrimination according to this story in Huff Post Los Angeles: Lesbian Teacher Says She Was Fired for Helping LGBT Students.
A young lesbian English teacher named Julia Frost is suing the San Bernardino Unified School System in Superior Court, claiming that she was terminated because she [...]
Should biological dads get the same amount of paid paternity leave as their wives get maternity leave after a child is born? Josh Levs wants the same 10 weeks of leave as his wife, and has filed an EEOC complaint for that reason, according to this story, Former WABE Reporter Josh Levs, Now with [...]
San Francisco firefighters won a multimillion dollar age discrimination lawsuit recently, according to this story: San Francisco Firefighters Awarded 3.7$ 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 [...]
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 [...]
According to the blog for Lambda Legal, a transgender woman in South Dakota, Cori McCreery, has been won her fight for workplace equality for transgendered people.
Lambda’s blog, Victory! Lambda Legal Helps S.C. Transgender Employee Win Landmark Settlement details the case.
Don’s Valley Market in Rapid City South Dakota was the employer for [...]
According to the Baltimore Sun, City, former officer settle for $60K over failure to shave for Obama visit.
In January 2009 the president was scheduled to visit Baltimore and 17 year veteran officer Anthony Brown was told to shave. According to his lawsuit, in which he claimed a violation of his civil rights, Brown [...]
In June of this year, the Supreme Court struck down some of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act [DOMA], specifically, the part which banned gay marriages from being federally recognized. As reported in the Washington Post, by striking down a key component of DOMA, “… the court declared that gay couples married in states [...]
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