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Despite the efforts of pro-LGBT activists, the law does not apply to cases where people are discriminated against because they are gay or transgender. Increasingly ... A decision in favor of the plaintiffs in the Missouri case could create a parallel with federal law if the state high court agrees. In the first case, ...
According to court documents, Frye tried to enter Mandy's "Girls' Night Out Dance Party" but was told at the door that he "could not attend." NBC7 Investigates found Frye has filed 26 lawsuits in Southern California for discrimination. The case involving Mandy settled last month for an undisclosed payment.

Romania's anti-discrimination council on Wednesday fined the popular satirical publication Times New Romanian for an article insulting Social ... a lawsuit agianst the anti-discrimination council because they say the decision was taken too fast compared to other cases that usually take months to debate.
By the mid-1990s, a series of related lawsuits were filed, all alleging that consumers of color received higher interest rates than those given to similarly-situated white borrowers. Oftentimes, the higher rates charged to borrowers of color were not related to their creditworthiness. This contention was ...
A second case scheduled to be heard tomorrow by the Missouri Supreme Court also challenges a narrow interpretation of the Missouri's anti-discrimination laws. In Lampley v. Missouri Commission on Human Rights, a gay employee of the Missouri Department of Social Services alleges that the department ...
Getting Pregnant, Getting Fired: Discrimination Cases Persist Despite 40-Year-Old Law ... The state Attorney General's Office handles complaints against companies with 14 or fewer employees, under the state's Anti-Discrimination Act. Its Office .... In most cases, the EEOC or the state does not file a lawsuit.

But the hospital seems to have done an about-face on its LGBT protections in statements made during a drawn-out discrimination lawsuit brought by Brent ... by the agency, Houchin launched his civil suit against both Denver Health and Tim Hansen, the interim human-resources executive who fired him.
The opinion reverses a long history of cases that explicitly held that Title VII does not cover sexual orientation discrimination. ... In that case, the plaintiff, a lesbian who presented herself with traditionally masculine traits claimed that she suffered harassment based on her sexual orientation and gender ...
While the debate is still not settled as to whether Title VII's prohibition on sex discrimination applies to LGBTQ workers, at least one more federal appeals court has officially weighed in on the subject. On March 7, 2018, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held that federal anti-discrimination laws include ...
A federal district judge in Maryland ruled this week that federal anti-discrimination laws in schools protect a transgender teen's right to use the boy's ... at the high school and harmed his health and well-being and denied a motion from the school board to dismiss Brennan's lawsuit challenging the policy.

The case was brought by the owners of a videography service who do not want to offer their wedding-related services to same-sex couples as required under the Minnesota public accommodations law. They are challenging the law, claiming it violates their freedom of speech and free exercise of religion.
The figures were revealed as part of a proposed class-action lawsuit originally filed in 2015 (Moussouris v. ... In another investigation, ERIT concluded that a male employee “engaged in harassing behavior as described in Microsoft's Anti-Harassment and Anti-Discrimination Policy (Sexual Harassment),” ...
GREEN BAY (WLUK) – The city of De Pere defends its anti-discrimination ordinance in a new filing with the court, and asks that the lawsuit brought by five ... as to what the law would be upon a hypothetical state of facts without any justiciable case or controversy currently existing between the parties,” the response states.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals last month split with the 11th Circuit, and sided with the 7th Circuit, concluding that discrimination based on sexual orientation is sex discrimination protected by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The case, Zarda v. Altitude Express, went through lengthy litigation until the ...
But those good intentions appear to run afoul of Oregon's anti-discrimination laws. This week, Kroger announced it would stop selling guns to anyone under 21 in the 17 Fred Meyer stores that sell firearms in Oregon. Bi-Mart followed suit and promised to only sell guns to people old enough to buy a legal ...
NEW YORK -- A federal appeals court in New York on Monday became the second one in the country to break with precedent and rule that U.S. anti-discrimination law protects employees from being fired because of their sexual orientation. Ruling in the case of a skydiving instructor who said he was fired ...
The Hands On case mirrors one before the U.S. Supreme Court, involving a baker who declined to make a cake for the wedding of a gay couple in Colorado. Back in Kentucky, the state high court must decide whether Hands On violated Lexington's anti-discrimination ordinance by refusing to print a shirt for ...
The state Attorney General's Office handles complaints against companies with 14 or fewer employees, under the state's Anti-Discrimination Act. Its Office of Civil Rights ... The case was settled in 2012 after the company agreed to pay her $75,000, notify its employees of the lawsuit, revise and communicate ...


 

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