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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 ...
Walhof discussed two points: anti-discrimination laws and religious laws. More specifically ... Colorado Civil Rights Commission Supreme Court case has been gaining national attention as the final rulings are waiting to be heard. Same-sex ... Walhof explained that some cases are clearly against the law.
The former Peru alderman filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Chicago with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He seeks at least $75,000 plus punitive damages under federal anti-discrimination laws. The case is assigned to U.S. District Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman. Court dates are ...
Silverado, a network of memory care, at-home care, and hospice care centers, will pay $80,000 to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency has announced. According to the EEOC's suit, Silverado unlawfully discriminated ...
Residents up and down the state get their chance to discuss the proposed anti-discrimination regulation for Delaware schools that includes students being able to ... "What you are doing will open this up for a lawsuit, and I'm already signed on to be one of the people to bring it," said Anderson to thunderous ...
Discrimination in lending is not a subject that is unfamiliar to Trump. In 1973, he was named in a housing discrimination suit filed by Richard Nixon's Department of Justice. The case was settled with Trump admitting no wrongdoing, but a subsequent investigation by the New York Times “uncovered a long ...
The price disparity prompted a suit in California state court in 2015 by Allan Candelore, whose attorneys argued the pricing plan violated the state's anti-discrimination law. Tinder's attorneys argued successfully in lower court that the price discrepancies existed because younger users were more budget ...
A federal appeals court ruled last week that federal anti-discrimination law extends protections to gay and lesbian workers in cases where they claim ... “As this case demonstrates, employers should be cautioned that turning a blind eye to blatant discrimination does not generally fare well under ...
The lawsuit alleges that Walmart is violating California's anti-discrimination legislation known as the Unruh Civil Rights Act. She is represented by noted civil rights ... 12, she went to the Walmart at 1800 N. Perris Blvd. and discovered that she had to have an employee open a case to get a skin cream.
“Employers should be cautioned that turning a blind eye to blatant discrimination does not generally fare well under anti-discrimination laws like Title VII.” Franchina retired on disability after being diagnosed with PTSD stemming from the abuse. In addition to upholding her $806,000 settlement, the verdict ...
Colorado Civil Rights Commission, its most significant lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights case since upholding the right to marriage equality in 2015. The vocal public debate around the case might suggest there's little common ground on anti-discrimination laws. But as state legislatures ...
She added, "some issues are best handled at the state or federal level, and anti-discrimination legislation is one of them, in my opinion." .... opposite sex, or the subsequent law suits that may bleed these organizations dry of their funding should they be found in violation of any of the provisions in (the bill).".
Carl and Angel Larsen, owners of Telescope Media Group, are at the center of the so-called “pre-enforcement” case — one that aims to strike down anti-discrimination laws prior to any actual violations. Unlike Jack Phillips, the baker in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case currently before the Supreme Court, ...
Under current law, independent contractors are not covered by federal anti-discrimination protections such as for race, gender, age and religion like ... Prior to leading the commission, Norton represented female employees at Newsweek who alleged in a class-action lawsuit that the magazine's male ...
The U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday that it has reached a settlement with long-term care pharmacy provider Omnicare Inc., ending an investigation into whether the company violated an anti-discrimination rule included in the Immigration and Nationality Act. The case was initiated in response ...
Montrose Memorial Hospital will pay $400,000 to 29 former employees as a result of an age discrimination lawsuit settlement. (Courtesy ... In addition to the monetary damages, the consent decree settling the suit requires the hospital to conduct annual anti-discrimination training for its employees. Montrose ...
A proposed anti-discrimination regulation continued to deeply divide Delaware parents Wednesday night, with some disgusted over public comments that seemed to dehumanize .... Some threatened lawsuits over the regulation and said as parents, they had the right to decide their children's future. Others ...
That bill raised the bar on proving anti-discrimination claims by requiring that a protected trait (religion, gender, race, etc.) must be the motivating factor, rather than a contributing factor, of an unlawful employee termination. Among other significant shifts in language, the law placed caps on employee ...
The suit alleges the employees were fired for refusing to work on Saturdays, their Sabbath, in violation of federal anti-discrimination law, which requires ... On the record here, we think a jury could find that, in light of the difficulties Plaintiffs had in arranging shift swaps in this case, Kellogg had to take a more ...
A discrimination lawsuit alleges Motel 6 had a corporate policy or practice of turning over guests' information to Immigration and Customs Enforcement ... They are seeking undisclosed financial damages and are asking a judge to declare the information sharing a violation of anti-discrimination law and ...
Ward 4 city councilor Brian Palmucci and at-large councilor Nina Liang introduced a bill Monday night that would include “gender identity” in the city's anti-discrimination ordinance. The change would make ... Discrimination cases in Quincy are heard by the city's Human Rights Commission. Liang said this ...
Supreme Court should uphold Colorado discrimination law in wedding cake case ... In 2008, we sponsored and passed Senate Bill 200, which updated Colorado's Anti-Discrimination Act to add protections for lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender and queer ... Colorado Civil Rights Commission case.
After his August 2013 departure, the EEOC took up the case on his behalf and attempted to resolve the matter. After those attempts were unsuccessful, the agency filed suit alleging a Title VII violation. The EEOC filed the lawsuit on the same day it also brought another LGBT discrimination claim against a ...
5 in a closely watched case that pits a wedding cake maker against anti-discrimination laws. The story might be ... Religious exemption laws and court cases allow business owners to impose their religious beliefs on their employees, their customers, their patients, their constituents, and others. As a result ...
In collaboration with the Fare network, FIFA has assessed all 871 qualifying matches and deployed anti-discrimination observers to 177 matches with a ... FIFA introduced a new three-step procedure in case of discriminatory incidents and also deployed anti-discrimination observers at all matches of the ...
A new lawsuit alleges that Tesla Inc.'s Fremont, Calif., factory is a ... “Sometimes these things happen unintentionally, in which case you should apologize. ... that the Tesla factory has become a hotbed for racist behavior,” the suit said. ... and punitive damages under California anti-discrimination law.
The second phase of an anti-discrimination ordinance goes before the newly elected commission for a ... She said she is interested "in the discrimination cases. ... Intrigued in knowing the facts of each case final determination.
Her bosses claim she asked for accommodations no other employee had been given. Burke's lawsuit is a rare employment discrimination case ...
The lawsuit is the latest in a growing number of lawsuits accusing Tesla of discrimination. In March, another black employee sued the automaker, alleging he was sexually harassed, racially harassed and racially discriminated against at the Fremont facility. A trio of former employees made similar claims in ...
Cracking the Code on Anti-Discrimination Policies for Your Small Business ... In a worst-case scenario, the EEOC can actually file a lawsuit on ...
The case involving a bakery owner who refused to make a cake for a ... leading to a constitutional debate: Do such anti-discrimination laws ...
In the case, a baker refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. ... to second-class status under the nation's anti-discrimination laws.
In May 2016, attorneys for Brush & Nib Studio filed a lawsuit in the Superior ... Instead, the case involves the city's anti-discrimination stance.


 

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