A Look At Some Discrimination Cases Around The Country

Religious Discrimination Lawsuit Settled

The Consent Decree also provides that the lawsuit can be reinstated if Port Jervis fails to amend its zoning laws to comply with federal law prohibiting discrimination and unreasonable impositions on religious freedom by January 23, 2017.

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Age discrimination lawsuit dismissed against Montevideo hospital

In response to an argument from the hospital that Nelson did not have grounds for a case, a Chippewa County judge had ruled last month that the 10-year disparity qualified for a claim of age discrimination.

The judge also ruled that while Paulson could …

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Seventh Circuit Court Of Appeals To Rehear Discrimination Lawsuit

http://indianapublicmedia.org/news/seventh-circuit-court-appeals-rehear-discrimination-lawsuit-109796/“The question is whether Title 7 of the civil rights act of 1964,which is our primary federal employment discrimination law which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex-whether sexual orientation discrimination is a form of sex discrimination …

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U.S. appeals court to hear gay workplace discrimination case

A U.S. appeals court takes up a closely watched gay rights case on Wednesday in which an Indiana college professor who says she lost her job because she is a lesbian is arguing that federal civil rights law should protect gay people from workplace …

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NASCAR Discrimination Suit Moving To NC

A lawsuit alleging NASCAR and many of its affiliated racing teams discriminate against African-American drivers and team owners is moving to North Carolina federal court after an agreement between the …

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State attorneys: Immunity laws protect Utah schools from LGBT discrimination lawsuit

https://www.sltrib.com/news/4650752-155/state-attorneys-immunity-laws-protect-utahThe lawsuit says Utah’s curriculum laws serve no legitimate state interest and violate First Amendment rights to free speech, 14th Amendment rights to equal protection and laws that prohibit sex discrimination and equal access.

“The anti-gay school …

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Former NYPD cop alleges discrimination at Long Island department

https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nypd-alleges-discrimination-long-island-department-article-1.2891726A former NYPD cop — now with the tiny Muttontown Police Department on Long Island — filed a notice of claim with the intent to file a $35 million lawsuit against the town and her boss charging discrimination.

Jennifer Lavin — a cop since 2011 for the …

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Former attorney in AG office files discrimination lawsuit

http://www.wkyt.com/content/news/Former-attorney-in-AG-office-files-discrimination-lawsuit-403638646.htmlA former lawyer in state Attorney General Andy Beshear’s office has filed a lawsuit contending she was subjected to sex discrimination and recrimination under the state whistleblower law.

Laine Kaiser’s lawsuit filed in Franklin …Lexington Herald Leader

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U.S. Attorney Settles Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

The U.S. Attorney for New York’s Southern District says his office has settled a religious discrimination lawsuit against a city in Orange County.

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Puget Sound Naval Shipyard settles discrimination lawsuit – The Daily Progress

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A lawsuit filed by a female engineer against Puget Sound Naval Shipyard alleging discrimination has been settled with the Navy slated to pay $144,000, apologize to the woman and institute enhanced training for shipyard managers.

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Ulster Savings Bank hit with racial-discrimination suit involving mortgages

http://www.recordonline.com/news/20161128/ulster-savings-bank-hit-with-racial-discrimination-suit-involving-mortgagesThe Fair Housing Justice Center bases its lawsuit claims on a two-year investigation into the Kingston-based lender’s practices using white and black testers who were sent in to inquire about mortgages.

“The investigation revealed that loan officers …

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Facebook Hit With Lawsuit Over Alleged Racial Discrimination

https://fortune.com/2016/11/28/facebook-discrimination-lawsuit/Two African-American employees say a Facebook data center in North Carolina systemically discriminates against black employees.

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Justice Department files discrimination lawsuit against Tinley Park

https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/news/ct-sta-tinley-park-buckeye-discrimination-st-1124-20161123-story.htmlTinley Park violated the Fair Housing Act when officials refused to approve a 47-unit apartment building targeted to low-income renters, the U.S. Justice Department alleges in a discrimination lawsuit filed Wednesday.

Plans for the building, known as …

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