Discrimination Lawsuits Happening Now Around the US

Amicus briefs urge 8th Circuit to find Title VII protects LGBTQ people from discrimination

We must be welcoming for all people, regardless of race, sex, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, disability.

Inconsistent results and created unique barriers to sex discrimination lawsuits filed by LGBTQ people.

“It’s impossible to …

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Microsoft finds few gender discrimination complaints valid

The documents were released as part of an ongoing lawsuit by three current or former Microsoft employees alleging gender discrimination.

The plaintiffs are seeking class-action status for the case, claiming more than 8,600 women collectively lost out on $ …

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Illinois Must Protect LGBT Elders from Housing Discrimination

The Seventh Circuit heard oral arguments in the case in mid-February, and Lambda Legal … the country’s leading advocacy group for LGBT elders, I know housing discrimination is a particular concern for LGBT older adults.

LGBT older people are twice …

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Staffing firm pays $50K for ‘age will matter’ comment

A New Jersey-based IT staffing firm will pay $50,000 to settle an age discrimination suit claiming that it told a job applicant that he wouldn’t be considered for an opening because he “was born in 1945” and that “age will matter.”

In rejecting the …

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21st Century Fox Can’t Dodge Local Reporter’s Discrimination and Retaliation Lawsuit

Lidia Curanaj in December 2016 sued 21st Century Fox for discrimination and harassment, claiming she was repeatedly denied a full-time position at its affiliate Fox5 because of her age and looks and was rejected for a job at Fox News because Ailes realized …

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