Discrimination Lawsuits In The News

Have you heard about the latest racket for opportunistic trolls? Suing people for the words they use when they advertise their rental homes:

Attorney files 60 almost identical discrimination lawsuits against Florida home rental owners

https://www.wptv.com/news/local-news/investigations/attorney-files-60-almost-identical-discrimination-lawsuits-against-florida-home-rentersFORT PIERCE, Fla.
An extra way to make cash, could end up costing you.

As home rental sites become more popular, a Contact 5 investigation found you could end up slapped with a federal lawsuit, paying thousands of dollars, for what you advertise.

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Judge dismisses former Penn State prof’s sex discrimination suit

https://www.centredaily.com/news/local/education/penn-state/article131991739.htmlThe federal lawsuit that accused Penn State of treating sexual harassment of females differently than that of males is over.

The university was the last remaining defendant in the suit brought by Jodi La Coe, a former architecture professor, in U.S …

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Minority firefighters claim racial discrimination in lawsuit

http://wavenewspapers.com/minority-firefighters-claim-racial-discrimination-in-lawsuit/The plaintiffs are six male members of the Fire Prevention Bureau.

In their lawsuit, the plaintiffs allege they have been subjected to discrimination, harassment and retaliation because of their ethnicity.

Five of the six plaintiffs — Jerome Boyd …

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Georgia pays $225,000 to settle lawsuit alleging religious

https://politics.blog.ajc.com/2017/02/09/georgia-pays-225000-to-settle-lawsuit-alleging-religious-discrimination/State officials have confirmed that they have settled for $225000 a lawsuit filed by a hiring prospect who alleged a job offer was withdrawn after videos of his …

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Women at Sandia Labs allege discrimination in federal lawsuit

https://krqe.com/2017/02/08/women-at-sandia-labs-allege-discrimination-in-federal-lawsuit/Several employees are suing Sandia Labs, claiming discrimination.

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Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against the Town of Evansville

http://www.kcwy13.com/content/news/Discrimination-Lawsuit-Filed-Against-the-Town-of-Evansville-413091833.htmlA former Evansville employee has filed a civil rights lawsuit claiming he was discriminated against because of his race and disability …

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Mississippi lawsuit alleges disability discrimination

https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/local/2017/02/07/mississippi-lawsuit-alleges-disability-discrimination/97600708/A Mississippi home health company discriminated against an employee with a disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleges in a federal lawsuit.

According to the EEOC, in July 2012, Joyce Dumas, a social worker and therapist with …

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Teacher passed over 16 times for promotions because of his age, lawsuit says

https://pilotonline.com/news/local/education/public-schools/teacher-passed-over-times-for-promotions-because-of-his-age/article_9756e087-42a5-5f53-a99f-0514ff3be17e.htmlA longtime teacher has filed an age-discrimination lawsuit against the division, claiming he has been repeatedly passed over for promotions to leadership roles that went to younger, less qualified colleagues.

In a suit filed on Jan. 18 in U.S. District …

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Trial expected for Red Rocks federal discrimination lawsuit

https://kdvr.com/2017/02/05/jury-trial-expected-for-red-rocks-federal-discrimination-lawsuit/DENVER
Weeks after being hit by a federal discrimination lawsuit, Red Rocks Amphitheatre shows no signs of backing down.

People with disabilities said the city and county-owned concert venue has an area for handicapped seating but any patron, …

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Discrimination Lawsuit against Presidential Executive Order Launched in California

https://calaborlawnews.com/legal-news/discrimination-lawyer-2-22046.phpOakland, CA
It didn’t take long for discrimination lawsuits to begin flowing following President Donald Trump’s January 27 Executive Order barring citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the US.

To that end the American Civil …

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KC Water Services ordered to pay $150K, with two more discrimination lawsuits looming

https://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article130391029.htmlA Kansas City water department employee who sued the city for discrimination has been awarded $150,000 by a Jackson County jury, while two similar cases are headed for trial later this year.

The jury verdict Tuesday found that KC Water Services chemist …

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Purdue comments on discrimination lawsuit

https://www.jconline.com/story/news/local/purdue/2017/02/02/purdue-comments-discrimination-lawsuit/97409600/WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.
Purdue University responded Thursday to allegations made by its former police Officer Tenecia Waddell, who accused the university of racial discrimination in its decision to fire her in June 2016.

A Purdue spokesman emailed a …

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