UPDATE: Discrimination Lawsuits in the News
Ex-worker sues, says bosses hassled her over her religion
A former employee of Miami Behavioral Health Center has just sued the nonprofit mental health provider on allegations of religious discrimination.
Jenessys Gomez, 37, says she is a follower of the Yoruba religion, the African ancestor to voodoo and …
Folks, your org culture *is* what your leaders model & what behavior gets rewarded. Huge props to AJ Vandermeyden: https://t.co/c3w1qvN6Sb
— Jez Humble (@jezhumble) February 28, 2017
Diddy responds to discrimination lawsuit against his TV network
Diddy has responded to a racial discrimination lawsuit that has been brought against his television network, Revolt.
The cable network are being sued by a group of former employees – who all served on the production staff of the televised version of …
Professor Files Sex Bias Lawsuit Against U of O For Pay Discrimination
Attorney Jennifer Middleton represents professor Freyd in the lawsuit. Middleton: “According to her own department studies, she’s paid $50,000 a year less than her comparable male colleagues.
So, this seems like a clear instance of sex discrimination in pay …
Nevada company settles male sex-discrimination lawsuit
A Nevada company settled a male sex discrimination lawsuit brought forth by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the commission announced Wednesday.
The commission claims that Ultracare Las Vegas terminated an employee’s …
Diddy’s Revolt TV Responds To Reverse Discrimination Lawsuit https://t.co/G5FGaGw3ah
— CertifiedBOOTLEG.com (@certifiedblog) March 23, 2017
Diddy’s Revolt TV Responds To Reverse Discrimination Lawsuit
Revolt TV is at the center of a recent lawsuit launched by Douglas Goodstein and four other former producers.
According to Page Six, the group of white men–each over age 39–are accusing their bosses of treating them “worse than other employees who …
— The FADER (@thefader) March 22, 2017
City settles Muslim discrimination lawsuit for $1.6M
The city will pay $1.6 million to settle a 2013 discrimination suit in which several prominent Muslim clerics accused the NYPD of unlawful surveillance.
The Brooklyn federal court suit, filed by the ACLU on behalf of Imam Hamid Hassan Raza and …
Black Students Settle Racial Discrimination Lawsuit For $450,000
A 2015 racial discrimination lawsuit was settled between the University Place School District in Washington state and three African-American students for a total of $450,000, The News Tribune reports.
The three students—Jamal Welch, Elijah West and …
South Washington County Schools settles racial discrimination lawsuit for $75,000; district denies wrongdoing
Walker then sued in federal court claiming racial discrimination and retaliation in her contract nonrenewal.
Walker, who is black, claimed in her lawsuit that she had generally positive performance evaluations the first couple years of her district …
An important age discrimination case that SCOTUS may hear: can workplaces refuse to hire older workers? https://t.co/HacGiu7vxh
— Heidi N Moore (@moorehn) March 23, 2017
UP School District Settles Racial Discrimination Lawsuit
Three families and the University Place School District have settled a lawsuit surrounding allegations of racial discrimination.
Filed back in 2015, related court documents claim the plaintiffs, all African American, experienced “racial name-calling …
Lawsuit alleges discrimination by Lapeer Township zoning code
LAPEER TWP, MI
A Lapeer Township church has filed a federal lawsuit claiming the community’s zoning ordinances bar the congregation from worshipping and violate the church’s constitutional rights.
Irish Oaks Community Church is leasing property at …
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