UPDATE: Discrimination Lawsuits in the News

Ex-worker sues, says bosses hassled her over her religion

https://www.miamiherald.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/jose-lambiet/article140409958.htmlA 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 …

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Diddy responds to discrimination lawsuit against his TV network

https://www.nme.com/news/music/diddy-reverse-racism-lawsuit-revolt-tv-network-2026432Diddy 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 …

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Professor Files Sex Bias Lawsuit Against U of O For Pay Discrimination

http://ijpr.org/post/professor-files-sex-bias-lawsuit-against-u-o-pay-discriminationAttorney 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 …

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Nevada company settles male sex-discrimination lawsuit

https://www.reviewjournal.com/business/nevada-company-settles-male-sex-discrimination-lawsuitA 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 …

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Diddy’s Revolt TV Responds To Reverse Discrimination Lawsuit

https://www.vibe.com/2017/03/diddy-revolt-tv-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 …

Full Vibe story is here

City settles Muslim discrimination lawsuit for $1.6M

https://nypost.com/2017/03/21/city-settles-muslim-discrimination-lawsuit-for-1-6m/The ​c​ity ​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 …

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Black Students Settle Racial Discrimination Lawsuit For $450,000

https://newsone.com/3700218/black-students-settle-racial-discrimination-lawsuit-for-450000-university-place-school-district-curtis-high-school/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 …

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South Washington County Schools settles racial discrimination lawsuit for $75,000; district denies wrongdoing

https://www.woodburybulletin.com/news/education/4238013-south-washington-county-schools-settles-racial-discrimination-lawsuit-75000Walker 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 …

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UP School District Settles Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

https://www.legalreader.com/up-school-district-settles-racial-discrimination-lawsuit-for-45000/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 …

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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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