UPDATE: Discrimination Lawsuits in the News

Former KCTV-5 anchor Karen Fuller files age and gender discrimination lawsuit

https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article154866929.htmlA former news anchor for KCTV-5 in the Kansas City area is suing the station’s owner for age and gender discrimination.

Karen Fuller filed suit Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kan., against the Meredith Corporation, owner of the …

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Maryland county must pay female engineer after discrimination lawsuit

https://www.wusa9.com/news/local/greenbelt/maryland-county-must-pay-female-engineer-after-discrimination-lawsuit/446298420GREENBELT, MD
A lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has been settled after a judge ruled that a Maryland county violated the 1963 Equal Pay Act by paying a woman less than similarly qualified male counterparts …

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Female engineer to receive $139,633 in lost wages following discrimination lawsuit

https://wjla.com/news/local/female-engineer-to-receive-139633-in-lost-wages-following-discrimination-lawsuitPRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md
A female engineer in Prince George’s County will receive tens of thousands of dollars in lost wages.

This comes after a discrimination lawsuit, filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

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Des Plaines May Decide Tonight To Settle Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

https://www.journal-topics.com/news/article_8a35d4bc-4a0d-11e7-8b04-13eb128d5139.htmlDes Plaines aldermen tonight (Monday) will weigh the pluses and minuses of a proposal to settle a four-year-old case in which the city was sued by the U.S. Dept. of Justice over religious discrimination accusations.

The lawsuit stemmed from a 2013 …

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Oak Park police facing discrimination suit, accused of wrongful arrest

http://www.wxyz.com/news/region/oakland-county/oak-park-police-facing-discrimination-suit-accused-of-wrongful-arrestOAK PARK, Michigan
Oak Park police are now facing a federal discrimination lawsuit.

It accuses an officer and the department of wrongfully arresting a young black man last year.

The alleged incident took place on May 31st, 2016.

The attorney for …

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Rosebud Restaurants to Shell Out $1.9M to Settle Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

https://atlantablackstar.com/2017/06/01/pay-rosebud-restaurants-shell-1-9m-settle-racial-discrimination-lawsuit/After a five-year battle, Rosebud Restaurants, Inc. is set to pay $1.9 million to settle a racial discrimination suit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Tuesday, May 30.

A lawsuit filed by the EEOC in 2013 accused 13 Italian …

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NJ mosque wins $3.25 million in settlement in discrimination case

https://religionnews.com/2017/05/30/nj-mosque-wins-3-25-million-in-settlement-of-discrimination-case/The mosque and the Department of Justice, which both sued the township, argued that the mosque had met every local zoning requirement and that the town had made up new ones that applied to no other religious community.

On Dec. 21, 2016, a federal …

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Called ‘crackers’ and ‘Hitler lovers,’ fired teachers file discrimination lawsuit against school

https://www.macon.com/news/local/education/article153759614.htmlTwo weeks after a Cirrus Academy special education teacher filed a lawsuit against the school, two former educators have filed another suit, also alleging that they were victims of racial discrimination, harassment and retaliation.

Susan Campbell, of …

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Discrimination lawsuit filed against local theater

https://wtov9.com/news/local/discrimination-lawsuit-filed-against-local-theaterThe five-count lawsuit against the theater and two other defendants includes counts of unlawful discriminatory practice and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

“One of the things that the Ohio Civil Rights Act does is it gives us a remedy to …

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Italian Chain Rosebud Settles Race Discrimination Lawsuit for $1.9 Million

https://chicago.eater.com/2017/5/31/15720906/rosebud-italian-racial-discrimination-lawsuit-settlementRosebud Restaurants has reached a $1.9 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging the 13-restaurant chain refused to hire African Americans.

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced that Rosebud, as part of the agreement, …

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Judge rules against Bob Lobel in discrimination lawsuit against golf course

https://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/names/2017/05/31/judge-rules-against-bob-lobel-discrimination-lawsuit-against-golf-course/qSQTJgKNrVG07HPgyXfsKK/story.htmlLobel, who in recent years has been beset by health issues that make walking difficult, had filed a discrimination lawsuit against Woodland in 2015 after he was barred from taking a special cart onto the club’s putting greens.

Arguing that the ban …

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