Published on March 16, 2017

UPDATE: Discrimination Lawsuits in the News

Fort Collins police investigation supports discrimination claim

http://www.coloradoan.com/story/news/2017/03/16/fort-collins-police-investigation-supports-discrimination-claim/99211122/Atteberry and Hutto last month in an interview vowed to bring closure to the lingering inquiries that stemmed from the lawsuit and investigation into claims of racial and ethnic discrimination.

However, the two leaders said things would likely get more …

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Ex-Alamogordo utility manager settles discrimination lawsuit

ALAMOGORDO, N.M.
Alamogordo and a former city utility billing manger have reached a settlement in his federal discrimination lawsuit.

The Alamogordo Daily News reports that the city will pay Armando Ortega $500,000 to settle the lawsuit that …

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Chicago County Board approves Muslim cemetery amid looming discrimination lawsuit

https://www.twincities.com/2017/03/16/chisago-county-board-approves-muslim-cemetery-amid-looming-discrimination-lawsuit/The Chicago County Board has granted a cemetery permit to a group of Bosnian Muslims, reversing its prior decision to deny the project in the face of a federal investigation into possible religious discrimination and the threat of a …

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Philly FBI sex-discrimination trial airs dirty laundry

In a case that promises to air dirty laundry at the FBI’s Philadelphia office, a woman who once headed the office’s computer unit charged Thursday that she was a victim of sexual discrimination when she was demoted and replaced with a male employee.

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Nestlé Waters North America To Pay $300,000 To Settle Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

TAMPA, FLORIDA
Nestlé Waters North America, a Stamford, Conn.-based division of Nestlé Waters, the world’s largest bottled water company, will pay $300,000 and furnish significant relief to resolve a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal …

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Lawsuit: Sex discrimination pervades at power plant; pix of scantily-clad women abound

https://www.silive.com/westshore/index.ssf/2017/03/power_plant_operates_like_good.html“The plant has been operated in a misogynistic, derogatory, and male-dominated manner wherein plaintiff and other female employees have been openly subjected to a hostile work environment, sexual harassment, gender discrimination and disparate …

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University faces lawsuit on the grounds of discrimination and harassment

https://www.michigandaily.com/section/administration/faculty-bring-discrimination-lawsuit-against-universityOne former University of Michigan faculty member and one current University faculty member are joining together to bring a lawsuit against the University under the Michigan Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act, making claims of racial discrimination and …

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2 former APD officers win discrimination lawsuit, awarded nearly $1 million each

http://www.ktva.com/city-loses-long-running-lawsuit-apd-359/KTVA.com
Two former Anchorage police officers have won a long-running lawsuit against the city.

A jury awarded Alvin Kennedy and Eliezer Feliciano nearly a million dollars apiece after they argued they were victims of racial discrimination by the department …

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Fiat Chrysler hit with lawsuit charging age discrimination

http://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/chrysler/2017/03/02/fiat-chrysler-age-discrimination-lawsuit/98649068/For the second time in two months, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has been hit with a discrimination class action, this one alleging it mistreats older employees during their performance evaluations and as a result, gives them lower pay and fewer promotions …

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Sexual discrimination lawsuit dismissed against Hope Network

http://www.wzzm13.com/news/investigations/13-on-your-side/watchdog/sexual-discrimination-lawsuit-dismissed-against-hope-network/417036425GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN
A gender discrimination lawsuit filed by the former lead attorney at Hope Network against her former employer has been dismissed in U.S. District Court.

Allison Reuter sued Hope Network alleging an equal pay violation and sex …

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