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  • Transgendered woman sues LSI

    Janis Stacy knew her transformation from a man to a woman would be difficult for some of her coworkers to understand. That's why the former product engineer at Agere Systems met in February 2005 with colleagues who knew her as Jim to explain why she...
  • Starbucks sued for firing little person

    Starbucks sued for firing little person
    The U.S. government is suing Starbucks Coffee Company for firing a barista in El Paso because she is a dwarf. When the employee asked for a stool or small stepladder to perform her job, Starbucks denied the request and fired her that day. Starbucks...
  • Starbucks Sued After Firing Dwarf Barista

    Starbucks Sued After Firing Dwarf Barista
    SEATTLE -- The U.S. government is suing Starbucks Coffee Company for firing a barista in El Paso because she is a dwarf. When the employee asked for a stool or small stepladder to perform her job, Starbucks denied the request and fired her that same day,...
  • Employees claim harassment at 'Tilted Kilt' pub

    Employees claim harassment at 'Tilted Kilt' pub
    Current and former employees of a Tilted Kilt sports bar in the Loop have filed a sexual harassment complaint, accusing a manager of making sexually explicit comments, inappropriate physical contact and unwanted advances. The complaint was filed this...
  • Combating Racism, Sexism at HFD

    Combating Racism, Sexism at HFD
    A civil rights group has united to combat new allegations of racism at Houston Fire Department Station 42. The Greater Houston Coalition for Justice announced a plan of action to stop what they say is an "unbroken history of racism and sexism." Their...
  • EEOC investigates discrimination against unemployed for jobs

    EEOC investigates discrimination against unemployed for jobs
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission held a hearing last week to examine the treatment of unemployed Americans in hiring: Are employers discriminating against job seekers who are out of work? Employers and staffing agencies have publicly...
  • Lawsuit: Ex-court worker was harassed for being Muslim

    A former child care attendant for the Cook County Circuit Court has sued the court, its chief judge and her former supervisor, alleging they harassed her because she's Muslim. In a suit filed last month, Fozyia Huri, a Muslim of Saudi Arabian origin,...
  • Family of Morgan Johnson to file complaint against authorities searching for him

    Family of Morgan Johnson to file complaint against  authorities searching for him
    Ann Smith and her husband plan to file a comp Det. Joe Aldridge remains the lead investigator on the Morgan Johnson case. Currently, Det. Aldridge is on vacation.  The follow up of leads and aspects of the investigation is currently being investigated by...
  • Verizon to pay $20 million to settle discrimination suit

    Verizon Communications has agreed to pay $20 million to settle a discrimination lawsuit charging the telecommunications giant with failing to accommodate hundreds of workers whose absences were caused by their disabilities. The lawsuit and a consent...
  • Hopkins home care group charged with discrimination in lawsuit

    A home health care service operated by Johns Hopkins failed to accommodate an employee with breast cancer and later fired her, the U.S. agency that enforces job discrimination laws charged in a suit announced Friday. The Equal Employment Opportunity...
  • Cavalier Telephone settles age-discrimination suit

    A telecommunications company has settled an age-discrimination lawsuit about its Mid-Atlantic hiring practices for $1 million, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Monday. The federal agency said Cavalier Telephone had made a practice...