| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:09 PM
One year after winning a racial discrimination case against the Hampton VA Medical Center, Sadie Sheafe says hospital officials still haven't done enough to atone for a rejected promotion.
The Department of Veterans Affairs, while admitting "proven...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Shoe retailer DSW Inc. has agreed to pay $900,000 to settle an age discrimination lawsuit brought by the Chicago District Office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that accused the company of unfairly firing older workers.
The EEOC had...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Kardashian momager Kris Jenner filed for divorce from Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner on Monday. The couple separated last fall. Their large his-hers-and-ours brood (many of them reality-TV staples) includes their daughters, Kylie and model Kendall;...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Three firefighters — including one whose complaints led to an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice — have filed separate federal lawsuits against the town alleging discrimination, harassment and retaliation.
Firefighter Lori Davis...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:29 PM
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a pair of lawsuits on Thursday against companies in Florida and Michigan accused of discriminating against transgender employees.
Both lawsuits cite violations under the Civil Rights Act of 1964,...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 1:23 PM
An Annapolis medical practice will pay $22,500 to a former employee who claimed she was discriminated against because she was pregnant.
Officials for Annapolis Internal Medicine said Tuesday they agreed to the payment to settle a lawsuit filed last year...
| May 15, 2014
| 4:01 PM
The Social Security Administration has failed to establish an adequate process for handling discrimination claims from employees and has sparked concerns about conflicts of interest in some of those cases, according to a scathing federal report obtained...
| May 20, 2014
| 5:15 AM
As a long-time advocate for equal employment opportunity in the federal workplace, I applaud your recent article, "Report finds 'failure' in Social Security discrimination complaint process" (May 15) by John Fritze, which disclosed the recent audit of the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Chicago’s Harold Washington College refused to hire a 66-year-old woman full-time because of her age, according to a federal lawsuit filed Thursday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Nancy Sullivan, who had worked as an adjunct...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:16 PM
The Social Security Administration is overhauling its internal anti-discrimination program after federal auditors found that the agency failed to establish an adequate system for handling employee claims.
Auditors from the federal Equal Employment...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:06 PM
After serving eight months in federal custody for his role in a towing scandal, former Baltimore police officer David Reeping is fighting to get his job back.
Reeping contends that investigators used him as a scapegoat to avoid accusations of racial...