| Apr 24, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Lisa Harrison weighed 527 pounds on the day she was fired from her job at a Louisiana drug addiction treatment center. The 5-foot-2-inch Harrison, who believed her employer considered her "disabled" due to her weight, filed a discrimination charge with...
| May 9, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Wet Seal will pay $7.5 million to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit that accused the teen retailer of firing black employees to present a blond-and-blue-eyed front in its stores, according to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
| Nov 19, 2012
| 10:10 PM
A Des Plaines police sergeant once accused of domestic battery is suing the northwest suburb, claiming Des Plaines still owes him money and hasn't kept promises made under a settlement agreement.
In a lawsuit filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court,...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 4:32 PM
In advance of the 2008 election, Focus on the Family released "Letter from 2012 in Obama’s America," warning their followers what life would be like in the fall of 2012 were Barack Obama to be elected. It's both frightening and......
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:50 PM
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Thursday it has sued Extended Stay Hotels for paying women less than men performing the same work at the company's facility in Lexington Park.
According to the lawsuit filed in U.S. District...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:06 PM
WASHINGTON — As they look back half a century later, five organizers of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom recall the thrill of the day — the sense that the cause of civil rights would advance.
Of course they remember the...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:13 PM
A Southern California trucking firm has agreed to settle a discrimination case involving an African American man denied work as a driver because of his criminal record, after a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 12:29 PM
If you want to get a good look at an unreconstructed Southern white lady whose reflexive racism and clannishness is about to destroy a very lucrative television career, check out the deposition everyone’s been talking about in the Paula Deen...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:03 PM
The owner of Basta Pasta restaurants in Fallston and Timonium is accused of sexually harassing employees, including teenagers, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
The EEOC suit, filed in U.S....
| May 30, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Baltimore County's recent settlements with two firefighters and a police officer who alleged the county violated federal disability law will cost taxpayers more than $1 million — more than county officials had previously revealed.
| Dec 27, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts announced Thursday a broad reshuffling of the agency's command staff, with new leadership for four patrol districts and the homicide unit, as well as the creation of units focused on community relations and...