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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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  • Society Page Reporter Fired for Moonlighting as Exotic Dancer

    Society Page Reporter Fired for Moonlighting as Exotic Dancer
    LOS ANGELES -- A part-time stripper fired from her full-time newspaper job covering Texas high society claims she's a victim of gender discrimination. Sarah Tressler, 30, filed a complaint this week asking the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...
  • Diocese wants fertilization suit dismissed

    INDIANAPOLIS -- An Indiana diocese asked a federal court on Monday to reject a lawsuit by a former parochial schoolteacher who claims she was fired for violating Roman Catholic doctrine by using in vitro fertilization to try to get pregnant. The...
  • City police officer settles lawsuit over shootings

    City police officer settles lawsuit over shootings
    A Baltimore police sergeant who claimed he was never treated for post-traumatic stress disorder after he fatally shot a man in 2005 has settled a lawsuit against the city, in a deal that allows him to retire with his pension, according to court...
  • The choice

    The choice
    WASHINGTON -- "Ronald Reagan changed the trajectory of America in a way that Richard Nixon did not and in a way that Bill Clinton did not." That was Barack Obama in 2008. And he was right. Reagan was an ideological inflection point, ending a 50-year...
  • Fry's Electronics to pay $2.3 million in sexting harassment case

    Fry's Electronics to pay $2.3 million in sexting harassment case
    Fry's Electronics will pay $2.3 million to settle a lawsuit from the federal government -- one of the largest of its kind -- alleging that the retailer retaliated against a supervisor who reported a sexual harassment claim. Ka Lam, a supervisor at the...
  • South Bend facing discrimination charges, 8 possible lawsuits

    South Bend facing discrimination charges, 8 possible lawsuits
    SOUTH BEND – The fallout from a federal wiretapping investigation into the South Bend Police department continues to grow.  South Bend’s former police chief Darryl Boykins has filed a Charge of Discrimination complaint with the Equal...
  • Job screening policy casts too wide a net

    Job screening policy casts too wide a net
    Q: We are about to hire a resident manager. We've always had a policy of asking whether applicants have ever been arrested or convicted; if the answer is "yes" to either question, we reject. Why take a chance, is what we figure. Is there anything...
  • Transgender people lead us to progress on equal rights

    Transgender people took a quantum leap forward in the past few weeks. And if history repeats itself, gays and lesbians will have our gender-bending allies to thank, again, for advancing a grand initiative to secure equal rights and protection under the...
  • South Bend officers file suit over SBPD phone tapes

    South Bend officers file suit over SBPD phone tapes
    SOUTH BEND — High-ranking officers alleged to be on the tapes that prompted a federal investigation into the South Bend Police Department’s practice of recording phone calls broke their silence Wednesday. They filed a federal lawsuit...
  • Man fired for obesity wins $55,000

    Man fired for obesity wins $55,000
    Big news for Ronald Kratz, II, the guy who was fired from his warehouse job in Sealy for being too fat. Well, this week the big guy got paid! Back in 2009, BAE Systems decided Ron's weight, 680-pounds, made him too big to do his job. He was over 400...
  • Muslim Employee Suing Disney Over Right to Wear Hijab

    Muslim Employee Suing Disney Over Right to Wear Hijab
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- A Muslim woman who worked as a hostess at a Disneyland restaurant is suing Disney, claiming the company wouldn't let her appear in front of guests while wearing her headscarf. It's a dispute that's been going on for about two years,...