| Nov 2, 2012
| 9:10 AM
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...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 12:12 PM
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...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 9:13 PM
The state Human Rights Commission met briefly Thursday for the first time in a year and once again lacked an unreconciled case for the members to decide.
The commission’s chairman, David Volk of Sioux Falls, suggested that perhaps the...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 1:05 AM
PIERRE - The state Human Rights Commission met briefly Thursday for the first time in a year and once again lacked an unreconciled case for the members to decide.
The commission's chairman, David Volk of Sioux Falls, suggested that perhaps the...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:47 PM
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...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 3:31 PM
A former employee of San Mar Children’s Home in Boonsboro has filed a discrimination complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights, claiming she was discharged from her job because she is...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:28 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked a Democratic bill calling for equal pay in the workplace. But President Barack Obama and his congressional allies aren't finished appealing to women on the No. 1 concern for all voters: the...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 12:03 PM
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...
| May 30, 2012
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...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:24 PM
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...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 6:09 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS — Harbor Springs Public Schools may see a rocky start to its school year: the school district confirms that a lawsuit has been filed against it.
Former principal Karey Scholten has filed a lawsuit against the school district and...