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Discrimination

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  • Rules protecting LGBT people from discrimination have a big impact on health care

    Rules protecting LGBT people from discrimination have a big impact on health care
    Gov. Larry Hogan recently enacted three health care regulations that were initially tagged for further review, one of which focused on banning discrimination against Medicaid patients due to sexual orientation and gender identity ("After delay, Hogan to...
  • Washington florist who refused to serve gay couple rejects settlement

    Washington florist who refused to serve gay couple rejects settlement
    A florist who refused to provide flowers for a gay wedding has rejected an offer from the Washington state attorney general to settle a discrimination case by paying a $2,000 fine. The rejected settlement also said if the florist chose to continue...
  • Wrongful regrets should be terminated at any age

    I feel badly for Bertha Lewis but, like so many others in similar situations, she needs to let go and move on. The 59-year-old Gary woman feels she was wrongly fired from her housekeeper job at Franciscan St. Margaret Healthcare Center in Hammond. "It...
  • Fraternity Sues Wesleyan, Claiming Sex Discrimination

    Fraternity Sues Wesleyan, Claiming Sex Discrimination
    Members and alumni of Wesleyan University's Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity have filed a sex discrimination lawsuit against the university over its policy that forced them to go coed. The lawsuit was prompted by the university's recent decision to revoke...
  • Hallandale city attorney alleges racial discrimination after commissioner threatens her job

    Hallandale city attorney alleges racial discrimination after commissioner threatens her job
    In the wake of Commissioner Keith London's threat to push for the termination of City Attorney Lynn Whitfield, she has accused him of discrimination based on gender and race. Whitfield, who has hired an attorney to represent her, also accused London...
  • Ex-Atlanta fire chief files suit, says he's victim of religious bias

    Ex-Atlanta fire chief files suit, says he's victim of religious bias
    The Atlanta fire chief who was fired last month after publishing a book that referred to homosexuality as "vile" and compared same-sex relationships to bestiality has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the city and Mayor Kasim Reed, claiming...
  • Courts ensure equal protection under law

    When I see people talking about the judicial branch legislating from the bench, it's obvious that they really do not have an understanding of how our government works. The government was founded with a system of checks and balances. It is part of the...
  • Racist Letters Found At Bridgeport Police Department

    Racist Letters Found At Bridgeport Police Department
    BRIDGEPORT — A threatening letter that disparages black police officers has been found stuffed in mailboxes at a police department. State police are investigating the unsigned letter, which is on Bridgeport Police Department letterhead and...
  • Sara Lee discriminated against black employees, attorneys say

     Sara Lee discriminated against black employees, attorneys say
    Sara Lee discriminated against black employees by disproportionately assigning them to work in hazardous areas of a baking facility in Paris, Texas, attorneys representing the workers said Monday . Workers were exposed to asbestos, mold and other...
  • More allegations surface in Newport News Industrial Corp. race discrimination case

    More allegations surface in Newport News Industrial Corp. race discrimination case
    More than two dozen current and former workers have been added to a race discrimination lawsuit against Newport News Industrial Corp. The original lawsuit, filed by eight workers in September, contends that workers at the company — a division of...
  • Discrimination lawsuit dismissed after city reaches settlement with police officer

    A federal discrimination lawsuit against the city of Glendale was dismissed last week after the city reached a settlement with the police officer. John Balian was one of five Armenian-American Glendale police officers who filed a joint lawsuit in 2010...