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Discrimination

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  • After scathing report, Social Security overhauls its equal opportunity program

    After scathing report, Social Security overhauls its equal opportunity program
    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...
  • 3 Davie firefighters file lawsuits alleging harassment, discrimination

    3 Davie firefighters file lawsuits alleging harassment, discrimination
    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...
  • Former P Kluwe to sue Vikings

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Seeks out-of-court settlement Former P Kluwe to sue Vikings Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe plans to sue the franchise for discrimination unless the team releases the findings of its investigation into the...
  • NFL roundup: Graham, Saints agree on contract

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: Graham, Saints agree on contract New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham received the wide receiver money he wanted Tuesday. Team officials confirmed to The Sports Xchange that a deal was done, but would not discuss...
  • MLB hires Bean as 'Ambassador for Inclusion'

    The Sports Xchange MLB hires Bean as 'Ambassador for Inclusion' In the wake of Jason Collins becoming the first openly gay NBA player and Michael Sam becoming the first openly gay player selected in the NFL Draft, Major League Baseball took a step...
  • At long last, equality comes to Florida

     At long last, equality comes to Florida
    Fly that rainbow flag high, Florida, for equal rights is just around the corner. Thursday's ruling by a judge in the Florida Keys overturns — in his jurisidiction of Monroe County — the state ban on gay marriage that voters added to the...
  • End of Florida ban won't end whining

    Now that Florida is on the verge of actually doing something sensible and just, the hysterical griping will be getting louder. Much louder. It's against the Bible, we will be hearing. Sorry, I give no credence to people who use religion as an excuse to...
  • Extreme obesity can be disability at work: EU court adviser

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A European Union law barring job discrimination against the disabled may apply to extremely obese people, an adviser to Europe's top court said on Thursday. The non-binding opinion concerns the dismissal of Karsten Kaltoft, a child-...
  • California franchisees accuse 7-Eleven of racial discrimination

    California franchisees accuse 7-Eleven of racial discrimination
    A new organization of California 7-Eleven franchisees is suing the convenience store chain, alleging the company violated store operators' civil rights through racial discrimination, as well as other complaints.  The Franchise Owner's Assn. of Greater...
  • Shiite Najaf's power brokers find many faults with al-Maliki, but sectarianism isn't among them

    NAJAF, Iraq The turbaned clerics, powerful dynasts and militia commanders who run this Shiite Muslim holy city have plenty of gripes about Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. He behaves like a dictator, they typically begin, then list the many other...
  • Obama should say no to a religion-based exemption on hiring discrimination

    Last month President Obama announced that he was drafting an executive order prohibiting federal contractors — which employ about 20% of the American workforce — from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. But...