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Discrimination

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  • Macy's to pay $650,000 to resolve 'shop-and-frisk' probe

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Macy's Inc has agreed to pay $650,000 to New York's attorney general and install a monitor to resolve allegations that its security personnel targeted minority shoppers. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, whose office...
  • Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act

    Baltimore required to improve hiring policies and practices to comply with disabilities act
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration settled a discrimination complaint brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, agreeing to ensure that hiring follows rules that forbid asking most job candidates to take medical exams. The Justice...
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz: World must speak out as anti-Semitism rises again

    From cafes in Belgium to streets in Paris to right here in South Florida, we have witnessed an alarming increase of horrific acts of anti-Semitism.     This unabashed hatred of the Jewish people is manifesting itself in terrifying ways. Chants of...
  • 'Approval Matrix' Host Neal Brennan on Twitter Scolds, Reparations and the W-Word

    By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - Neal Brennan's new series "The Approval Matrix" takes the most highbrow, brilliant infographic ever to appear in a magazine and uses it as a springboard to talk about television, internet scolds, and his favorite...
  • Italy relaxes punishment for 'territorial' discrimination

    ROME (Reuters) - Derogatory chanting against certain regions of Italy will be treated less severely than racial discrimination this season following a decision by the Italian federation (FIGC) on Monday. The FIGC's executive committee voted to change the...
  • Religious rights and gay rights

    Last month, President Obama issued an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Equally notable is what the president didn't do: He refused to exempt religious organizations....
  • Allentown settles suits by officers who alleged discrimination

    When Allentown police officer Anthony Sube injured his right hand making an arrest in September 2008, it sidelined him for the foreseeable future. Unable to bend his trigger finger, Sube couldn't fire a handgun and wasn't able to fulfill his duties as a...
  • End discrimination in hiring Chicago firefighters

    End discrimination in hiring Chicago firefighters
    Ten years ago this summer, Chicago debated preferential treatment for some firefighters. In the wake of a killer fire at an office building owned by Cook County, a commission headed by former federal Appellate Judge Abner Mikva not only criticized several...
  • Obama signs order banning LGBT discrimination by federal contractors

    President Obama signed an executive order Monday barring federal contractors from discriminating against gay employees and prohibiting discrimination against federal workers who identify as transgender. “In too many states and in too many...
  • Should politicians be moral role models?

    David Mech is a former porn star/producer running for the school board in Palm Beach County. Should that history alone disqualify Mech? Not only does Mech maintain that it's not a deal-breaker, he argues that even if he were to resume his old profession,...
  • Sanctions on Russia, love, and Robinson: Letters

    Sanctions on Russia? President Obama "demanded" that Russia stop supporting separatists in Ukraine after the downing of an airliner by a missile he said was fired from rebel territory. That very likely was a missile supplied by Russia, regardless from...