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Discrimination

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  • EEOC: Harold Washington College passed over job applicant because of age

    EEOC: Harold Washington College passed over job applicant because of age
    Chicago’s Harold Washington College refused to hire a 66-year-old woman full-time because of her age, according to a federal lawsuit filed Thursday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Nancy Sullivan, who had worked as an adjunct...
  • Hobby Lobby's harvest: A religious exemption for LGBT discrimination?

    Events in the real world continue to mock the assertion by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito that his majority opinion in the Hobby Lobby case is a "narrow" one. Alito maintained that his June 30 decision concerned only the contraceptive mandate of the...
  • Fattitude: Documentary to be aimed at promoting body acceptance

    Fattitude: Documentary to be aimed at promoting body acceptance
    Lindsey Averill spent most of her life thinking things would be better if she could just get skinnier. She counted calories and worked out, but still couldn't reach the size she wanted, the one she saw on TV and in magazines. She put things off,...
  • Complaints filed alleging housing bias in Oak Park

    Complaints filed alleging housing bias in Oak Park
    HOPE Fair Housing Center's director announced this week that the organization has filed complaints against six Oak Park housing agencies alleging rental discrimination — though officials said the group does not plan to name the agencies. The...
  • Crist pledges to make first day as governor an active one

    If elected, my first day as governor will be a day of action when we take Florida out of the shadows, restore good government, ensure that every Floridian has a fair shot at success, and start building an economy on the foundation of our own homegrown...
  • New playwright Kate Sprouse on 'Half Price Cosmos'

    New playwright Kate Sprouse on 'Half Price Cosmos'
    Like many freelance writers, Kate Sprouse often works in coffee shops. And like most Americans, she was horrified when she heard the news about the Boston Marathon bombing—and disturbed when she began overhearing random coffee shop conversations...
  • Chuck Lehmann: Gay marriage will hurt society

    For thousands of years, most all traditions around the world have recognized marriage as between a man and a woman. Only in the last 10 years or so, has there been a major effort to change our marriage laws to include same-sex marriage, mainly endorsed,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rizza Cadillac to pay $100K in discrimination case

    Rizza Cadillac to pay $100K in discrimination case
    Tinley Park car dealership Rizza Buick GMC Cadillac, Inc. must pay $100,000 to resolve a religious discrimination lawsuit, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced. Under the terms of a federal consent decree, Rizza Cadillac will be...
  • Limited ban on anti-gay discrimination is a welcome start

    Limited ban on anti-gay discrimination is a welcome start
    That “whooshing” sound you just heard? That was President Obama making another partial end-run around Congress, also known as “the place where legislation goes to die.” Word filtered out of the White House on Monday morning...