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  • Fort Lauderdale public works department employees file complaint about 'toxic' work environment

    Fort Lauderdale public works department employees file complaint about 'toxic' work environment
    A group of Fort Lauderdale employees filed charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, saying the public works department is a "hostile, toxic and bullying work environment." Employees older than 40 get demoted and disciplined for no reason...
  • Born amid KKK backlash, Columbus statue endures

    Born amid KKK backlash, Columbus statue endures
    In September 1928, the leaders of one of Easton's burgeoning immigrant communities met in their usual gathering place, the Italian Home on South Fifth Street, to talk about raising money for a gift for their new city. They decided to canvass the Italian...
  • U.S. Bank accused of housing discrimination in Palm Beach County

    U.S. Bank accused of housing discrimination in Palm Beach County
    The National Fair Housing Alliance has filed an amended lawsuit against U.S. Bank, accusing it of not properly maintaining foreclosed homes in minority neighborhoods across Palm Beach County and other communities nationwide. The fair housing group...
  • Lenders usually require consistent income to refinance mortgage

    WASHINGTON — Ed Fine's recent rejection for a refinancing of his home loan wasn't exactly like former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke's. But there are enough similarities to raise questions about current tight mortgage market standards...
  • As woman clings to life, state clings tight to discrimination

    Liz Molina is dying. Days, weeks, maybe a month. It is the tragedy of cervical cancer, which has spread quickly and indiscriminately — kidneys, liver and spleen and her abdominal wall. Only 35, Molina has withered away, down from 138 to 80...
  • Lawsuit alleges race discrimination at division of Huntington Ingalls

    Lawsuit alleges race discrimination at division of Huntington Ingalls
    A group of eight past and present employees are suing a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, alleging they were subjected to a hostile work environment and denied promotions and pay increases because they are black. The lawsuit, filed in U.S....
  • ACLU files complaint against Hair Cuttery over termination of HIV-positive employee

    ACLU files complaint against Hair Cuttery over termination of HIV-positive employee
    The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland has filed a federal employment discrimination complaint against a Maryland hair salon on behalf of an employee who says he was fired for being HIV-positive. Representatives for Ratner Cos., which owns the...
  • Wells Fargo to pay $5 million to settle discrimination allegations

    Wells Fargo to pay $5 million to settle discrimination allegations
    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) said Thursday it has reached a $5 million settlement with Wells Fargo's home mortgage unit over allegations that the lender discriminated against women who were pregnant or had recently given...
  • Discrimination Free Zone showcased at TV show taping

    Discrimination Free Zone showcased at TV show taping
    Behind a recent night of laughs in Hollywood, there was a serious universal message. As NBC filmed "Last Comic Standing" in the Fort Lauderdale Improv comedy club at the Seminole Hard Rock, the Discrimination Free Zone foundation invited attendees and...
  • Mears settles HIV discrimination lawsuit

    Mears settles HIV discrimination lawsuit
    Orlando-based Mears Transportation has settled a federal lawsuit filed by a former driver who alleged he was fired after revealing he was HIV positive. Details of the settlement remained confidential, but U.S. District Judge Karla R. Spaulding signed an...
  • Fashion, faith clash at Abercrombie

    Fashion, faith clash at Abercrombie
    In France, the bitter controversy over the hijab, or headscarf, worn by some Muslim women relates to citizenship, feminism and the secularism of the French Revolution and Republic. In America, we have Abercrombie. So perhaps it's fitting that the U.S....