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  • 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....
  • HRC names Andy Harris among nation's most 'anti-equality' legislators

    The nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization has listed U.S. Rep. Andy Harris -- a Baltimore County Republican -- among the nation's "most anti-equality members of Congress." The Human Rights Campaign said...
  • 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...
  • Kluwe threatens to sue Vikings over harassment findings

    Kluwe threatens to sue Vikings over harassment findings
    Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe plans to sue the franchise for discrimination unless the team releases the findings of its investigation into the player's allegation that he was subjected to harassment and hostility for speaking out in favor...
  • For rights group, gay marriage only the beginning

    For rights group, gay marriage only the beginning
    They've won the first two battles to make gay marriage legal in Florida. Now the state's largest LGBT civil rights organization has its next target in sight — a bill banning workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation. "Being able to get...
  • Plaintiffs want to expand lawsuit against Disney for how it treats guests with autism

    Plaintiffs want to expand lawsuit against Disney for how it treats guests with autism
    Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Walt Disney Parks and Resorts want to expand their legal dispute against the entertainment giant over the way it treats its guests with autism. According to a report filed late Wednesday night at Deadline.com, the...