Discrimination Lawsuit Is Filed Against Starbucks In Arizona
201510.22
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Discrimination Lawsuit Is Filed Against Starbucks In Arizona

Discrimination Lawsuit Is Filed Against Starbucks In Arizona An Arizona woman who worked as a Starbucks barista for seven years has filed a lawsuit against the company for allegedly discriminating against her because she’s deaf. She claims she repeatedly asked for reasonable accommodations to help her on the job and was repeatedly denied, and that…

Discrimination Lawsuit Settles Against Bass Underwriters’
201510.19
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Discrimination Lawsuit Settles Against Bass Underwriters’

Discrimination Lawsuit Settles Against Bass Underwriters’ Barbara Anderton had been a top performer for more than a decade at her employers’ underwriting firm, winning a reputation as an aggressive broker and earning a hefty six-figure salary as a manager at the firm’s Sacramento office. Yet in 2013, the then-61-year-old Anderton was out of a job,…

Jennifer Lawrence Speaks Out About Gender Pay Inequality
201510.14
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Jennifer Lawrence Speaks Out About Gender Pay Inequality

Jennifer Lawrence Speaks Out About Gender Pay Inequality The actress Jennifer Lawrence spoke out against gender pay inequality in an essay on Tuesday, describing how she felt when leaked documents exposed by the Sony Pictures hack showed that she had been paid less than her male colleagues on the film “American Hustle.” In the essay, published…

Discrimination Suit Settles Against Fastenal For $1.25 Million
201510.12
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Discrimination Suit Settles Against Fastenal For $1.25 Million

Discrimination Suit Settles Against Fastenal For $1.25 Million Parts supplier Fastenal will pay $1.25 million to 8,453 job applicants in Indianapolis and Atlanta to settle a federal labor complaint for discriminatory hiring, according to an article in the Indianapolis Star. Winona-based Fastenal also agreed to hire 154 African-Americans and 17 women as part of the…

Discrimination Suit Settles Against Hudson City Savings Bank
201510.09
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Discrimination Suit Settles Against Hudson City Savings Bank

Discrimination Suit Settles Against Hudson City Savings Bank Mortgage discrimination against black and Hispanic communities has led to a proposed $32.75 million settlement between Hudson City Savings Bank and the federal government. The New Jersey-based lender located branches, chose mortgage brokers and marketed loans that discouraged borrowers in predominantly minority communities, said the Consumer Financial…

Religious Discrimination Suit Is Filed Against Denny’s In Ocala
201510.02
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Religious Discrimination Suit Is Filed Against Denny’s In Ocala

Religious Discrimination Suit Is Filed Against Denny’s In Ocala The Denny’s restaurant in Ocala faces a religious discrimination charge after managers fired a Muslim server who refused to remove his head covering. The Council on American-Islamic Relations Florida, or CAIR Florida, has filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of Marlondejuan…

Female Coaches File Discrimination Suit Against University
201509.29
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Female Coaches File Discrimination Suit Against University

Female Coaches File Discrimination Suit Against University Three former women’s head coaches with the University of Minnesota-Duluth are suing the school, alleging discrimination under Title VII and Title IX and saying they were fired because they are female and gay. Two of the plaintiffs suing the Board of Regents say they were fired also because…

Experts Say Age Discrimination Can Be Hard To Prove
201509.28
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Experts Say Age Discrimination Can Be Hard To Prove

Experts Say Age Discrimination Can Be Hard To Prove When Tina Marshall got laid off in 2014, she was confident that she’d quickly find work again. A few years earlier, she’d gone back to school to get her bachelor’s degree, so she had a recent graduation date on her resume and solid experience in her…