Male Applicant Claims Gender Discrimination Over Track Job
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Male Applicant Claims Gender Discrimination Over Track Job

Male Applicant Claims Gender Discrimination Over Track Job University of Iowa athletic department administrators ordered a woman be hired over male candidates for an assistant track coaching job regardless of qualifications, one applicant alleges based on an internal email from the head coach. Attorneys for a male coach who says he was illegally passed over…

Teacher Sues School For Harassment & Termination
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Teacher Sues School For Harassment & Termination

Teacher Sues School For Harassment & Termination A former Edgewater High teacher sued Orange County Public Schools on Wednesday, contending administrators harassed and terminated her because she associated with black co-workers and dated a black man. Math teacher Audrey Dudek, who is white, said the district unlawfully discriminated against her when she was not reappointed…

Discrimination Alleged At Muskogee Swim & Fitness Center
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Discrimination Alleged At Muskogee Swim & Fitness Center

Discrimination Alleged At Muskogee Swim & Fitness Center A grievance filed by a city employee who was turned down for a promotion prompted an internal investigation of gender discrimination. Kent Kamp, who has worked eight years as a fitness coordinator at the Muskogee Swim & Fitness Center, had applied for an open position as facility…

Target To Pay $2.8 Million For Discriminatory Hiring Tests
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Target To Pay $2.8 Million For Discriminatory Hiring Tests

Target To Pay $2.8 Million For Discriminatory Hiring Tests The retail giant’s former employment tests discriminated on the basis of race and sex and violated the Americans With Disabilities Act. Some of the tests that Target once used to assess job applicants were big no-nos, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The agency announced…

American Airlines Employees Claim Racial Discrimination
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American Airlines Employees Claim Racial Discrimination

American Airlines Employees Claim Racial Discrimination Black American Airlines employees at Reagan National and Philadelphia International airports say they have been subjected to racial taunts and are routinely assigned unsafe equipment and the most difficult tasks. The employees were among 80 minority workers who, through an attorney, have written to U.S. Attorney General Loretta E….

Austin Police Officer Files Discrimination Lawsuit
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Austin Police Officer Files Discrimination Lawsuit

Austin Police Officer Files Discrimination Lawsuit An Austin police officer is suing the city for gender discrimination after his supervisors allegedly did not respond to his complaints of a female co-worker sexually harassing him. His lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court in Austin on Monday, comes months after his co-worker, Det. Brenda Bermudez,…

Bedford Weaving, Inc. Sued For Disability Discrimination
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Bedford Weaving, Inc. Sued For Disability Discrimination

Bedford Weaving, Inc. Sued For Disability Discrimination Bedford Weaving, Inc., a broad loom fabric weaving manufacturer, violated federal law when it asked an applicant for genetic information and made illegal medical inquiries, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today. The suit also alleged Bedford Weaving failed to hire…

Discrimination Allegations Arise At Seymour Midwest
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Discrimination Allegations Arise At Seymour Midwest

Discrimination Allegations Arise At Seymour Midwest Seymour Midwest, a Warsaw, Indiana, hand tool manufacturing company, violated federal law when it rejected a 58-year-old executive upon learning that he was older than the company’s ideal age range of 45–52, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a discrimination lawsuit it filed [Monday]. According to EEOC’s suit,…