201511.30
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How to Handle Disclosing your Pregnancy at Work; The Legal Caveat

 How to Handle Disclosing your Pregnancy at Work; The Legal Caveat Being pregnant can be a wonderful and beautiful time in your life, however some employers are less friendly to pregnancy than others. Listed below are a few tips and legal considerations when you are delivering the news of your pregnancy to your employer. 1….

Schools Found to Have Discriminated Against Transgender Student
201511.03
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Schools Found to Have Discriminated Against Transgender Student

Schools Found to Have Discriminated Against Transgender Student On Monday, the Obama administration weighed in on the issue with the release of a report slamming a suburban Chicago public school district for not providing a transgender student with access to the girls’ locker rooms. The report found that Township High School District 211 in Palatine, Ill., unfairly…

Supreme Court Takes On Discrimination In Jury Selection
201511.02
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Supreme Court Takes On Discrimination In Jury Selection

Supreme Court Takes On Racial Discrimination In Jury Selection The U.S. Supreme Court wrestles Monday with a problem that has long plagued the criminal justice system: race discrimination in the selection of jurors. “Numerous studies demonstrate that prosecutors use peremptory strikes to remove black jurors at significantly higher rates than white jurors.” Those are not…

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…