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INVESTIGATION FINDS THAT RADIO STATION FAILED TO ADDRESS ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Last year, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) fired popular radio host Jian Ghomeshi after a newspaper published a story about him that featured allegations that he had harassed and assaulted Read More

FORMER FIREFIGHTER RECEIVES $50,000 IN SEXUAL HARASSMENT SETTLEMENT

A former firefighter has received $50,000 to settle her sexual harassment lawsuit against a New Jersey fire department. The plaintiff, Courtney Jackson, worked as a volunteer at the station for Read More

EEOC DECIDES AGAINST U.S. ARMY IN GENDER IDENTITY DISCRIMINATION CASE

Recently, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released a landmark ruling that found the U.S. Army guilty of discriminating against a transgender civilian employee. The decision marks the first time Read More

MEDIATION CAN BE AN EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE ALTERNATIVE TO FILING A LAWSUIT

Mediation is a confidential and informal alternative to filing a sexual harassment or discrimination lawsuit. The two parties in an employment dispute meet to resolve their differences with the help Read More

INSPECTOR GENERAL FINDS THAT EPA PROMOTED EMPLOYEE WHO HARASSED AT LEAST 17 WOMEN

An inspector general investigation has found that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promoted an employee to be the Assistant Administrator for the EPA’s Office of Homeland Security, despite the fact Read More

SUPREME COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF WOMAN DENIED JOB AT ABERCROMBIE BECAUSE OF HEADSCAR

Supreme Court rules in favor of woman denied job at Abercrombie because of headscarf On June 1st, the Supreme Court ruled that Abercrombie and Fitch violated Title VII of the Civil Read More

FEMALE WORKERS FILE A CLASS-ACTION SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWSUIT AGAINST FORD

Female workers file a class-action sexual harassment lawsuit against Ford Recently, thirty-three female workers have joined a class-action lawsuit against Ford Motor Co., claiming that the company failed to take action Read More

STATE-APPOINTED PANEL SAYS FAST-FOOD RESTAURANTS SHOULD RAISE MINIMUM WAGE TO $15

State-appointed panel says fast-food restaurants should raise minimum wage to $15 A state-appointed minimum wage panel recently came to the conclusion that the minimum wage for fast-food workers in New York Read More

NONPROFIT TO PAY $75,000 FOR HAVING A “NO PREGNANCY IN THE WORKPLACE” POLICY

Nonprofit to pay $75,000 for having a “no pregnancy in the workplace” policy United Bible Fellowship Ministries, a nonprofit organization that provides housing for individuals with disabilities, will pay $75,000 to Read More

EXECUTIVE ORDER ON LGBT WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION TAKES EFFEC

On April 8th, President Obama’s Executive Order on LGBT Workplace Discrimination went into effect. The order prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating against applicants or employees based on their Read More

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