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Elimination of Racial Discrimination Day
  International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is March 21 of each year It was established by the United Nations in 1966 to serve as a call to all nations to stamp-out all forms of racial discrimination Get involved by participating in an activity in your community or by starting an ... Read more

Federal Government Settles with Black Farmers
Update According to the Associated Press, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering $1.3 billion to settle discrimination lawsuits filed by female and Latino farmers against the USDA. The lawsuits were filed about 10 years ago and claim USDA officials denied women and Latino farmers the same ... Read more

Judge Refuses to Wed Interracial Couple
For over 40 years, interracial couples in the US have been able to marry. In 1967, the US Supreme Court prohibited race-based limitations on marriage in the landmark case, Loving v. Virginia. In this unanimous decision, the court ruled that under the Constitution, "the freedom to marry, or not marry, ... Read more

US Settles Native American Farmers Suit
In all things, fairness is everything. An even playing field creates opportunities, competition, and success. It's a cornerstone of the American way of life. And it's instilled in our laws. Farmers Sue Eleven years ago, a group of Native American farmers filed a class action lawsuit against the US government. ... Read more

Beauty Queen Sues for Religious Discrimination
Former Miss California Carrie Prejean sued beauty pageant officials for religious discrimination. ... Read more

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You fail to state what the nature of the harassment was. Generally, if you are being harassed because of your membership within a protected class such as on the basis of sex, age, race, religion, etc. ...Read more

I see no reason why you can't pursue both simultaneously, however, the school misconduct charge you levy would probably be handled internally and you may not obtain an objective finding while the disc ...Read more

You may have a claim for discrimination under the ADA or FMLA. Some general information about disability discrimination can be found here   Ohio FMLA attorney www.mcoffmanlegal.com ...Read more

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Employment Law in Massachusetts: What Out-of-Staters Need to Know

Massachusetts is known for having in place a multitude of laws governing the employment relationship. Over the past few years, Massachusetts has expanded the rights and protections of employees throu ... Read more

NEW DFEH GUIDANCE CLARIFIES CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS' RESPONSIBILITIES FOR PROVIDING RESTROOM ACCESS TO TRANSGENDER EMPLOYEES

Employers in California who staff transgender employees are required to allow these workers access to the restroom facilities associated with their gender identity, anewly issued guidance from the Dep ... Read more

CONGRESS INVESTIGATES TSA FOR ALLEGED RETALIATION AGAINST WHISTLEBLOWERS

The House Oversight Committee is currently investigating the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for allegedly retaliating against multiple employees who had attempted to blow the whistle on ... Read more

DISCRIMINATION LAW NEWS: 4 IMPORTANT AMENDMENTS TO THE CALIFORNIA FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT (FEHA) ARE NOW IN EFFECT

Prohibiting workplace discrimination and harassment, the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA)1 offers a number of important protections to California workers. While this law has been updated various ... Read more

WORKPLACE AGE DISCRIMINATION IMPACTS AGING WOMEN MORE OFTEN THAN AGING MEN, STUDY REVEALS

WORKPLACE AGE DISCRIMINATION IMPACTS AGING WOMEN MORE OFTEN THAN AGING MEN, STUDY REVEALS Aging female job applicants may be the targets of employers’ age discrimination more o ... Read more

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