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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 should file a discrimination claim with the Texas Workforce Commission as soon as possible. What county are you in?

Contact an attorney. There could be some issues under the Fair Credit Reporting Act depending if they followed the steps properly when running a background check.   Ohio background check attorn ...Read more

We need to know all the facts. What was the handicap ? Did the handicap prevent you from doing your work ? Was this agreement in writing ? Please call to discuss. Ed Dimon 732-797-1600

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PITTSBURGH MAKES FINAL PAYMENT IN DISCRIMINATORY POLICE HIRING LAWSUIT

In May of 2015, the city of Pittsburgh agreed to settle a class action lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in 2012 alleging discriminatory hiring practices in its police force ... Read more

FEDERAL EMPLOYEE EEOC MEDIATION ATLANTA ATTORNEY

More first time callers ask, “Do you represent employees in EEOC mediation?”  Yes, there is a new Atlanta District program which  encourages early mediation between the Complaina ... Read more

NEW EEOC DOCUMENT TO FIGHT WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION

With numerous states passing laws that many find to be discriminatory to certain groups, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has published a new document aimed at discouraging ... Read more

SOUTH JERSEY EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS: SETTLEMENT FOR RACIAL DISCRIMINATION

Local 25, a northern New Jersey sheet metal trade union, has been ordered to pay $1.6 million dollars and other damages to African-American and Hispanic journeypersons who were victims of employm ... Read more

ARE SEPTA’S HIRING PRACTICES DISCRIMINATORY?

A 56-year-old Philadelphia resident has filed a pre-employment discrimination lawsuit against SEPTA after his offer of employment was rescinded following a criminal background check. The job appl ... Read more

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