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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 need to provide additional information..for instance you do not indicate whether those urging you to quit are people in positions of authority. Furthermore, aside from the fact that you are a mixe ...Read more

You state that you are being discriminated against and in the basic definition of that word it sounds as if you are, however, bear in mind that just because you are being discriminated against by bein ...Read more

Contact an attorney who handles FMLA cases. Your FMLA leave cannot be held against you. Many firms, including my office provide free consultations and work on contingency fees.   Ohio FMLA atto ...Read more

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PHILADELPHIA EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS: TRANSGENDER STUDENTS MAY SUE

A transgender student in South Carolina was recently told by school administrators to use the girls’ bathroom, even though he identified as male. During a pep rally, he used the boys’ bath ... Read more

SOUTH JERSEY EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS: SETTLEMENT FOR RACIAL DISCRIMINATION

Local 25, a northernNew 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 employment di ... Read more

NEW EEOC DOCUMENT TO FIGHT WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION

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

WHAT IS A WRONGFUL TERMINATION?

We all have likely heard of “wrongful termination,” but few of us know what actually qualifies as a wrongful termination under California law. In California, employees without an employmen ... Read more

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION UPDATE: LOWE'S TO PAY $8.6 MILLION TO SETTLE EEOC DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION SUIT REGARDING ATTENDANCE POLICY'S IMPACT ON DISABLED EMPLOYEES

On May 13,2016, Home-improvement giant, Lowe’s, agreedto pay $8.6 million to settleadisabilitydiscriminationlawsuit brought by theU.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). According t ... Read more

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