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Christian [Ought] not sexually harass students

Christian Ott not sexually harass students PASADENA, CA – Christian Ott, an astrophysics professor from the California Institute of Technology, has recently resigned after allegations of sexual harassment. Two students accused Ott of falling in love with them and then terminating in retaliation when they did not have the same feelings. Ott turned in his… Read more »

Missouri: NAACP warns go at your own risk

Missouri: NAACP warns go at your own risk ST. LOUIS, MO – The NAACP issued a travel advisory for the first time the organization history, on the national or state level. They have issued this warning because of, “looming danger,” for minorities traveling to Missouri. Missouri, the last state to be admitted as a slave state, has a long… Read more »

Protections for Interns Facing Discrimination

Protections for Interns Facing Discrimination Interns’ Rights under Federal Law In recent years, there has been an increase in litigation brought by interns against their presumed employers, not only relating to payment of wages but also, in some instances, claims of discrimination and harassment. As a result, both lawmakers and the media have been paying… Read more »

Rick Ross’ pro-sexual harassment stance on female hip hop artists

Rick Ross’ pro-sexual harassment stance on female hip hop artists MIAMI, FL – During a July 25, 2017 interview with The Breakfast Club morning radio show, rapper and entrepreneur Rick Ross was asked why had not he signed a single female artist to his Maybach Music Group. Ross thought it was perfectly acceptable to say on… Read more »

Emoji. Appropriate message or sexual harassment?

Emoji. Appropriate message or sexual harassment? SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – In 2017, the term “emoji” is ubiquitous in the American lexicon. However, these friendly faces may not seem as innocuous as previously thought. Currently, attorneys are reading through thousands of emails and text messages racking their heads in an attempt to decipher the modern hieroglyphics…. Read more »

Police Lieutenant fired after sexual harassment claims

Police Lieutenant fired after sexual harassment claims FORSYTH, NJ– Forsyth County Sheriff’s department has fired Richard Holcomb, a 25-year veteran, amidst claims of sexual harassment allegations. On May 11, the Forsyth County Civil Service Board upheld the Sheriff’s office decision to fire Holcomb who had reached the rank of lieutenant at the time of his termination…. Read more »

Plastic Manufacture settles suit for $475,000

Plastic Manufacture settles suit for $475,000 GREENBAY, WI – Plastics, Inc., a Green Bay based metal and plastic product manufacture has settled a lawsuit filed against them by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleging the Plastic’s firm discriminated against their employees based on their national origin through English only tests. Plastic’s, Inc. settled the case… Read more »

K.C. News Anchor sues KCTV – 5 for discrimination

K.C. News Anchor sues KCTV – 5 for discrimination KANSAS CITY, KS – Karen Fuller, a former KCTV – 5 news anchor, is suing the KCTV-5’s owner for age and gender discrimination.  Fuller filed her suit in Kansas City, Kansas against the Meredith Corporation, the owner of KCTV-5 which is based out of Fairway, Kansas. Fuller alleges… Read more »

Redskins granted trademark after Supreme Court ruling

Redskins granted trademark after Supreme Court ruling WASHINGTON, D.C. – “Hail to the Redskins!” owner Dan Snyder exclaimed after the unanimous Supreme Court ruling on disparaging trademarks was published. The Skins have been under intense scrutiny since the ‘60s with regard to their nickname, which many have argued is disparaging toward Native Americans. In 2015 the… Read more »

Great Leap Back: Three Hard Hits to L.G.B.T. Rights

Great Leap Back: Three Hard Hits to L.G.B.T. Rights NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Wednesday, July 26, 2017, marks the Trump administration’s new assault on the L.G.B.T. community. In three separate actions, President Trump has used the powers of the federal government to roll back civil rights for gay and transgender people. First, President Trump announced via Twitter a… Read more »