Tag Archives: Civil Rights Act of 1964

From Abuser to Abused, ex- Ferguson Cop sues for Discrimination

From Abuser to Abused, ex-Ferguson Cop sues for Gender Discrimination FERGUSON, MISSOURI – The most unique aspect of our Republic is the idea that even monsters deserve full protection under the laws. Kim Tihen, an ex-Ferguson police officer, and by all standards of morality a vicious criminal, is now suing the city of Ferguson, along… Read more »

NEW JERSEY POLICE DEPARTMENT UNDER FIRE FOR GENDER DISCRIMINATION

Police departments are tasked with upholding the laws of the State and Country, however, far too often do police departments themselves ignore antidiscrimination rules, raising concerns about the department and the institution as a whole. Currently, New Jersey’s Ramsey Police Department is facing a discrimination suit alleging the department created a hostile workplace for Diane… Read more »

WASHINGTON FIRE DEPARTMENT SETTLES QUARTER MILLION DOLLAR RACE DISCRIMINATION SUIT

WASHINGTON – The old guard, a traditional part of the fire fighter industry, are finding the world changing around them as Fire Departments across the nation become more diverse. Recently, Lynden City Fire Department has settled a suit brought by one of its firefighters for racial discrimination. In the suit,  Damon Winters, a volunteer fire fighter,… Read more »

COURT SPLIT OVER SEXUAL ORIENTATION DISCRIMINATION QUESTION

Discrimination claims based on sexual orientation are a budding area of discrimination law. While many Courts have found ways to backdoor sexual orientation discrimination through the lens of gender discrimination, most  Federal Circuit Courts are still reluctant to explicitly state that sexual orientation discrimination is covered by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of… Read more »

MAINE TRACK COACH SUES HAMPDEN SCHOOL FOR AGE DISCRIMINATION

Regional School Unit 22 has stumbled out of the blocks after Coach Kathryn King alleged the school refused to hire her as a track coach because of her age. As a result, the fifty-seven (57) year old King will end her tenure with the school at the end of the school year to attend the… Read more »

New Legislation protects Janitors from Sexual Harassment

Janitors express Sexual Harassment Concerns California ­– The state of California maintains a high volume of janitor employees. An enormous part of those employees are immigrants who work diligently to provide a better life for their families. Although employees attempt to complete their shift comfortably and return home, sexual harassment and sexual assault has become… Read more »

Georgia Company violates State Labor Code

Product Technician allege Discrimination and Wrongful Termination Texas – Lance McCullough, product technician, filed a discrimination lawsuit against Aaron’s Inc., Georgia Company, for allegedly breaching the Texas Labor Code. The discrimination lawsuit was filed in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas on August 16th. Discrimination under several protected classes including, race, gender,… Read more »

Windsor Inn must pay $200k for Sexual Harassment

EEOC sues Windsor Inn for exposing Employees to Workplace Misconduct Maryland – The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Windsor Inn on behalf of a female employee who alleged sexual harassment and retaliation for reporting the unethical behavior. The EEOC reported the owner of the restaurant sexually harassed and assaulted a… Read more »

Lancaster County Sheriff admits to Sexual Harassment

Female Deputy reports Sexual Harassment by Colleague Pennsylvania – Jessica Padilla, female deputy sheriff, filed an official sexual harassment report with her superiors regarding the sexual harassment she endured from Sheriff Mark Reese. Prior to completing a full investigation into the sexual harassment allegations, the Lancaster County board of commissioners requested Reese to resign. An… Read more »

Valve Corporation face over $3M in Damages for Transgender Discrimination

Valve aims to settle Transgender Discrimination Allegations Washington – Over the years, the Valve Corporation, a video game developer and digital distribution company, has been rated as the “most desirable” company for employment, according to the International Game Developers Association. Overall, Valve carries a great image that draws employees to work for their business. In… Read more »