Tag Archives: Civil Rights Act

After being Called Slaves, Haitian Workers Win $2.5 Million Settlement

On July 27, 2018, the SLS South Beach hotel on Miami Beach, Florida agreed to a $2.5 million settlement with 17 of its former Haitian employees. These employees worked at the hotel’s restaurants, including Hyde Beach, The Bazaar by Jose Andrés, and Katsuya. Back in 2014, the employees accused the hotel of firing Haitians for… Read more »

IOWA GOP STAFFER’S SEXUAL HARASSMENT GOES TO JURY

IOWA GOP STAFFER’S SEXUAL HARASSMENT GOES TO JURY Ames, Iowa – Monday afternoon jury deliberations began in Kirsten Andersons’ sexual harassment suit against the State of Iowa. Anderson was a former Communications Director for the Republican Caucus. In May of 2013 Anderson turned in a memo detailing concerns of lewd comments and sexual harassment in the… Read more »