Workplace discrimination charges went down slightly in fiscal year 2012, according to year-end data released by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Published: February 1, 2013
Tags: Bank of America, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Discrimination, Equal Access Rule, gender discrimination, gender identity, HUD, sexual orientation discrimination
Bank of America will pay $7,500 to settle the first action to enforce the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s new rule prohibiting home lenders from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
An attorney’s race discrimination suit against law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has been dismissed on summary judgment by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
The federal government could not be sued for breaching the terms of an agreement settling an employee’s Title VII discrimination claims, the 6th Circuit has ruled in affirming a dismissal.
Military chaplains from certain Protestant denominations have standing to sue the U.S. Navy for the discriminatory denial of promotions, the D.C. Circuit has ruled in reversing judgment.
Temporary workers at Wal-Mart have filed a new class action against the retail giant.
A closely watched case that grappled with the issue of the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act to the Internet has settled.
A quadriplegic California lawyer who has gained notoriety by suing thousands of businesses for disability discrimination is himself facing a lawsuit brought by four former employees who are accusing him of sexual harassment.
WASHINGTON – A bill that would prohibit discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered individuals in the federal jury selection process has been introduced in the Senate.
A federal jury has ordered the city of Boise to pay $1 million to an organization that helps homeless people because the city discriminated against women and children and retaliated against the organization when board members complained.