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.
A former coach who accused a youth lacrosse league of discriminating against girls by giving boys more resources has settled her lawsuit.
A gender discrimination class action against Wal-Mart may proceed on a limited basis after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the certification of a nationwide class, a U.S. District Court in California has ruled in denying a motion to dismiss.
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.
A federal agency says it has reached a $295,000 settlement with Lund Boat Co. and its Lake Forest, Ill.-based parent, Brunswick Corp., in a hiring discrimination case.
New Mexico taxpayers have to pay out nearly $1 million to settle a lawsuit with a former Los Alamos County worker who claimed she was fired because of gender discrimination.
WASHINGTON – As lawmakers and advocates urged the passage of legislation they say is needed to stop discrimination against gay and transgendered workers, opponents of the measure voiced constitutional concerns at a Senate hearing.
An Alabama city has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle a sexual discrimination lawsuit filed by a former police sergeant who claims she’s been excluded from the department’s “good-old-boy network.”
A graduate student could sue a state university for retaliating against her for complaining about gender discrimination in her doctoral program, the 9th Circuit has ruled in reversing a summary judgment.
The Syracuse Common Council has approved paying $375,000 to settle a federal gender-discrimination lawsuit filed in 2009 by a female officer of the Police Department.