An employer may be liable for sex discrimination under Title VII for allegedly discharging a female employee because she wanted to express breast milk at work, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing a summary judgment.
A plaintiff who alleged she was twice denied an entry-level sales job with Cintas because of her gender was not entitled to class certification of her Title VII claims, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming judgment.
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.”