More Than 150 Employees Leave a Houston Hospital After a Judge Dismisses a Lawsuit Over Vaccine Requirements

Blog   |   June 23, 2021

More than 150 employees at a Houston hospital system who refused to get the Covid-19 vaccine have been fired or resigned after a judge dismissed an employee lawsuit over the vaccine requirement. A spokesperson for Houston Methodist hospital system said 153 … Continue reading

A Former Line Cook Is Suing Spago for Discrimination

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An ex-line cook at Spago has filed a lawsuit against his former employer in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleging wrongful termination, retaliation, a hostile work environment and failure to pay overtime. Kevin Peralta said he was hired in 2013 and … Continue reading

Civil Rights Groups Call on Lawmakers to Address Amazon’s Worker Surveillance System

Blog   |   June 21, 2021

Civil rights groups are calling on lawmakers and regulators to crack down on Amazon over its system of monitoring workers’ pace.  More than 35 civil rights organizations signed a letter Monday urging action. The letter was released the same day … Continue reading

Emory Medical School Formally Apologized to a Black Man for Rejecting Him 62 Years Ago

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The Emory School of Medicine formally apologized to a doctor on Thursday, 62 years after denying his application because he is Black. When Marion G. Hood applied to Emory’s medical school in 1959, the director of admissions wrote him a … Continue reading