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A Former Editor for the New York Post Alleges Harassment and Retaliation

A New York Post editor whose departure was announced Tuesday alleged she was fired two months after revealing to an executive that former editor Col Allan had sexually harassed her. The Post said any suggestion of wrongdoing related to Editor-in-Chief … Continue reading

A Harvard Law School Clinic Sues For ICE Detention Records

A Harvard Law School clinic has sued federal immigration officials for failing to release records about the use of solitary confinement in immigration detention facilities. The Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program said in a lawsuit filed in Boston federal court that … Continue reading

Microsoft Implements a Third-Party Review of Its Harassment and Discrimination Policies

Microsoft’s board of directors is hiring a law firm to review the company’s policies on sexual harassment and discrimination after years of complaints of wrongdoing at the company. The review, which will be conducted by law firm Arent Fox, will include … Continue reading

A Fired Washington Fire Chief Alleges Racial Discrimination

A former Kennewick fire chief is suing the southeast Washington city in federal court, saying he was fired because he is Black and opposed discriminatory practices toward racial minorities and women. Former Kennewick Fire Chief Vince Beasley worked for the … Continue reading

Federal Lawsuit Accuses WA State Officials of Granting Native American Casinos a Monopoly

A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday claims Washington state officials unlawfully granted Native American casinos a ’”discriminatory tribal gaming monopoly” over sports betting and other types of gambling. The Seattle Times reports the lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., … Continue reading

Parents of Late ‘Jeopardy!’ Champion Sue Hospital For Negligence and Malpractice

The parents of a five-time champion on the game show “Jeopardy!” are accusing a Las Vegas-area hospital where he underwent abdominal surgery of causing his death in February 2021. Brayden Smith, who died at 24, was one of the last … Continue reading

The Atlantic Faces Defamation Accusations

A freelance writer, Ruth Shalit Barrett, accused The Atlantic of defamation in a lawsuit that centers on the rare retraction of a magazine article. Ms. Barrett was the author of “The Mad, Mad World of Niche Sports,” an investigative article … Continue reading

Officers Sue Baltimore Police Department For Racial and Gender Discrimination

Four Black women police officers have sued the Baltimore police department for racial and gender discrimination, including one who alleged in court documents that the treatment caused her to give birth on the sidewalk in 30 degree weather. Sergeant Danika Yampierre has worked at the … Continue reading

Boss Who Paid Former Employee in 91,000 Oily Pennies Is Sued For Back Wages

Aformer auto shop employee who discovered 91,500 pennies in his driveway may be getting the last laugh. Andreas Flaten reportedly put in his two weeks’ notice to A OK Walker Autoworks in Peachtree City, Georgia, in November 2020. It wasn’t until March … Continue reading

NFLPA Looks Into Antonio Brown’s Mismanagement Claims Against Buccaneers

The NFL Players Association (NFLPA) will investigate Antonio Brown’s allegations that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are covering up practices of medical mismanagement, which the athlete said was the reason for his termination from the team and the cause of his abrupt … Continue reading