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Ex Employee Takes Discrimination Case Against UC to Trial

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A former Cincinnati health commissioner has reached a settlement with the University of Cincinnati on the verge of a racial discrimination trial that was set to begin Monday in federal court. Dr. Noble Maseru, 75, served as the city’s health … Continue reading

Kansas Nurse Sues CVS for Religious Discrimination

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A Stilwell nurse practitioner is suing CVS, arguing she was dismissed last year for not filling prescriptions for contraceptives despite previously having a religious exemption. The lawsuit, brought by Suzanne Schuler in the U.S. District Court for Kansas on Wednesday, … Continue reading

DOJ Sues GA County for Racial Discrimination

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The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against Bartow County, Georgia alleging that the county violated the Civil Rights Act of 1964 when it fired two Black men. Prosecutors say the county subjected former employee Carlen Loyal to a racially … Continue reading

Ex Peloton Trainer Sues Over Hostile Work Environment

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A former Peloton instructor is suing the personal fitness company for $1.8 million, alleging he was wrongly dismissed and that it created a hostile work environment. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in New York State Supreme Court on behalf of Daniel McKenna, … Continue reading

Judge Sides with Michigan on Wage Policy

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A lawsuit filed by the Associated Builders and Contractors of Michigan (ABC) has ended in favor of the Department of Technology (DTMB). Judge Douglas Shapiro of the Michigan Court of Claims agreed with the Attorney General’s office that the DTMB … Continue reading

Rail Union Renews Possibility for Strike

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A union representing about 12,000 rail workers on Monday voted down a tentative contract that was brokered by the White House last month ahead of a possible rail strike. This vote will force the two sides back to the negotiating table and … Continue reading

Three Ex-Teachers in SC File Discrimination Lawsuit

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Three former Colleton County School District teachers have filed a federal lawsuit against the district, claiming racial and age discrimination. The three teachers are all white women over the age of 50. They claim an African-American woman became their principal … Continue reading

Crock-Pot Sued Over Defective Cookers

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Johnson // Becker, PLLC is a nationwide products liability law firm with experience representing victims of pressure cooker explosions. The firm has represented over 500 clients who have been severely burned by exploding pressure cookers designed and sold by numerous manufacturers. Johnson//Becker filed this … Continue reading

Class Action Suit Filed Against Hospital Over Labor Law Violations

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A phlebotomist is accusing Nationwide Children’s Hospital of violating state and federal labor laws in a class action lawsuit filed last week in U.S. District Court. Bri’Ana Williams, who has worked there since January, filed the suit on behalf of … Continue reading

ACLU Alleges LGBTQ Discrimination in PA School

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“Basically, there’s a hostile environment for LGBTQ kids and transgender kids in particular in Central Bucks,” said Richard Ting, a staff attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union. We’re hearing from an attorney with the ACLU just hours after they … Continue reading