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A Black House Staffer Alleges Discrimination and a Hostile Environment

A Black staffer for Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Ill.) has sued her employer, saying her supervisor made a comment about lynching to her and that reporting the problem resulted in race-based retaliation against her. In a lawsuit filed Thursday in the … Continue reading

A Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Yale Has Been Resolved

A settlement has been reached in a wide-ranging sexual harassment lawsuit filed by six women who were doctors at Yale University last year when they accused a male physician at the Ivy League school of repeated incidents of forced and … Continue reading

A Refinery Is Seeking Bankruptcy After the EPA Shut Them Down

An oil refinery that was once one of the largest in North America filed for bankruptcy after a series of environmental breaches and a government-ordered shut down, highlighting pressures faced by the oil industry to curb its environmental impact. Limetree … Continue reading

A Former Employee of Bill O’Reilly Says She Felt Bullied Into Signing an NDA Over Harassment Allegations

A woman who accuses former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly of workplace harassment when he was her boss in the early 2000s is opening up for the first time about her claims, saying she felt bullied into signing a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) in 2004. … Continue reading

Republicans Fight ‘Discrimination’ Against Unvaccinated People

State Republican lawmakers around the country are pushing bills — at least one of which has become law — that would give unvaccinated people the same protections as those surrounding race, gender and religion. These bills would tie the hands … Continue reading

Schumer Says the NRA Should Be Investigated for Bankruptcy Fraud

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on the Justice Department to investigate the National Rifle Association for bankruptcy fraud, saying the financially stable gun-rights group abused the system when it sought bankruptcy protection in the wake of … Continue reading

Several States Back-Up Purdue Pharma’s Bankruptcy Proposal

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s plan to reorganize into a new entity that helps combat the U.S. opioid epidemic got a big boost as 15 states that had previously opposed the new business model now support it. The agreement from multiple … Continue reading

A Former URI Professor Sues the School for Retaliation

A former University of Rhode Island professor has sued the school, alleging he was fired as retaliation for challenging the lack of diversity in the school’s leadership and encouraging students to speak out against systemic racism. The federal suit filed … Continue reading

The Michigan AG Joins a Coalition of Attorneys to Defend New York’s Anti-Discrimination Law

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel joined a coalition of 20 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief in support of the constitutionality of New York’s anti-discrimination law. The brief was filed with the United States District Court for the Western District of New York in the case of … Continue reading

Liberty University Faces a Discrimination Lawsuit From a Former Employee

A former Liberty University employee has filed a federal lawsuit, claiming he was discriminated against by the university based on race under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Kelvin Edwards, who played football for Liberty in the 1980s … Continue reading