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Fighting Discrimination Against Natural Black Hairstyles

This year’s academy award winner for best animated short film has a message behind it. “Hair Love” is about a black father struggling to style his daughter’s natural hair. The creators of the film are using the spotlight to advocate … Continue reading

Uber and Postmates Denied to Block California’s Gig Worker Law During Suit

A federal judge on Monday rejected a request by Uber and the Postmates courier service to block a California labor law from taking effect, saying its public benefits outweigh the companies’ concerns. Judge Dolly M. Gee of Federal District Court … Continue reading

Worker Accuses Labor Union of Religious Discrimination

A Catholic woman filed a federal discrimination complaint alleging that a major labor union forced her to pay for its pro-abortion activism. In a complaint to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Tennessee resident Dorothy Frame said that Laborers’ International Union … Continue reading

Forever 21 Enters Deal to Sell for $81 million After Bankruptcy

Forever 21 has reached a deal to sell off its assets for $81 million, four months after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. As part of the deal, the struggling fast-fashion retailer would be sold to a consortium made up of … Continue reading

Coffee Shop in San Jose Closes Due to ADA Lawsuit

San Jose’s Cafe Crema, known for its charming, cozy feel and homey exterior, closed its doors for good on Friday marking the end of an era for one of the city’s most frequented mom and pop coffee shops. A political … Continue reading

Rutgers Employee Sues University for Racial Discrimination

A Rutgers University employee has filed a lawsuit against the University after claiming she was not given a promotion due to her race, according to an article on NJ Advance Media.  Eleanor Bullock, a member of the Rutgers University Procurement Services, … Continue reading

Tesla Employees Suing Over Racist Workplace Environment

Tesla employees suing the automaker for allegedly fostering a racist factory work environment are now also pursuing sanctions against the car company. In asking for sanctions, the workers allege Tesla and its Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton counsel have failed to … Continue reading

Boy Scouts of America Considering Bankruptcy

The Boy Scouts of America is considering filing for bankruptcy in part because insurance companies are balking at paying settlements to almost a dozen men who claim they were sexually abused as boys by a notorious scoutmaster. Since August, the … Continue reading

CNN Agrees to $76M Labor Settlement

CNN has agreed to pay $76 million in backpay as part of a record settlement with the federal labor board after the cable television network terminated the contracts of unionized camera operators in 2003. The settlement is the “largest monetary … Continue reading

Settlement Reached with Walmart Over Military Discrimination Claims

The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced a settlement was reached with Walmart over a discrimination claim from a Grand Junction naval reservist.  Walmart agreed to change hiring practices to protect military members after Naval Petty Officer Third Class Lindsey Hunger filed … Continue reading