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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Sues UPS for Disability Discrimination

United Parcel Service, Inc. violated federal law by firing an employee because of his disability, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.According to the EEOC’s suit, a UPS human resources supervisor at a Jacksonville … Continue reading

A Man Who Served 36 Years in Prison Claims He Was Tortured Into Giving a False Confession for the Murder of Two Police Officers

A victim of torture by Chicago police officers under the command of convicted perjurer Jon Burge has filed a federal lawsuit against city officials and Cook County prosecutors, lawyers for Jackie Wilson announced Wednesday. Wilson claims he was tortured into … Continue reading

New Jersey Will House Inmates According to Their Gender Identity as the Result of a 2019 Lawsuit

New Jersey’s prison system is about to begin housing inmates based on gender identity, the result of a lawsuit filed in 2019 by a transgender woman who said she was forced to live in men’s prisons for a year and … Continue reading

Surfside Residents Are Suing the Condo Association After a Deadly Collapse

The Champlain Towers South condominium association was hit with a second lawsuit this week following the building’s collapse in Surfside, Fla., that has claimed at least 11 lives. In the class action suit filed Monday, Raysa Rodriguez and fellow residents … Continue reading

Some Farmers Accuse the USDA Loan Forgiveness Program of Discrimination

The American Rescue Plan Act, signed into law in March, hinged eligibility for loan forgiveness on the basis of one characteristic: race. It said minority farmers are automatically entitled to a payment of 120 percent of their farm loans; white farmers … Continue reading

A Vet Clinic Is Being Sued for Alleged Pregnancy and Gender Discrimination

Earlier this year, Carly Suchecki, a veterinary technician in Howell Township, filed a lawsuit alleging she was subjected to “gender-based discrimination surrounding her pregnancy before she was ultimately fired from her position.” The suit was filed back in May against the owner … Continue reading

The Ohio Fairness Act Would Combat LGBTQ Discrimination

More than one in three LGBTQ Americans faced some kind of discrimination in the past year, according to the Center for American Progress, an independent nonpartisan policy institute. The State of the LGBTQ Community in 2020 – Center for American … Continue reading

A Former Hockey Player Is Suing the Blackhawks Over Sexual Assault Inaction

An unidentified former Chicago Blackhawks player says in a lawsuit against the team that a then-assistant coach sexually assaulted him in 2010 during a playoff run to a Stanley Cup title and that the team did nothing after he informed … Continue reading

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

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

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