The suit, filed Monday, says Bellflower’s system of electing five council members at large instead of choosing each one from a specific area dilutes the voting strength of minorities.
At issue is an edict by the hotel owner, the Sultan of Brunei, to impose a law in his country on Friday that would allow the stoning of gays and women.
A black Los Angeles police captain is filing a lawsuit against the city, alleging that he was denied promotions due to the fact that he did not conform with what he claims is Chief Charlie Beck’s belief that all officers sent to Board of Rights hearings should be fired.
Sgt. A.J. DeBellis, who joined the LAPD in 1990, filed a complaint Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court alleging discrimination, harassment and retaliation.
A legal firm has put Apple Valley Unified school officials on notice for complaints of alleged discrimination against Christian students handing out coins with an imprinted Bible verse.
A 66-year-old Los Angeles man who claimed he was harassed and discriminated against at his job at a Staples store has been awarded $26 million by a jury, according to reports.
Jury selection was set to begin Tuesday in an employment discrimination trial against the Westminster Police Department.
A lesbian teacher is suing the Hesperia Unified School District after she says she lost her job because she stood up for gay and lesbian students.
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday gave the go ahead for a $1.5 million legal settlement to a black police officer who alleged workplace discrimination and a hostile work environment.
A former bartender at a San Fernando Valley pub alleges that she was fired from her job because she was pregnant and that her clothing was not risque enough.
A new study suggests the proliferation of gay and transgender characters in films and television shows has not prevented gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender actors from experiencing discrimination in Hollywood.
Lawyers signed a deal Friday to drop a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit against celebrity cook Paula Deen, who was dumped by the Food Network and other business partners after she said under oath that she had used racial slurs in the past.
A Los Angeles woman is fighting back against fashion house Prada, which is countersuing her for hundreds of thousands of dollars for accusing the company of discrimination.
The city has paid out about $110 million in jury awards and settlements for lawsuits that police officers have brought against the police department over a six-year period, according to an audit report released Friday.
Two former Chivas USA youth coaches have filed a discrimination lawsuit against the Major League Soccer team, claiming they were fired because they aren’t Mexican or Latino.