Discrimination

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LA County Housing Agency, Palmdale, Lancaster Settle Section 8 Discrimination Case

A Los Angeles County public housing agency and two Mojave Desert cities have reached a $2 million settlement to resolve allegations they discriminated against black people by discouraging them from living in their communities..

07/20/2015

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Cosmetologist Sues Nail Garden After Allegedly Getting Fired Over Pregnancy

Officials Tuesday announced a licensed cosmetologist is suing a nail salon that allegedly fired her after she became pregnant.

05/12/2015

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AT&T Fires President Over Racist Text, $100M Lawsuit Goes On

AT&T has confirmed that it has fired Aaron Slator, a president who became the subject of a $100 million discrimination lawsuit for using his work phone to send racially offensive images.

04/28/2015

USC Athletic Director Pat Haden addresses the audience during the press conference to introduce Andy Enfield as USC's new basketball head coach on April 3, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

USC Athletic Director Pat Haden Boycotts Indiana Due To Controversial Legislation

USC Athletic Director Pat Haden is joining the boycott against Indiana’s Religious Freedom law by refusing to attend a college football committee meeting in Indianapolis this weekend.

03/31/2015

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2 LAPD Officers Awarded $4M After Alleging Department Discrimination, Retaliation

The jury awarded $1.9 million to 34-year-old Officer George Diego Thursday and over $2 million to 35-year-old Officer Allan Corrales.

03/20/2015

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Stockbroker Awarded Millions After Being Terminated For Army Reserve Duty

A stockbroker was awarded several million dollars in a wrongful termination lawsuit after a court determined that he was retaliated against for going on reserve duty.

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Jury Sides With Brea Restaurant In ‘Senorita Night’ Discrimination Lawsuit

Jurors in Orange County have rejected a Southland man’s complaint that he faced sexual discrimination when a local Mexican food restaurant refused to offer him discount prices for “Senorita Night” events.

11/05/2014

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California School, Feds Settle Transgender Complaint

The Downey Unified School District has agreed to give the middle-school student access to the same facilities and activities as other female students, including athletic tryouts and district-sponsored overnight events.

10/14/2014

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Lawsuit Claims City Of Bellflower Blocks Minority Candidates

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.

07/14/2014

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Feminist Majority Foundation Campaigns Against Beverly Hills Hotel Amid Human Rights Controversy

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/30/2014

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African-American LAPD Captain Files Lawsuit Against City For Discrimination, Retaliation

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.

04/14/2014

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Police Sgt. Sues City, Claims He Was Discriminated Against For Wiccan Religion

Sgt. A.J. DeBellis, who joined the LAPD in 1990, filed a complaint Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court alleging discrimination, harassment and retaliation.

04/07/2014

Attorneys say teachers at Desert Knolls Elementary School have reprimanded students for passing out coins (pictured above) with Bible verses imprinted on them. (Photo courtesy: Freedom X)

Attorney Demands Apology For Alleged School Crackdown On Bible Verse Coins

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.

03/20/2014

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Jury Awards $26M To Staples Worker, 66, In Discrimination Lawsuit

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.

02/28/2014

Attorneys for three Orange County police officers allege the Westminster Police Department unlawfully discriminated against Latino police officers.

Jury Selection Gets Underway In Westminster Police Discrimination Trial

Jury selection was set to begin Tuesday in an employment discrimination trial against the Westminster Police Department.

02/18/2014

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