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Allegheny College Reaches Settlement with Student in Title IX Case

Following mediation, sexual assault claims against Allegheny College were settled last month in a Pennsylvania court. The lawsuit was filed by a female former Allegheny football player who alleged Title IX violations, as well as negligence and emotional, physical, and mental distress, after she received unwanted sexual advances during practice by another player. According the lawsuit, [...]

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Five Plaintiffs Join Sexual Assault Case Against Eastern Michigan University

A total of 24 individuals have joined a Title IX lawsuit against Eastern Michigan University, alleging Title IX violations related to several sexual assaults at the school. The newest plaintiffs filing in the September 2021 case include four women and one man. Plaintiffs allege that the school failed to act on multiple assaults that occurred on [...]

2021-09-21T09:38:46-05:00By |Categories: Sexual Assault Lawsuit|Comments Off on Five Plaintiffs Join Sexual Assault Case Against Eastern Michigan University

Six State Senators Urge EEOC to Investigate Pregnancy Discrimination at Amazon

Senators from six states are urging the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) to investigate potential discrimination practices against pregnant Amazon warehouse employees. The senators sent a letter to the EEOC citing the e-commerce giant’s “systemic failure to provide adequate accommodations” for pregnant women working in Amazon warehouses. Their claims include failure to modify tasks for pregnant [...]

2021-09-21T09:35:05-05:00By |Categories: Discrimination|Comments Off on Six State Senators Urge EEOC to Investigate Pregnancy Discrimination at Amazon

Facebook Accused of Discrimination in Job Ad Targeting

Facebook has been accused of gender and age discrimination relating to its targeted job advertising practices. In a report released in September 2021 by nonprofit group Global Witness describing an investigation into Facebook’s ad targeting algorithm, the social media giant “appears to operate in a discriminatory manner,” according to the group. Global Witness, based in the [...]

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