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FAMU Students Name Ron DeSantis as Defendant in HBCU Segregation, Underfunding Case

By: Irene Lax, Senior Counsel in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group In an Amended Compaint filed on behalf of students of Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU), plaintiffs seek to eliminate remaining vestiges of a racially divided higher education system in Florida’s public colleges and universities. Plaintiffs allege that the State of Florida has habitually maintained a [...]

2023-01-25T11:13:21-06:00By |Categories: Discrimination|0 Comments

UPDATE: Black Coaches Join Race Bias Suit, NFL Tries to Force Arbitration

By: Sam Mukiibi, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group Since former Miami Dolphins’ head coach Brian Flores filed a lawsuit against the NFL in February 2022 for racial discrimination, more minority NFL coaches have come forward with similar claims. Collectively, plaintiffs allege racial bias in the NFL’s hiring process. Flores’ initial suit targeted the New [...]

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Another Black Tesla Employee Files Harassment, Retaliation Suit

By: Sam Mukiibi, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group Another Black Tesla production worker has sued the company for discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, alleging mistreatment from her supervisor. The lawsuit describes a hostile working environment where the Tesla employee was repeatedly referred to as certain racial slurs. The plaintiff also describes racial slurs were written [...]

2022-05-25T11:25:46-05:00By |Categories: Discrimination|Comments Off on Another Black Tesla Employee Files Harassment, Retaliation Suit

Wells Fargo Accused of Racial Discrimination in Mortgage Lending

By: Sam Mukiibi, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group A class action discrimination lawsuit has been filed against Wells Fargo in the Northern District of California for allegedly approving more white mortgage loan applicants than Black borrowers in 2020. The lawsuit also alleges that Black applicants were offered higher interest rates than white individuals, regardless [...]

2022-05-23T13:00:29-05:00By |Categories: Discrimination|Comments Off on Wells Fargo Accused of Racial Discrimination in Mortgage Lending

More Harassment and Discrimination Protections for New York Employees

By: Samantha Breitner, Associate in G&E’s Civil Rights Practice Group New anti-harassment laws recently signed by New York’s governor aim to provide additional support for the state’s employees. Senate Bill S812B establishes a toll-free, confidential hotline that employees working in New York can call if they need help with workplace harassment complaints. Additionally, Senate Bill S5870 broadens the [...]

2022-05-03T15:53:50-05:00By |Categories: Discrimination|Comments Off on More Harassment and Discrimination Protections for New York Employees