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Fired Basketball Coach Awarded $2.5 Million In Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

A Colorado high school basketball coach won a $2.5 million judgment after a jury determined he was the victim of wrongful termination in 2017. The employee claimed he faced racial discrimination when he was terminated from Sand Creek High School where he served as Assistant Coach to the boys’ basketball team. The Colorado High School Activities [...]

2021-09-13T18:54:15-05:00By |Categories: Discrimination|Comments Off on Fired Basketball Coach Awarded $2.5 Million In Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

$34M Racial Discrimination Suit to Settle with Edward Jones

Financial services firm Edward D. Jones & Co. has been ordered to pay $34 million to settle a racial discrimination class action lawsuit. The plaintiffs, a class of 800 current and former African American financial advisers, allege that the company routinely deprived them of profitable assignments. Class members also allege that due to their race, they [...]

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Transgender Employee Fired Based on Gender Identity, Lawsuit Alleges

In a wrongful termination case filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, a transgender nursing assistant alleges that she was fired from her job at Genesis HealthCare due to her gender identity. The plaintiff alleges harassment beginning in February 2020 when a nursing director purportedly made offensive comments toward her. Following these remarks, the plaintiff said [...]

2021-02-19T16:56:05-06:00By |Categories: Discrimination|Comments Off on Transgender Employee Fired Based on Gender Identity, Lawsuit Alleges

Google Resolves Discrimination Claims with $2.6 Million Settlement 

A $2.6 million settlement was reached on behalf of 5,500 employees and former job applicants at Google resolving job pay discrimination claims. Plaintiffs alleged that from 2014 and 2017, the search engine giant discriminated against female employees and employees of Asian descent in the states of California and Washington. Specifically, the plaintiffs alleged that Google was [...]

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Survey at FEMA Uncovers Civil Rights Violations

In early December 2020, FEMA released the results of a survey pertaining to harassment and discrimination within the agency.  The results showed that out of nearly half of agency employees who responded to the survey, 20% of FEMA workers have experienced a civil rights violation due to their sex. Almost the same number of employees said [...]

2021-04-20T13:35:17-05:00By |Categories: Discrimination, Sexual Harassment or Assault|Comments Off on Survey at FEMA Uncovers Civil Rights Violations