April 30, 2012

Family Dollar Stores settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit for $45,000

In Virginia, a Family Dollar store was singled out when the Store Manager groped and then propositioned a female employee for sex. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sued the store for sexual harassment and the store has agreed to pay $45,000 to settle the suit.
April 12, 2012

Pepsi to Pay Penalties for Hiring Discrimination

Pepsi beverage company will pay $3.13 million, provide job offers and offer training to resolve a race discrimination lawsuit which was filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
March 20, 2012

Danny Evins, Restaurant Founder and Focus of Controversy, Dies at 76

Danny Evins, founder of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, passed away on January 14, 2012, at the age of 76. Evins sparked controversy in 1991 after he defended a company directive to fire employees “whose sexual preferences fail to demonstrate normal heterosexual values.”
March 20, 2012

Ohio landlady appeals to keep ‘White Only’ sign at pool

Jamie Hein hung a “White Only” sign at her pool after her tenant, Michael Gunn, has his biracial daughter visit and swim in the pool. Gunn, who is white, brought a case against the pool and Jamie Hein.
March 13, 2012

Canadian Medical Association Journal: Doctors should wait 30 weeks to reveal baby’s gender to curb sex-based abortions

Doctors should wait 30 weeks to reveal baby’s gender to curb sex-based abortions
March 5, 2012

Erin Duffy's ‘Bond Girl’ Highlights Women’s Plight On Wall Street

Erin Duffy lost her job on Wall Street during the 2008 financial crisis. Duffy, out of work and frustrated with her prospects, began writing. The result is “Bond Girl.”
February 27, 2012

Three Air Force Cadets Face Sexual Assault Charges

The Air Force Academy says three cadets have been charged sexual assaults over the past 15 months.