June 4, 2012

Mormons believe they face greater Discrimination than African-Americans

A recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion and Public Life shows that Mormons believe their faith has created greater misunderstandings and prejudice over African-Americans, feeling misunderstood and discriminated against.
May 11, 2012

Honda Dealership in Nevada to Pay for Discrimination in lawsuit brought by EEOC

In Las Vegas, Nevada, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) brought a lawsuit on behalf of black employees who faced racial comments, bias and retaliation for protesting for which they were fired. Findlay Automotive Group, Inc., which is a car dealership in Henderson, Nevada, is set to pay $150,000 to two black employees for the discrimination, harassment and retaliation they faced. In addition to monetary relief, Honda will hire an outside EEO consultant, the company will distribute its policies and complaint procedures on workplace discrimination, harassment and retaliation, as well as track future complaints; and offer annual training.
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.
March 27, 2012

Anti – Gay Group Tells JC Penney to Fire Ellen DeGeneres

One Million Moms, an anti-gay activist group tied to the American Family Association, is calling on retailer JC Penney to drop talk Ellen DeGeneres as their spokesperson.
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.
January 11, 2012

Men claiming Sex Discrimination against Playboy

It was reported that a group of men were not allowed to enter a Playboy party at the Playboy Mansion unless paying for an entry fee when it was observed that women were admitted for free. The men are now suing Playboy for sex discrimination.
December 9, 2011

EEOC Disability Lawsuit Against Bank of America

In Chicago, Illinois, the Bank of America Corporation was charged with violating federal law. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) lawsuit, the bank failed to accommodate a legally blind data entry worker and then fired him after one day’s work because of his disability.