June 4, 2012

Call Center Times Bathroom Breaks for Employee

A Norwegian insurance company call center has implemented a new system for its workers that will time their bathroom breaks.
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.
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.”
February 6, 2012

Tyson Discrimination Verdict Restored By Appeals Court

Last year the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit ruled that there were no racial undertones when a white manager at a Tyson chicken plant in Alabama called black men working there “boy.”
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.
August 29, 2011

Recent Grad Suit Claims Minnesota High School's Homecoming Event is Racist

Quera Pruitt, an African-American student and recent graduate, is suing a high school she attended, claiming it allowed a “racist” and “bigoted” school spirit event to occur.