October 11, 2012

Filterfresh Coffee Services Settles Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

In Georgia, Filterfresh Coffee Services, Inc., a coffee service provider in over 40 locations nationwide, has been sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for sexual discrimination. The company was accused of firing a female employee but allowed male counterparts to have access to more opportunities. As a result of the lawsuit, the company will pay $90,000 to settle the lawsuit, as well as a consent decree that includes provisions for equal employment […]
August 3, 2012

Georgia Sheriff wearing KKK garb asks not to be judged

An Atlanta sheriff, Roger Garrison, is getting criticized for his wearing a Ku Klux Klan costume because it was a gag reference to the Mel Brooks movie Blazing Saddles.  He admits now that after doing it 30 years ago, it was a stupid mistake and hopes not to be judged by it.    The sheriff wore the KKK clothing at a Halloween party in the 1980s.  However, the pictures which have surfaced bode badly for the […]