October 11, 2012

Medical Center in California will pay after National Origin Discrimination lawsuit

In California, the Delano Regional Medical Center (DRMC) is an acute care hospital in California, which has been sued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) because about 70 Filipino-American hospital workers, mainly nursing staff, were harassed and discriminated against since 2006. As a result, the hospital will pay $975,000 to settle the lawsuit, as well as the development of strong protocols for handling harassment and discrimination, […]
October 9, 2012

Chinese university stirs controversy for demanding nipple distance in beauty pageant

In China, a beauty contest aimed at crowning 10 university students is being criticized for demanding that the pageant models meet a nipple spacing requirement in which candidates have to have nipples spaced at least 20 centimeters (7.8 inches) apart. Notably, China has hosted 6 (six) Miss World contests in the past nine years, including Miss World 2012. Critics are attacking the requirement publicly by questioning how can beauty standards include breast distance and questioning […]