November 29, 2012

ATK pays $100,000 to settle race discrimination case

Alliant Techsystems, Inc., a Minnesota-based aerospace company, will pay $100,000 to settle a race discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). According to the EEOC’s suit, Tyeastia Green applied for a job at the company’s Eden Prairie, Minn., location to provide technical support for ATK executives. Although a recruiter initially told her that she had the job, ATK rejected her and hired a white male instead. The EEOC contended that the […]
October 24, 2012

Hempstead Justice Accuses Mayor of Sexual Harassment

The Hempstead Mayor and the Hempstead Justice have begun a heated battle and have called for each other’s resignation. Village Justice Tanya Hobson-Williams alleges that Hempstead Mayor Wayne Hall Sr. sexual harassed her and tried to intimidate her. Hall has accused Hobson-Williams of judicial misconduct. Hall denied the claims and said he is outraged by the allegations. Attorney Rick Ostrove, of Leeds Brown Law, filed a complaint with the New York State Division of Human […]