February 2, 2012

Voting Laws May Prove Discriminatory In 2012 Election

The Attorney General, Eric Holder Jr., has vowed to use the full weight of his department to ensure the new electoral laws are not discriminatory.
January 19, 2012

PA liquor board pulls Date Rape Advertisement

A Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board advertisement has been pulled from public view after critics found that it blamed women for being victims. The advertisement was intended to warn young people about the relationship between excess drinking and rape.
November 9, 2011

Lawsuit Against Baluchi's Indian Restaurant For 'Tip Discrimination'

Baluchi's Indian restaurant in Queens, NY, has been sued by two South Asian customers over tip discrimination. The two plaintiffs claim that they were told they had to pay an 18% tip at the Indian restaurant.
September 29, 2011

Federal Discrimination Lawsuit Against Georgia DA

In Savannah, Georgia, a federal discrimination has been filed against district attorney. The suit was filed by a former District Attorney's police officer. The former police officer claims he suffered mental anguish, emotional distress and humiliation by the District Attorney.
September 10, 2011

Florida Nursing Home Sued for Religious Discrimination By EEOC

Boca Raton nursing and rehabilitation facility has been sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for violating federal law. The EEOC has charged the nursing home for firing an employee over keeping the Sabbath issues. The nursing home called the Menorah House allegedly denied religious accommodation to employee, Philomene Augustin, because of her religious beliefs.
September 6, 2011

EU No Longer Wants to Offer Women Cheaper Car Insurance

The European Union (EU) will no longer be offering European women cheaper car insurance because of their sex, which traditionally has safer driving habits. An EU court has made it illegal for insurance companies to base insurance premiums on gender assessments. However, insurance companies are also no longer allowed to charge women more for retirement policies because of their longer life expectancy.
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.