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Employee’s Claim of Racist Talk at Work Proceeds to Jury

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an employee’s claim of racist talk in the workplace should not be dismissed, but rather should proceed to jury. The employee’s lawsuit alleges that her co-workers would say offensive things about African Americans. Such comments included referring to African American men as “lazy” and the “scum of Read More

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Teacher Files Race Discrimination Claim against a New York School District

An English teacher in a New York school district has filed a race discrimination lawsuit, alleging that she has faced multiple instances of racism in her 17 years with the district. She is the only African American employee at the district. Her lawsuit alleges that another teacher, who is white, told her that the food Read More

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Saks Fifth Avenue Lawsuit Alleges Race and Age Discrimination

Eight men have filed a lawsuit against Saks Fifth Avenue, alleging that the company discriminated against them on the basis of their race and age. These allegations arise out of Saks’ flagship store in midtown Manhattan. The lawsuit alleges that some of the men were hired in 2010 and 2011 and were placed in sales Read More

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Former Paralympic Athlete Alleges Disability Discrimination

A former Paralympic athlete from Bend, Oregon is suing Home Depot for disability discrimination, alleging that Home Depot did not consider take into consideration her disability when it fired her in 2017. The employee’s lawsuit alleges that after suffering a concussion during a fall at work, she was terminated for leaving presentation materials in her Read More

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Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Age Discrimination against IKEA

IKEA is facing a class action lawsuit for age discrimination. This marks the fifth lawsuit filed against IKEA in a year’s time that alleges age discrimination. The lawsuits against IKEA allege that the company has a culture that perpetuates discrimination and favors promoting young new talent over workers over the age of 40. IKEA has Read More

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Former Marriott Exec Files Race Discrimination Lawsuit

A former Marriott executive has filed a race discrimination claim against the hotel chain. In the lawsuit, which was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, the former employee alleges he was the victim of race discrimination and harassment, as well as retaliation for opposing forbidden practices. He alleges that he was asked to get up Read More

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EEOC Investigates Intel for Age Discrimination

The EEOC is investigating Intel for complaints of age discrimination. Intel’s layoffs in 2015 and 2016 are the subject of the investigation, as allegations arose that the layoffs disproportionately targeted older workers. In 2016, Intel laid off 15,000 people, which was part of the largest overhaul in the history of the company. The results of Read More

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Nike Lawsuit Unsealing Reveals Company Knew of Harassment Complaints as Early as February 2015

A lawsuit filed by shareholders of Nike that alleges the board failed to do anything about alleged gender and pay discrimination has been unsealed, allowing portions of the lawsuit to become public. The lawsuit alleges that Nike’s directors had knowledge of pay and gender discrimination complaints as early as February 2015, and received detailed reports Read More

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