High-end retailer Saks & Co. has asked a Texas federal court to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit filed against the company by a former Saks Fifth Avenue employee, arguing that transgender people are not protected by the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Illinois’ most populous county is accusing Wells Fargo & Co. in a lawsuit of subjecting minority and female borrowers to discriminatory and predatory lending.
Beauty giant Sephora is accused of some pretty ugly behavior. A new lawsuit accuses the company of discriminating against Asian-American women.
Three members of the women’s field hockey team at Cal Berkeley are threatening to sue the university because it took away their field and decided to give a new field to the school’s football team.
Inaccurate or mismatched ID’s are “an enormous issue for transgender people,” according to Sasha Buchert of the Transgender Law Center.
In the aftermath of the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, Sikhs were unintended target of hate crimes, because the attackers thought they were Muslims. Thirteen years later, Sikhs said the attacks have not stopped.
A blind author and the National Federation of the Blind sued ridesharing company Uber in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday, alleging that it discriminates against blind riders with guide dogs.
President Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, after being convinced by advocates of what he called the “irrefutable rightness of your cause.”
Drugstore Walgreens has agreed to pay $180,000 to a long-time South San Francisco employee to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Wednesday.
Oakland Police Department’s federal monitor released a report that says it has to comply with just six of the 51 original reform goals that were imposed over 10 years ago.