Livermore Lab Settles Age Discrimination Lawsuit For $37.25 MillionLawrence Livermore National Laboratory is paying $37.25 million to settle a lawsuit brought by 129 workers who say they were fired because of their ages.
Ellen Pao Dropping Appeal In Silicon Valley Bias SuitThe woman who lost her high-profile gender discrimination lawsuit against a Silicon Valley venture capital firm said Thursday that she is dropping her appeal and ending the case that became a flashpoint on inequality in the tech industry.
Book Club Booted From Napa Valley Wine Train Seeking $5 Million For 'Malicious Oppression'Members of a mostly African American book club kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train for laughing too loud plan to seek up to $5 million.
Sexist Google Algorithm? Women Shown Fewer Ads For High-Paying Jobs, Study FindsNew findings from Carnegie Mellon University claim Google's targeted ad algorithm is downright discriminatory, particularly if you're a woman.
Kleiner Perkins Says Ellen Pao Wants $2.7M To Drop Appeal In Gender Bias CaseAttorneys for Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers included the figure in court documents filed in San Francisco Superior Court against Ellen Pao, and a spokeswoman for the company said Pao sought the money in exchange for not appealing.
AirBnb Bans Host Who Evicted Gay Couple From Texas HomeAirBnb has banned a host who allegedly kicked a same-sex couple out of a home they rented in Texas shortly after discovering they were gay.
Oakland Joins San Francisco In Boycotting Travel To Indiana Over Religious Freedom LawAs the firestorm grows over a new Indiana law that critics say could be used to discriminate against the LGBT community, Mayor Libby Schaaf of Oakland said the city won’t fund business travel to the state because of the measure.
FULL LIST: California Organizations Condemning Indiana's Religious Freedom LawMore California companies are joining the chorus condemning Indiana's new ‘religious liberty’ law that opponents say could be used to discriminate against gays.
Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls 'Religious Objection' Laws DangerousApple CEO Tim Cook said that so-called "religious objection" legislation being introduced in a number of states is dangerous and bad for business.
Indiana Governor Dodges Tough Questions Over Controversial Law Denounced As Anti-GayAppearing on ABC Sunday, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence did not answer directly when asked at least six times whether it would be legal for an Indiana merchant to refuse to serve gay customers.
SF Jury Finds Silicon Valley VC Firm Did Not Discriminate Against Ellen Pao In High-Profile Gender Bias CaseA jury in San Francisco decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that debated gender imbalance and working conditions for women in Silicon Valley.
San Francisco Mayor Bans City Workers From Indiana Travel After Passage Of Religious Liberty LawSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is forbidding city employees from traveling to Indiana following Thursday's enactment of a ‘religious liberty’ law that opponents say could be used to discriminate against gays.