Discrimination

Ellen Pao (L) leaving the courthouse. (CBS)

Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Silicon Valley Venture Capital Firm Goes To Jury

Jury deliberations began Wednesday in a high-profile sex discrimination lawsuit that has shined a light on the gross underrepresentation of women in the technology and venture capital sectors of Silicon Valley.

24 hours ago

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Berkeley Black Student Union Want Changes To Address Discrimination, Rename Building For Black Panther On FBI Terror List

The issue of race has the University of California, Berkeley campus buzzing, after a student group wants a building named after a member of the Black Panthers.

03/20/2015

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Napa Vineyard Workers Fired For Demanding Seperate Women’s Bathroom Settle Lawsuit For $65K

Eight farmworkers and a Napa Valley vineyard owner, management company and labor contractor have settled a discrimination and retaliation lawsuit involving the lack of a separate bathroom for female workers at the Napa vineyard.

03/20/2015

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Sex Bias Lawsuit Filed Against Facebook By Same Firm Representing Woman Suing Kleiner-Perkins

A sex-bias suit against Facebook has been filed by the same firm representing Ellen Pao, who is suing Kleiner Perkins for discrimination.

03/18/2015

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Gym Boots Mother For Complaining About Transgender Woman In Locker Room

A national gym chain that prides itself on a “no-judgement” policy revoked a Michigan woman’s membership after she complained about a transgender woman in the gym locker room.

03/10/2015

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SF Firefighter Files Harassment, Discrimination Claim Against Managers And Colleagues After Testing Positive For HIV

A San Francisco firefighter has filed a legal claim alleging that colleagues and managers harassed and discriminated against him after learning he had tested positive for HIV.

03/09/2015

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Lesbian Mothers Humiliated After Michigan Doctor Refuses To See Newborn Baby

A Detroit-area same-sex couple is raising awareness about discrimination against LGBT parents after a pediatrician refused to treat their newborn baby last October.

02/19/2015

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Oakland Jury Finds Raiders Didn’t Engage In Age Discrimination

A jury that deliberated for only a few hours found Wednesday that the Oakland Raiders didn’t engage in age discrimination when they fired two veteran scouts three years ago.

02/04/2015

A sign is posted on the exterior of a Saks Fifth Avenue store on July 29, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Saks Fifth Avenue Says Transgender Employees Are Not Protected Against Discrimination

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.

01/13/2015

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Wells Fargo Accused Of Subjecting Minority & Female Borrowers To Predatory, Discriminatory Lending

Illinois’ most populous county is accusing Wells Fargo & Co. in a lawsuit of subjecting minority and female borrowers to discriminatory and predatory lending.

11/30/2014

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