Muslim Group Seeks Action From SJPD Chief Over Alleged Bias A Muslim civil rights organization has sent San Jose police Chief Eddie Garcia a letter with demands after a Lebanese-American police officer alleged blatant racism within the department last week.
Muslim SJPD Officer Sues Department Over HarassmentOfficer Nabil Haidar filed the suit alleging harassment and discrimination based on race, national origin and religion, saying he experienced those after the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.
House Votes To Kill Obama-Era EPA Anti-Discrimination Rule For Minority Car LoansThe GOP-led House has voted to kill guidance from a consumer protection agency aimed at ensuring lenders don't charge minority consumers more on car loans.
Bay Area Lawmaker: DeVos' 'Head Is In The Sand' On Race Issues In SchoolsCalifornia Rep. Barbara Lee pressed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for more details about the Education Department's moves to delay or roll back several Obama-era regulations.
Wells Fargo Accused Of Preying On Black, Latino Homebuyers In CaliforniaThe city of Sacramento accused Wells Fargo of a "long-standing pattern and practice" of illegal lending in minority and low-income communities that reduced home values, limited property tax revenue and drove up foreclosures.
Hawaii Appeals Court Sides With Lesbian Couple Denied RoomA Hawaii appeals court has ruled against a bed and breakfast that denied two women a room because they're gay.
Employee Who Complained Of Bullying Sues Google After Getting FiredAnother former Google employee is suing the tech company over issues of diversity.
State Launches Investigation Of Insurance Denials For HIV Prevention Drug Users State officials have launched an investigation of companies who may be denying life insurance coverage to individuals taking a widely used medicine to prevent HIV infections.
San Francisco Sued For Blocking Transgender Woman From RestroomA state agency has sued the city of San Francisco for allegedly discriminating against a transgender woman by preventing her from using a women’s restroom in a city building.
Lawsuit Says Companies Use Facebook To Exclude Older Workers From JobsLegal experts are now questioning whether Facebook is liable for helping the defendants potentially violate the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
Tesla Calls Racial Discrimination Lawsuit 'Hotbed Of Misinformation'Tesla Motors responded Tuesday to allegations that racial slurs were used against black workers at their factory in Fremont, saying they terminated the employment of several workers after investigating those reports.
Lawsuit Filed Over San Jose Park Bathroom Police Sting OperationsA lawsuit filed against the San Jose Police Department accuses the department of singling out gay men during sting operations held several years ago.