North Carolina Gov. Wants Part Of LGBT Law Changed, But Not Bathroom RuleGov. Pat McCrory said Tuesday he wants to change a new state law that prevents people from suing over discrimination in state court, but he's not challenging a measure regarding bathroom access for transgender people.
Bryan Adams Cancels Mississippi Show Over State's New Anti-LGBT LawBryan Adams is canceling a performance this week in Mississippi, citing the state's new law that allows religious groups and some private businesses to refuse service to gay couples.
State Senator Proposes Adding Race, Ethnicity To Fair Pay LawThe proposal by Sen. Isadore Hall would add "race or ethnicity" to the requirement that employers justify any pay discrepancies between men and women who do "substantially similar" work.
San Francisco Bans Taxpayer-Funded Travel To Mississippi Over LGBT Discrimination LawSan Francisco taxpayers will no longer pay for city employees to travel to Mississippi after the state’s governor signed a law allowing discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals, Mayor Ed Lee announced Wednesday.
Mississippi Gov. Signs Law Allowing Businesses To Refuse Services To LGBT PeopleMississippi's governor has signed a law that allows public and private businesses to refuse service to gay couples based on the employers' religious beliefs.
PayPal Won’t Expand In North Carolina Over State's New Anti-LGBT LawPayPal says it's canceling plans to bring 400 jobs to North Carolina after lawmakers passed a law that restricts protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
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.