'Flintstone House' Owner Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against HillsboroughThe owner of the iconic "Flintstone House" in San Mateo County has filed a cross-complaint against the town of Hillsborough, alleging race discrimination and violation of the Fair Housing Act, according to court documents obtained by KPIX 5.
Alameda County Fire Department In Hot Water For Lunar New Year CardMembers of the East Bay’s Asian and Pacific Islander community held a news conference Monday morning in Oakland to call out a Lunar New Year card sent out by the Alameda County Fire Department.
California Could Become First State To Ban Racial Discrimination Based On HairdoThe California Senate voted 37-0 to update the state's anti-discrimination law's definition of race to include hairstyles, such as braids and dreadlocks. The bill now heads to the state Assembly.
Female Employees Sue AC Transit Over Claims Of DiscriminationFour women who are employees at AC Transit have filed a class-action lawsuit against the transit agency, claiming supervisors discriminated against them while they were pregnant and later when they were lactating.
Oracle Accused Of Underpaying Women, Minorities By $400 MillionRegulators are accusing Redwood City-based software maker Oracle of engaging in discriminatory practices that resulted in thousands of its women, black and Asian employees being underpaid by more than $400 million.
San Francisco Police Sued For Racial Bias After Drug ArrestsA group of black men is suing the San Francisco Police Department alleging racial bias, claiming the men were targeted for arrest by a department plagued with a culture of racism.
US Judge Repeats Trump Vulgarity During Immigration HearingA U.S. judge Tuesday repeated President Donald Trump's vulgar description of African countries while questioning his administration's motives for ending a program that lets immigrants from four countries live and work legally in the U.S.
Breed Issues Directive After San Francisco City Workers Allege DiscriminationDozens of city employees spoke out about unfair treatment, being passed-up for promotions, being retaliated against after filing complaints, and the disproportionate disciplining of African American workers.
ACLU Says Facebook Allows Employers To Post Discriminatory AdsFacebook's ad targeting system is being used by some employers to unlawfully discriminate based on gender, a new complaint says, the latest in a string of allegations of discrimination being allowed in Facebook ads.
Uber To Pay 56 Workers $1.9 Million For Harassment And Discrimination ClaimsUber has agreed to pay 56 current and former employees about $33,900 each, or $1.9 million, to settle their claims of gender discrimination, harassment and hostile work environment.
HUD Hits Facebook With Housing Discrimination ComplaintThe Department of Housing and Urban Development is accusing Facebook of violating the Fair Housing Act.
Women Say They Were Denied Jobs Because They Had 'Ghetto' NamesSeveral women are claiming they were discriminated against after receiving an email saying their "ghetto" name disqualified them from working at a Missouri company.
Uber Facing Probe Into Alleged Gender DiscriminationU.S. employment regulators are investigating allegations that Uber set up a pay scale that discriminated against women working for the ride-hailing service.
Uber's HR Chief Steps Down After Discrimination ProbeUber's head of human resources has resigned following an internal investigation into how she handled claims of racial discrimination within the company.
Lawsuit: Harvard Ranks Asian-Americans Lower On Personality TraitsA group that claims Harvard puts quotas on Asian-American applicants contends the university scores them higher than students of other races on academics and extracurricular activities but ranks them lowest in a "personal" category.