California Battle Over Affirmative Action Rages OnWith the national discussion on race progressing, leading to another look at affirmative action policies, a push to reinstate such a program in California faces a tough battle on election day.
Santa Clara County, Chicago Lead Coalition to Defend LGBTQ Patient ProtectionsSanta Clara County and the City of Chicago filed an amicus curiae brief Friday on behalf of a coalition of 31 local governments defending the rights of LGBTQ people to access health care without fear of discrimination.
California Sues Cisco Over Alleged Caste Discrimination Against Dalit Indian EmployeeCalifornia regulators sued Cisco Systems, saying an engineer faced discrimination from other Indian workers because he is Dalit Indian. India’s caste system puts Dalits at the bottom of a social hierarchy, once terming them “untouchables.”
Pinterest Hires Lawyers To Examine Workplace Culture After Accusations Of RacismPinterest has hired an outside legal team to examine its workplace culture in response to accusations of racism and discrimination by two former employees.
California Bans State-Paid Travel To Idaho Over Transgender Discrimination LawsCiting two new laws he said allow discrimination against transgender people, California attorney general Xavier Becerra added Idaho to a list of 11 other states where state-funded travel isn’t allowed.
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Civil Rights Law Protects LGBTQ Workers From Job DiscriminationThe Supreme Court ruled Monday that a landmark civil rights law protects gay and lesbian people from discrimination in employment, a resounding victory for LGBQ rights from a conservative court.
Report: 2,000 Cases Of Hate And Discrimination Against Asian Americans Amid PandemicSince the pandemic began, 19-year-old Elizer StaJuana says he was assaulted twice waiting for public transportation in Melbourne, Australia.
'Phenomenally Asian' Campaign Responds To Rising Discrimination During Coronavirus PandemicA Bay Area-based social media and t-shirt campaign is helping to empower Asian-Americans amid rising discrimination and violence during the coronavirus pandemic.
Santa Clara County DA Warns Hate Crimes Not Tolerated As Attacks Against Asians RiseThe Santa Clara County District Attorney's new PSA promises to prosecute those who commit coronavirus-related discrimination in a time when an alarming number of Asians and Asian Americans across the country are being yelled at, spit on and attacked.
Misguided Virus Fears Hitting Asian American Businesses In Bay Area, NationIn major U.S. cities, Asian American businesses are seeing a remarkable decline in customers as fear about the viral outbreak from China spreads.
San Leandro Solar Company Settles Discrimination Lawsuit For $350KThe U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Wednesday announced a $350,000 settlement of a discrimination lawsuit filed against a San Leandro-based solar panel installation company.
Retrial Ordered In Bias Case Against Thomas Keller Restaurant GroupA California judge has ordered a retrial in a pregnancy discrimination case brought against the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group.
Former El Cerrito Police Officer Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against DepartmentA woman has sued the small East Bay police department she used to work for over allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace.
California Lawmakers Approve Bill To Update Transgender School RecordsCalifornia school districts would be required to update their records to reflect the names and genders of graduates who have changed them since getting their diplomas under a bill approved by state lawmakers on Thursday.
Stanford Police Investigating Discovery Of Noose Hanging From TreePolice at Stanford University on Tuesday night were investigating the discovery of a noose on campus.