Sex Discrimination Lawsuits

EEOC Settles a Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit for $200,000

According to EEOC, Restaurant Owner Harassed Female Employees A Baltimore restaurant agreed to pay $200,000 to settle a federal sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). According to…

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Janitorial Service Company to Pay $45,600 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit

EEOC Claims that Female Employee Sexually Harassed, Assaulted and Threatened by Supervisor A janitorial company doing business in the New Orleans agreed to pay $45,600 in damages to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the…


Longtime Anchor Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Chairman of Fox News

Longtime Anchor Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Chairman of Fox News Gretchen Carlson, a longtime Fox News anchor, filed a lawsuit saying that Roger Ailes, the powerful chairman of Fox News, fired her from the network…


EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Settles for $450,000

Memphis Cheddar’s Settles EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit for $450,000 According to the EEOC, Male Managers at Memphis Restaurant Sexually Harassed a Class of Female Employees Mint Julep Restaurant Operations, LLC, an independent restaurant company and…


The Best and Worst States for LGBT Equality

Twenty-nine states still lack nondiscrimination laws based on sexual orientation, and a further three have no statewide protections for transgender people. Without those explicit laws on the books, advocates stress, members of the LGBT community…


EEOC Files First Suits Challenging Sexual Orientation Discrimination as Sex Discrimination

In March 2016, The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it filed its first two sex discrimination cases based on sexual orientation. Why is this important? It is important because while some states…


The Corporate Fight for Social Justice, An Unlikely Ally

When you think about the role that big corporations play in American life, fighting for social justice is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. Often times, it is the employer that is…


Obama says North Carolina law should be overturned

President Barack Obama called Friday for the overturning of a North Carolina law that requires transgender people to use public bathrooms conforming to the sex on their birth certificates and restricts protections for LGBT people….


Mississippi passes “Religious Liberty” Law

Recently, Mississippi passed a “religious liberty” bill that will allow people with religious objections to deny wedding services to same-sex couples and provide wide protections for actions that could be used to discriminate against LGBT…


The Obergefell Backlash, 100+ Anti-LGBT Bills Pending Across the Nation

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision on marriage equality, many conservative lawmakers have been pushing back at the state level. The Wave of 100+ Anti-LGBT Bills Pending In States The conservative backlash…


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