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Abercrombie & Fitch Face Complaints of Religious Discrimination

Abercrombie & Fitch Face Complaints of Religious Discrimination February 26, 2010. By Lucy Campbell.
Washington, DC The Council on American-Islamic Relations has filed a complaint against clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch for firing a Muslim employee who refused to remove her hijab, a head scarf which has varying religious connotations in the Muslim faith.
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City Councilman Equates Crackdown on Strip Clubs to Racial Discrimination

City Councilman Equates Crackdown on Strip Clubs to Racial Discrimination February 24, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Detroit, MI Officials within the city government have been attempting to pass ordinances that would shut down strip clubs in Detroit, a motion that City Council President Charles Pugh equates with racial discrimination.
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Former Administrator Files Pennsylvania Employment Lawsuit

Former Administrator Files Pennsylvania Employment Lawsuit January 18, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Allentown, PA A former Pennsylvania school administrator filed a lawsuit against her former employer, alleging racial discrimination as the primary basis of her termination.
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Florida Employment Harassment Case "Out of a Bad Movie"

Florida Employment Harassment Case "Out of a Bad Movie" January 16, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Tallahassee, FL In a case that seemed like something out of a bad movie, a Florida employment lawsuit was recently settled in favor of the plaintiff after she revealed sensational details of a five-year pattern of harassment at the hands of her employer.
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Upscale Restaurant in Alleged Violation of Federal and New York Labor Law

Upscale Restaurant in Alleged Violation of Federal and New York Labor Law January 6, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
New York, NY A lawsuit recently filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against an upscale New York City restaurant alleges various violations of New York labor law. Sparks Steak House is accused of allowing employees to be harassed in the workplace.
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Mentally Impaired Student Wins Housing Claim Against Oakland University

Mentally Impaired Student Wins Housing Claim Against Oakland University January 3, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Rochester Hills, MI An Oakland University (OU) student with a cognitive impairment has won a housing lawsuit against the Michigan institution for not allowing him to live on campus.
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Transgender Teen Files Discrimination Claim under Florida Employment Law

Transgender Teen Files Discrimination Claim under Florida Employment Law December 21, 2009. By Charles Benson.
Orlando, FL A transgender teen applying for a job at a McDonalds in Orlando has lodged a formal complaint against the fast food chain claiming the restaurant violated Florida employment law by refusing to hire the plaintiff over gender issues.
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Sometimes Bizarre Workplace Harassment

Sometimes Bizarre Workplace Harassment December 18, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Atherton, CA Two separate workplace harassment stories provide a window into a hostile work environment where people often turn a blind eye to sexual harassment.
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Tenant Sues Prospective Landlord for Denial of Application

Tenant Sues Prospective Landlord for Denial of Application December 6, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Yardville, NJ A prospective tenant who was denied housing in New Jersey due to a complex rental agreement has won some favor through an appellate court in New Jersey.
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Six File Age Discrimination Complaint against University

Six File Age Discrimination Complaint against University December 4, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Portland, ME There is no place in a just society for discrimination of any kind, be it racial, sexual, or otherwise. Age discrimination is especially frustrating to those with a wealth of experience and a willingness to contribute, but who are deemed inappropriate according to allegedly indefensible criteria.
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