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Retaliation to be added to Tesla Inc. Workplace Racial Discrimination Suit

Retaliation to be added to Tesla Inc. Workplace Racial Discrimination Suit May 26, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Oakland, CA Legal team representing a 44-year-old African American man who claims he was harassed and discriminated against while working as an assembly line worker at the Tesla car factory in Fremont, California is adding a charge of retaliation to the already long list of claims of violations of the California state labor laws.
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Parents of Autistic Children Sue Disney Park

Parents of Autistic Children Sue Disney Park November 20, 2015. By Brenda Craig.
Los Angeles, CA: A 2013 change in the way Disney World accommodates persons with disabilities has sparked a discrimination lawsuit against Walt Disney Parks and Resorts by a group of 25 parents and guardians of autistic children in California.
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Age Discrimination “Rampant” Says Attorney Lisa Maki

Age Discrimination “Rampant” Says Attorney Lisa Maki November 13, 2015. By Brenda Craig.
Los Angeles, CA: Attorney Lisa Maki is a bundle of energy and fortitude. She runs her own law firm, the Law Offices of Lisa Maki, in Los Angeles, California. And, frankly, there aren’t many women doing that in the high-stakes, predominantly male world of trial lawyers.
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A Tough Title IX Fight in Alabama for BHJ

A Tough Title IX Fight in Alabama for BHJ February 23, 2015. By Brenda Craig.
Huntsville, AL There is a lot of attention currently focused on the issue of sexual assault in educational environments. Five years ago, there were fewer news stories and arguably less consideration given to the rights of students and the responsibilities of schools and colleges to ensure a sexual harassment-free educational institution.
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The Case of Ms. Jane Doe and Title IX

The Case of Ms. Jane Doe and Title IX February 19, 2015. By Brenda Craig.
Grandville, MI In the autumn of 2010, a 15-year-old Jane Doe reported that she had been sexually assaulted by one of the school’s star athletes in a soundproof band practice room at her secondary school in Michigan.
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Gender Harassment in One of the World’s Most Respected Police Forces

Gender Harassment in One of the World’s Most Respected Police Forces June 25, 2013. By Brenda Craig.
Vancouver, BC: It’s not the demands of the job, but their fellow male officers that have pushed dozens, if not hundreds, of women in Canada’s Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to the breaking point says lawyer Alexander Zaitzeff, who represents dozens of female Mounties in a massive class-action gender discrimination suit against the iconic Canadian police force, whose red scarlet tunic is recognized around the world.
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Title lX Doesn't Protect Against Bullying

Title lX Doesn't Protect Against Bullying August 1, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
Detroit, MI It is hard to say what may happen in the future when it comes to litigating against bullying. "The law the way it is written doesn't provide a solution for every kind of harassment," says attorney Richard Winslow. "The way the law is written it is quite narrow, but I think the issues are broader than Title lX, which is limited to sexual harassment."
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Edison Discrimination Suit is Déjà Vu All Over Again

Edison Discrimination Suit is Déjà Vu All Over Again July 31, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
San Mareno, CA: This is the third time since 1974 that Southern California Edison is being sued for racial discrimination. "This company has an inbred culture of racial intolerance that favors Caucasians and punishes African Americans and other non-Caucasians," says attorney Charles T. Mathews, who represents 11 plaintiffs in the latest class action against the company.
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A Bad Day at Work for Discrimination

A Bad Day at Work for Discrimination July 14, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
Chicago, IL Attorney Robb Stokar does a lot of workplace discrimination cases in his Chicago practice and he is never really very surprised by the kinds of things people endure. "People come to me with their workplace complaints on a daily basis," says Stokar. "There are daily workplace transgressions in this country. Some are reported and others are not."
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San Fran Attorney Shocked by Pregnancy Bias

 San Fran Attorney Shocked by Pregnancy Bias July 12, 2010. By Brenda Craig.
San Francisco, CA There is something marvelously fun about attorney Angela Alioto. The daughter of Sicilian immigrants, born and raised in San Francisco, she started law school at the age of 29 after her four children were born and has become a relentless anti-discrimination lawyer with a tidy list of courtroom victories and settlements related to everything from race to sexual orientation cases. She speaks it "Straight to the Heart," as her autobiography is titled.
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