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Feds Accuse Local Firm Of Religious Discrimination (CBS 11 Dallas – Fort Worth)
Monday June 30th 2008, 11:34 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

The federal government is accusing a North Texas company of religious discrimination. This occurred after the company allegedly refused to hire a man based on his appearance. [News Source]

Clayton County Commission Chairman Injured in Gun Accident (FOX 5 News Atlanta)
Monday June 30th 2008, 11:25 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

ATLANTA (MyFOX Atlanta) -- Clayton County Commission Chairman Eldrin Bell is nursing an injured thumb after a firing range accident this weekend at a party. [News Source]

Columbia, Prof. Reach Second Gender Dispute Settlement (The New York Sun)
Monday June 30th 2008, 11:19 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Columbia University and a star professor who accused it of gender discrimination have settled their lawsuit, ending a decade-long dispute that was closely watched by women's rights groups. The economics professor, Graciela Chichilnisky, accused Columbia of continuing to pay her less than her male counterparts even after the two sides reached a $500,000 settlement on similar issues in 1995. Ms. ... [News Source]

Judge dismisses lawsuit that two former officers filed against Davie (Sun-Sentinel)
Monday June 30th 2008, 11:06 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A lawsuit filed by two former Davie police officers claiming religious discrimination and retaliation has been dismissed. [News Source]

Lilly agrees to settle discrimination lawsuit (San Francisco Chronicle)
Monday June 30th 2008, 11:04 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Drug maker Eli Lilly and Co. will pay $64,400 to settle a lawsuit accusing the company of withholding severance pay to force a longtime employee to withdraw a discrimination charge. The company also must spell out in future severance agreements that employees... [News Source]

Lilly agrees to settle discrimination lawsuit (AP via Yahoo! News)
Monday June 30th 2008, 10:33 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Drug maker Eli Lilly and Co. will pay $64,400 to settle a lawsuit accusing the company of withholding severance pay to force a longtime employee to withdraw a discrimination charge. [News Source]

Clayton County Commission Chairman Injured in Gun Accident (FOX 5 News Atlanta)
Monday June 30th 2008, 9:55 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

ATLANTA (MyFOX Atlanta) -- Clayton County Commission Chairman Eldrin Bell is nursing an injured thumb after a firing range accident this weekend at a party. [News Source]