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WATCH: Antigay Baker Cries to Values Voters Summit Over Lawsuit
Tuesday September 30th 2014, 6:20 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Melissa Klein denied a lesbian couple a wedding cake in February 2013 and is now crying about the discrimination lawsuit lodged by the state of Oregon. read more [News Source]

Lawsuit: Utah pizza worker with Down Syndrome illegally fired
Tuesday September 30th 2014, 6:13 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A federal agency that polices workplace discrimination is suing a Papa John's franchise company over allegations it illegally fired a worker in the Farmington restaurant because he has Down Syndrome. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is su... [News Source]

Pike Co. EMA director files sex discrimination suit against Commission
Tuesday September 30th 2014, 1:35 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Attorneys for the director of the Pike County Emergency Management Agency are filing a federal sexual discrimination lawsuit against the Pike County Commission alleging a violation of the 1964 Civil Rights Act by one of the commissioners. [News Source]

WATCH: Antigay Baker Cries to Values Voters Summit Over Lawsuit
Tuesday September 30th 2014, 12:31 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Melissa Klein denied a lesbian couple a wedding cake in February 2013 and is now crying about the discrimination lawsuit lodged by the state of Oregon. read more [News Source]

EEOC files first transgender discrimination lawsuits
Tuesday September 30th 2014, 7:31 am Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

(9/30) On Friday, the EEOC announced its filing of sex discrimination lawsuits against two employers claiming unlawful discrimination against transgender employees in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The suits mark the first time in the EEOC’s history that it has filed sex discrimination lawsuits on the basis of transgender status. [News Source]

U.S. government lawsuits target transgender discrimination in workplace
Monday September 29th 2014, 6:27 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

By Mica Rosenberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - A funeral home and an eye clinic that fired employees who had changed their sex from male to female were sued last week as the U.S. government filed its first-ever federal lawsuits for transgender discrimination. The cases could lay the groundwork for more such actions in the future, legal experts said on Monday. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ... [News Source]

Muslim Inmate Sues Greene County Jail Over Quran, Prayer Rug
Monday September 29th 2014, 5:53 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- An inmate being held in the Greene County Jail has filed a lawsuit against the jail claiming religious discrimination. According to federal court documents, Richard Ray McLendon Jr. says he is a Muslim and has been denied requests for his Quran, prayer rug and Friday prayer service. (See lawsuit attached above) He filed the handwritten lawsuit against the Greene County Jail ... [News Source]