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Goleta Engineer Awarded $1.13 Million in Discrimination Case
Friday July 25th 2014, 8:27 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Carlos Ortiz sued sonar equipment maker Teledyne RESON Inc. for favoring its Danish employees. [News Source]

Goodwill to Settle EEOC Lawsuit for Retaliation
Thursday July 24th 2014, 9:12 am Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Agency charged, fired worker for testifying on behalf of discrimination victim. [News Source]

Franchisees Take 7-Eleven to Court for Alleged Racial Discrimination
Thursday July 24th 2014, 8:00 am Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A group of franchisees are accusing the convenience chain of trying to make a profit by systematically forcing South Asian immigrant franchisees out. [News Source]

Family of deaf couple sues Erlanger over lack of interpreters
Wednesday July 23rd 2014, 1:10 am Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A Chattanooga family backed by a state disability advocacy group has filed a discrimination lawsuit against Erlanger Health System claiming the hospital did not provide the husband and wife — both deaf — with a medical interpreter during crucial health procedures and for prolonged periods while they were patients at the hospital. [News Source]

McLennan County to pay nearly $600,000 in discrimination lawsuit settlement
Wednesday July 23rd 2014, 12:36 am Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Nine current and former McLennan County deputies will receive $2 million in settlement money related to a discrimination lawsuit, and $575,000 of that will come from the county coffers.Sheriff Parnell McNamara is accused of firing or demoting the deputies because they supported his opponent in the 2012 primary election, Randy Plemons.McNamara said he was just exercising his right to restructure ... [News Source]

Obama grants gay and transgender employees US bias protection
Tuesday July 22nd 2014, 11:54 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Obama's executive orders signed Monday prohibits discrimination against gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, without a new exemption that was requested by some religious organizations. [News Source]

Nurse-midwife suing over alleged discrimination
Tuesday July 22nd 2014, 10:36 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A young nurse-midwife has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against a Tampa-based medical chain claiming she wasn't hired because of her pro-life beliefs. [News Source]