Missouri Man Arrested After Leaving More Than a Dozen ‘Hateful’ Voicemails for Black Judge with His Contact Details, Claims He’s a Victim of Reverse Discrimination

A Missouri man is behind bars after leaving a slew of threatening and racist voicemails for a county judge which included his first and last name and contact number. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says Michael Deblois, a white man, left 15 to 17 voicemails for a Black judge calling her the N-word and airing […]

Pakistan: Discrimination against Christians ‘supported by the constitution, law, and policies designed by the state’

03/30/2023 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – We interviewed one of our staff members based in Pakistan to get her personal experience dealing with the dynamics of her faith and gender in the fundamentalist Islamic country. This is our conversation: People in the west often have a view that Pakistan and other Islamic countries create suffocating cultures […]

Pakistan lashes out at UK Home Secretary for discrimination against Pakistani men in addressing rape gangs

Pakistan’s foreign office is now criticizing British Home Secretary Suella Braverman for “’discriminatory and xenophobic’ comments after she said that British Pakistani men ‘hold cultural values at odds with British values’….Braverman also alleged British Pakistani men worked in child abuse rings or networks that targeted ‘vulnerable white English girls.’” Braverman is absolutely correct, but one […]

Is artificial intelligence creating a new age of discrimination?

Welcome to the first of our series on artificial intelligence and its impact on the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) industry. This week we’ll focus on the recent advances in AI and how they have played into larger discussions about bias, race, and discrimination. Next week, we’ll look more specifically at how AI is disrupting […]

Fool me once, shame on me. Fool me twice, the EEOC sues you for age discrimination

Proving age discrimination can be difficult because plaintiffs must ultimately establish that their age was a determinative factor in the defendant’s decision. In other words, if not for the plaintiff’s age, the [adverse employment action] would not have occurred. In failure-to-hire cases, the burden of proof is especially difficult since the plaintiff may be competing […]

J&M Industries Sued by EEOC for Age Discrimination | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – JDSupra

Distribution Company Fired Employee Because She Turned 65, Federal Agency Charges NEW ORLEANS – J&M Industries, Inc., a manufacturing and distribution company based in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, violated federal law when it fired an employee because of her age after she refused to retire when she turned 65 years old, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission […]

$3 million punitive damages award in Tesla discrimination suit

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) — A federal jury on Monday awarded a former Tesla employee nearly $3.2 million in damages in a race discrimination case — far less than what a judge suggested and the plaintiff turned down. After deliberating for two hours late afternoon last Friday, jurors in the verdict trial broke for the weekend. […]

$2.6 Million Lawsuit Highlights How Discrimination Plagues the Construction Industry

​A recent lawsuit against a Maryland-based company underscores how discrimination has run rampant in the construction industry. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) obtained a default judgment in U.S. District Court in a lawsuit against staffing agency Green JobWorks LLC in Hanover, Md., for allegedly refusing to hire female workers for demolition and laborer […]

Several Former Employees Accuse Patriot Mobile of Discrimination

Before he was fired last year, Rodney Banks got to know Patriot Mobile pretty well. The 42-year-old Black man worked for the conservative Christian cellphone company/PAC from April 2019 to May 2022, and his memories from that time are full of egregious displays of racism and economic exploitation. The family-first, pro-life company has been facing […]

EEOC Sues Exact Sciences Laboratories for Age Discrimination in Hiring | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – JDSupra

Cologuard Manufacturer Rejected Qualified Applicant It Viewed as Too Old, Federal Agency Charges DENVER – Exact Sciences Laboratories, LLC, manufacturer of the Cologuard colon cancer screening test, violated federal law by discriminating against a job applicant based on his age, according to a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). According to […]

Minnesota Dem-Backed Bills Push Racial, Religious Discrimination

Minnesota Democrats are seeking to bake racial and religious discrimination into state law with bills that would promote the racist ideology of critical race theory, deny many religious colleges the ability to offer college credit to high school students, and require teacher hiring decisions to consider applicants’ race. HF 1269, authored by Democrat Reps. Kim […]

Former Bachelor Juan Pablo Galavis Blasts Mike Fleiss After It’s Revealed ‘Bachelor’ Creator is Leaving Franchise Due to Racial Discrimination Investigation – The Ashley’s Reality Roundup

The Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss announced in late March that he was stepping away from his franchise, thanking ABC for working with him for 21 years and stating that he believes his replacements will “keep this lightening [sic] in a bottle bold and moving forward.” Following Mike’s announcement, though, Variety discovered that Mike actually left […]

Jury in Tesla racial discrimination damages trial begins deliberations

SAN FRANCISCO (CA) — After four days of testimony, an eight-member jury of four men and four women moved into deliberation to determine how much should be awarded to Owen Diaz, a Black man who sued Tesla for racial discrimination and harassment. Diaz, an elevator operator at the 5.5 million square foot factory, sued Tesla […]

Local Muslim physician sues Corewell Health for alleged religious discrimination

Dr. Samer Ilayan, a former Corewell Health physician, is suing the healthcare group for alleged religious-based discrimination. The bombshell lawsuit was filed this week and it claims that one of Corewell Health’s clinics in Taylor violated the former employee’s civil rights among other serious allegations. Ilayan started his residency in 2019 and was eventually hired […]

Christian school fighting state discrimination over faith

(Pexels) Christian schools in Maine continue to fight official state discrimination against them, despite a court case resolution that was supposed to eliminate that problem. A Real Clear Policy report only last year explained the U.S. Supreme Court ruled then that a state law preventing state aid from flowing to religious schools under its tuition-payment […]

Sex Discrimination in a Philosophy Job Search at BGSU (guest post)

Last week we reported on how Christian Coons, associate professor of philosophy at Bowling Green State University (BGSU), is facing disciplinary proceedings that may lead to his termination from the university (here). This development has its origins in Coons’s complaints about irregularities in a job search conducted by the Department of Philosophy during the 2015-16 academic […]

Biden’s FAA Nominee, Phillip Washington, Withdrew Nomination Due to Connections and Accusations of Fraud, Waste and Abuse, Discrimination, Sexual Misconduct, Nepotism at Former Job

Despite no experience in the aviation industry, Phillip Washington was nominated by Joe Biden to lead the FAA.  He pulled his nomination last week after multiple accusations and connections of criminal activities under his watch at the LA Metro became known.   Reporter Cece Woods in Los Angeles is responsible for most of this reporting over […]

Swiss Re Faces $6.3M Claim Over Sex Discrimination, Unfair Dismissal

A former Swiss Re underwriter, who last year won a sex and maternity discrimination and unfair dismissal case, is seeking 5.1 million pounds ($6.3 million) in compensation and told a London court she wants to retrain as a Baptist pastor. The lawsuit by Julia Sommer, 41, brought after a Swiss Re senior manager commented about […]

Rejecting Discrimination: Rhode Island Stands Against Anti-LGBTQ Legislation

In an open letter shared with State House leadership today, Rhode Island LGBTQ+ advocates and supporters urged legislators to reject several proposals that will introduce harmful discrimination into state law, particularly directed at LGBTQ+ youth and youth of color. Three of those proposals, H5859, H5688, and H5739, will have hearings this afternoon in the House Committee on […]

Trans pioneer Sir Lady Java fought LAPD discrimination in 1967

Almost half a century before “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and “Pose,” Sir Lady Java was a pioneering transgender activist and entertainer who fought against a Los Angeles law that restricted drag performance. She also spoke truth to power by challenging the Los Angeles Police Department and the city. Also, as a Black gender non-conforming woman, she […]

EEOC Sues Total Systems Services for Disability Discrimination and Retaliation | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – JDSupra

Global Payments Company Denied Worker’s Pleas for Remote Work Due to High Risk for COVID-19 Infection, Federal Agency Charges ATLANTA – Total Systems Services, LLC, a global payments processing company based in Columbus, Georgia, violated federal law by denying repeated requests by an employee with a disability for remote work as a reasonable accommodation due […]

Testy exchanges in first day of Tesla race discrimination damages trial

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) — Witnesses painted a picture Tuesday of Tesla’s Fremont, California, factory as a place where racist language and harassment flowed freely and higher-ups did little to nothing about it. Plaintiff Owen Diaz, a Black man who was then an elevator operator at the 5.5 million square foot factory, sued Tesla in 2017 […]

USG denounces caste-based discrimination, human rights violations

Teghpreet Singh, director of policy and advocacy at the Sikh Students Association, speaks to attendees at Tuesday night’s Senate meeting. (Anik Panja | Daily Trojan) The Undergraduate Student Government unanimously voted in support of two resolutions — one in support of adding caste as a protected category in USC’s Title IX code notice of non-discrimination, […]

Investigation finds ‘no evidence’ of discrimination in course

A third-party investigation into allegations of antisemitism in a graduate psychology course found “no evidence” of discriminatory or retaliatory conduct, according to an email interim University President Mark Wrighton issued to the GW community Monday. Investigators for Crowell & Moring, the law firm that GW hired to conduct the investigation, found many of the allegations […]

Department of Education Reports Rise in Disability Discrimination Complaints

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) received 6,390 complaints related to disability discrimination over the 2022 fiscal year — the highest number of complaints in five years.  The OCR provides raw data regarding complaints, but does not provide detailed information about the nature of those complaints. However, in comments reported by The […]

Liberia: CDC Secretary General Condemns Discrimination Against Muslims By NEC Workers – Wants Extension of Biometric Voter Registration

New York — Jefferson T. Koijee, the Secretary General of the Coalition for Democratic Change and Mayor of the city of Monrovia, has frowned upon staff of the National Election Commission (NEC) for denying individuals with certain names, something he says is a sign of discrimination. Speaking from the United States, Koijee made the statement […]

Michigan’s Bishops Fail to Undermine State’s New LGBTQ+ Non-Discrimination Law – New Ways Ministry

Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit The Michigan Catholic Conference’s efforts to water down new LGBTQ+ protections in the state were ultimately unsuccessful as new non-discrimination legislation was signed into law this month. The new law, passed by legislators and signed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer, expands Michigan’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act, first passed in 1977, to […]

Unpacking Harassment and Discrimination in the Workplace | The Spiggle Law Firm

Discrimination and harassment are issues that plague workplaces across all industries. Though there’s no one-size-fits-all solution, there are things employers can do to ensure their employees feel safe, respected and protected. In this blog post, we’ll unpack some of the ways discrimination and harassment impact the workplace, as well as how employers can prevent these […]

State Occupational Licensing Boards Now Have Discipline Power in Discrimination Cases

Hundreds of thousands of individuals who hold occupational or professional licenses to work in New Jersey can now be subject to disciplinary action by the state boards that license them if they discriminate against current or prospective clients, patients, students, colleagues, or employees. The Uniformed Rules on Discrimination in Licensed Professionals (N.J.A.C. 13:45C-4.1, 4.2, and […]

Construction industry under increased scrutiny for sex discrimination claims | OP-ED • Daily Journal of Commerce

April Frederickson It’s no surprise that women are underrepresented in the construction industry. The latest statistics published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reveal that women make up about 10 percent of the workers in the industry. Employers in the construction industry have made significant progress toward creating safe and productive workplaces, but the […]

Biden sued for embedding racial discrimination in federal business program

The federal government, under Joe Biden’s leadership, has set up a bureaucracy that it intends will discriminate against people of some races, but not others. Citing that apparent civil rights violation for those people in the groups facing discrimination, the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty has sued. “America must continue to advance toward a […]

Russia’s UN mission accuses US of ‘discrimination’

Washington delays Russian diplomats’ visas and imposes travel restrictions on them, an official says The US is failing to fulfill its commitments as the nation that hosts the United Nations headquarters, a diplomat with the Russian mission to the New York City-based international body has said. America’s treatment of diplomats and even Russian nationals employed […]

Discrimination a Key Social Determinant of Health in Frailty, Outcomes

March 22, 2023 – Discrimination is emerging as another social determinant of health, with yet another study connecting the weathering hypothesis to healthcare outcomes. This latest report, published in the journal Cancer, outlined a link between discrimination and frailty among Black cancer survivors. Studies like this are important for quantifying how discrimination impacts patient health. The […]

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs Poses With Fake Black Activist Rachel Dolezal as She Signs EO Prohibiting Race-Based Hair Discrimination While Gas Nears $5/Gallon and Border Remains WIDE OPEN

Racist Katie Hobbs runs from black reporter RC Maxwell Twice-convicted racist Katie Hobbs signed her ninth Executive Order last week titled “Prohibiting Race-Based Hair Discrimination,” a clear virtue signal to distract from her past racism and not what Arizona needs. Today, I signed an Executive Order prohibiting race-based hair discrimination for state employees and contractors. […]

Discrimination linked to frailty among Black cancer survivors

Disclosures: National Institute on Aging and NCI/NIH supported the study. The authors report no relevant financial disclosures. Schwartz reports no relevant financial disclosures. ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted on Please provide your email address to receive an email when new articles are posted on . ADDED TO […]

HUD awards over $54 million in grants to curb housing discrimination

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Tuesday announced it has awarded $54 million to 182 fair housing organizations across 42 states under its Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP). The goal is to provide support to organizations that address Fair Housing Act violations and funding Private Enforcement Initiative grantees to continue fair […]

HUD Restores Housing Discrimination Rule, Revokes 2020 Rule

The Department has been laying the groundwork for this move since 2021 The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced on Friday that it rescinded a 2020 Trump-era rule governing Fair Housing Act disparate impact claims and has restored a 2013 Obama-era “Discriminatory Effects” rule that takes aim at discriminatory practices from the housing market. In a rule […]

Fox Producer Sues For Allll The Discrimination

Would it shock you to learn that Fox News is still a raging dumpster fire of sexism even six years after Roger Ailes found out if he won his bet that there is no hell? Would you faint dead to find out that putting Suzanne Scott in charge of the place and installing a handful […]

Rochester to investigate discrimination claim by censured council member

ROCHESTER – The city is hiring an outside investigator to look into claims by a censured city council member that she faced discrimination from fellow city officials over an attention disorder. The Rochester City Council censured member Molly Dennis on March 6 for allegedly intimidating council and staff, using city staff time excessively, threatening and […]

Being denied coverage to use the bathroom (and a bunch of other stuff that isn’t discrimination)

When employees allege discrimination, they must prove an employer’s discriminatory motive and connect it to a particular adverse employment decision. An adverse action requires evidence of a significant change in employment status, benefits, or pay. Usually, the proof comes in the form of failure to hire, a firing, failure to promote, reassignment with significantly different responsibilities, […]

A bank manager wins $370,000 after a panel of judges says she would’ve likely been promoted if it weren’t for sex discrimination

A panel of judges unanimously concluded a former female employee at Commerzbank would have likely been promoted if not for illegal sex discrimination. Shutterstock An ex-employee of Germany’s Commerzbank will get $370,000 after judges say sex discrimination likely cost her a promotion. Jagruti Rajput was deputy head of markets compliance in the bank’s London office […]

Tucker Carlson producer’s discrimination claims go beyond Dominion scandal

A Fox News producer’s discrimination lawsuit against Rupert Murdoch’s Fox Corp. provides a wider glimpse into the network’s alleged cultural problems, dealings with prominent Republicans and finger-pointing following a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit. Abby Grossberg, who has worked in TV news for two decades, sued Fox, Fox News, Tucker Carlson and several producers late Monday, […]

EEOC Sues Otis Elevator Company for Disability Discrimination | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – JDSupra

Company Refused to Accommodate Employee with Autism and ADHD, Then Retaliated Against Him, Federal Agency Charges BOSTON – Otis Worldwide Corporation, doing business as Otis Elevator Company — a global company based in Farmington, Connecticut that constructs, repairs, modernizes, and maintains elevators, escalators, and related equipment — violated federal law by failing to provide a […]

OPINION | BRADLEY GITZ: Encouraging discrimination

At the heart of democratic theory is the idea that the people rule; that in the end, their wishes become codified in law and public policies. Put somewhat less flatteringly by H.L. Mencken, “Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.” As such, […]

Workplace Discrimination Lawsuits: Juries Won’t Blame AI, They’ll Blame You | Baker Donelson – JDSupra

Workplace discrimination claims remain one of the most significant areas of legal exposure for employers, from hiring to firing and everything in between. An employer’s reliance on artificial intelligence (AI), especially in the hiring process, does not lessen this exposure. AI may even do the opposite and create exposure, particularly with respect to disparate impact […]

Rental housing discrimination and you

Housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender expression is illegal in the District of Columbia. This means that housing providers cannot refuse to rent to someone or treat them differently in their housing-related decisions because of their sexual orientation or gender expression.  But what might housing discrimination against LGBTQ home seekers look like? Discriminatory […]

Vincent Gray Files Charge of Discrimination Against D.C. Council

Ward 7 D.C. Councilmember Vincent Gray has filed a Charge of Discrimination with the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, alleging that the D.C. Council discriminated against him because of his age and medical status. The charge stems from the removal of Gray from his role as chair of the Committee on Health in January. D.C. Council […]

Washington Bill To Protect Job Applicants From Marijuana Discrimination Advances In House After Passing Senate

A Washington State House committee advanced legislation on Tuesday that would protect job applicants in the state from being discriminated against for using marijuana. The bill, which already passed the full Senate last month, would forbid most employers from rejecting applicants simply for testing positive for cannabis on pre-employment drug tests. Workers could still be […]

Report reveals widespread discrimination of refugees in Turkey’s quake zone

Following massive earthquakes in southern Turkey last month, refugees in the quake zone – most of them Syrian – have been subjected to “multi-layered discrimination,” including hate speech, ill-treatment and physical violence, Turkish Minute reported, citing a report by the Association for Migration Research (GAR). A 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit 11 Turkish provinces in the country’s […]

Michigan bans discrimination against LGBTQ community

Michigan is the 22nd U.S. state to ban discrimination against the LGBTQ+ community.Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, signed the legislation into law Thursday. The action caps decades of effort to expand Michigan’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act to cover sexual orientation and gender identity or expression. Michigan is now the 22nd state to ban LGBTQ+ discrimination. […]

Schinner Claims Gender Discrimination At Play | NOSH

Following a contentious breakup, Miyoko Schinner has countersued vegan dairy company Miyoko’s PBC, alleging that she was dismissed from the company she founded in retaliation for her claims of gender discrimination. In a filing with the Northern District for the State of California, Schinner also responded to her former employer’s claims that she absconded with […]

Arizona Christian University Sues School District for Religious Discrimination

The Banner has a subscription to republish articles from Religion News Service. This story by Kathryn Post was published on religionnews.com March 10, 2023.  For 11 years, dozens of education students at Arizona Christian University, a private school in Glendale, Ariz., have gained teaching experience thanks to a student teaching program with the local public […]

Vancouver Hyatt Regency apologizes to First Nations group after alleged discrimination – Peace Arch News

A First Nations group welcomes the public apology of a Vancouver hotel following allegations of anti-Indigenous racism, but will not return for its major events. BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres said last week that a “deeply respected cultural and spiritual advisor” suffered trauma and humiliation after a Vancouver Hyatt Regency employee denied him access […]

Experts of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Commend Peru’s Reform of Disability Legislation, Ask Questions on Discrimination of Migrants, Refugees and Minorities with Disabilities

Source: UN Human Rights Council The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities today concluded its consideration of the combined second and third periodic report of Peru on its implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Committee Experts commended the advanced level of the State’s law reform, while asking questions […]

Reporter issues groveling apology after colleague confronts Jean-Pierre for ‘discrimination’: ‘This is not China’

A reporter personally apologized to White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Monday after one of his colleagues accused her of discrimination. What happened? Simon Ateba, a correspondent for Today News Africa, began the press briefing by shouting his request that Jean-Pierre call on reporters who, like him, are rarely given an opportunity to ask […]

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