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  • National Origin Discrimination is Basis for $1.1 Million Lawsuit
    National Origin Discrimination is Basis for $1.1 Million Lawsuit

    Steve Awad, an engineer for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, claims that based on discriminatory statements and actions by employees of the said City of New York, his human ...

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  • Supreme Court to Consider Age Discrimination Case. . . With a Difference
    Supreme Court to Consider Age Discrimination Case. . . With a Difference

    A controversial age discrimination case has worked its way up from the lower Courts and has been accepted by the Supreme Court for its consideration. In the matter of Madigan v. Levin , Harvey Levin, ...

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  • Brooks Brothers Facing $30 Million Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Law Suit
    Brooks Brothers Facing $30 Million Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Law Suit

    A Seamstress at Brooks Brothers' Queens factory, Herlinda Aroca Pino, is suing the company for $30 million, claiming sexual harassment and retaliation by the Assistant Plant Manager. Among Pino's ...

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  • Race Bias Class Action Lawsuit Against Merrill Lynch Settles for $160 Million
    Race Bias Class Action Lawsuit Against Merrill Lynch Settles for $160 Million

    A class-action race discrimination lawsuit brought by a Merrill Lynch employee has been settled for $160 million. More than 1,200 current and former Merrill Lynch employees could be eligible to take ...

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  • Coalition of Civil Rights Advocates Launch Campaign to Ban Workplace Discrimination Against Gays
    Coalition of Civil Rights Advocates Launch Campaign to Ban Workplace Discrimination Against Gays

    In an effort to garner support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which has languished on Capital Hill for almost two decades, a coalition of civil rights groups has launched a $2 ...

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  • Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against San Diego Mayor
    Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against San Diego Mayor

    A former employee of San Diego's mayor, Bob Filner, has accused him of sexually harassing her , alleging that she was forced to resign after she said the mayor treated women as "sexual objects or ...

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