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Posts tagged "employment discrimination"

AutoZone To Sikh Employee: You Cannot Wear A Turban

An AutoZone employee who'd converted to the Sikh religion suffered employment discrimination when he was told he could not wear a turban and a kara, as required by his religion, while working. He was also taunted about being a terrorist or whether he'd joined Al Qaeda by both management and customers.

Fresno Food Supplier Settles Job Seeker's Gender Discrimination Claim

An opening for an Executive Assistant position with Olam Americas in Fresno was thought to be filled when a female applicant was offered the position. But, then Olam Americas found out that she was pregnant and rescinded its employment offer.

Discrimination or Self-Segregation Keeping Minorities Out Of Tech Industry?

African American startups received less than 1 percent of all venture capital investments in 2010, compared to about 87 percent going to white startups, according to a report from CB Insights. That statistic has led many to wonder why there aren't more minorities in the tech industry.

Can Facebook Passwords Be Requested on Employment Applications?

Name. Address. Work History. References. Facebook password. The first four are commonly understood to be necessary information when applying for a new job, but the fifth - a Facebook password - is working its way onto the list of information requested by future employers before a job offer is made.

Pregnant Hollywood model loses lawsuit against The Price is Right

Producers of the popular game show The Price is Right have been sued numerous times over the years by models featured on the show. Models often claim discrimination and harassment while working on the show formerly hosted by Bob Barker.

Proposed California law hopes to stop bias against the unemployed

As the economy continues to keep unemployment rates high, many states are looking to add laws that forbid discriminating against people who have been unemployed for a long time. Proposed legislation in California will fine businesses that discriminate against unemployed people, either while posting a job or while making their hiring decisions.

Several law schools sued for employment discrimination

A growing number of law schools across the U.S. are facing lawsuits brought on behalf of recent law graduates having great difficulty finding employment. Most of these lawsuits claim that the law schools failed to accurately report their post-graduation employment data, misleading students about their prospects for finding jobs after law school and leaving them with thousands of dollars in student loan debt without a job.

California Man Files Suit Against Starbucks for Disability Discrimination

A man who applied for a Starbucks job is alleging that he was discriminated against because he was born with half of his left arm. The applicant said that during the interview, the hiring manager made negative comments that alluded to his arm and the manager never discussed reasonable accommodation.

EEOC Charges for Retaliation Rose Three Percent in 2011

In a report released by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, claims of employer retaliation rose 3 percent in the fiscal year 2011. Other claims of employment discrimination and wrongful termination remained substantially similar to the 2010 numbers, the agency reported, although the slight increase made 2011 a record year for EEOC charges.

New York Ruling Says Partner Not an Employee Under Law

A former law firm partner lost his age discrimination suit against law firm Holland & Knight. The judge granted summary judgment in favor of the law firm, holding that the former partner was not an employee under a legal test established by a previous legal decision involving a law firm.

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