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The 'corrosive truth' behind discrimination of gay public servants

The Globe and Mail - ‎12 hours ago‎
The room was little more than a broom closet, with a card table and two chairs and a light overhead. “Our field investigation has determined that you are a homosexual,” the special investigations officer told a shocked Andrew Currie-Beckstead, who was ...
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Here's why I'm suing the New York Times for discrimination

The Guardian - ‎18 hours ago‎
Unfortunately, Meredith Levien, one of Mr Thompson's first executive appointments at the Times, whom he installed as chief revenue officer (she still is the only woman on the Times's 10-strong executive team), immediately set a similarly discriminatory ...

QUT students claim human rights 'discrimination'

Brisbane Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
Two university students being sued for allegedly racist Facebook posts have launched a complaint of their own, claiming the Human Rights Commission discriminated against them because they were white heterosexual males. Photo: GLENN HUNT. The two ...
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US Releases List of Religious Colleges Exempt From Discrimination Laws

Wall Street Journal - ‎12 hours ago‎
The U.S. Department of Education on Friday released the names of scores of religious colleges and universities to which it has recently granted exemptions from gender discrimination laws. The move follows months of pressure from advocates for lesbian ...
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Sobeys must pay Andrella David $21K for racial discrimination

CBC.ca - ‎18 hours ago‎
It also mandates that Sobeys Group Inc. provide a written apology to David and that the company participate in Human Rights' Commission-approved training related to racial profiling and discrimination. Marion Hill, board chairwoman of the inquiry ...

Black travelers share their experiences with Airbnb — and highlight discrimination

Mashable - ‎15 hours ago‎
A woman browses the site of US home sharing giant Airbnb on a tablet in Berlin on April 28, 2016. Image: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images.

Kashmiri businessman alleges religious discrimination by airline at Delhi airport

The Indian Express - ‎2 hours ago‎
kashmir, Jammu and kashmir, indigo, religious discrimination flight, indigo flight religious discrimination The airline in an emailed statement said the passengers were not accepted for the flight due to their late arrival.
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House Armed Services Committee votes to re-legalize anti-gay discrimination by federal contractors

Daily Kos - ‎17 hours ago‎
Now the Republican House is doing something about it. The Republican-majority House Armed Services Committee on Thursday voted to gut President Barack Obama's executive orders that ban discrimination against LGBT people by all federal contractors.

Poll: Majority of women in US have experienced gender-based discrimination

MSNBC - ‎14 hours ago‎
The issue of unfair treatment of women and gender-based discrimination has been front and center in the 2016 presidential campaign; however, this is an issue that reaches beyond politics.
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GOP Votes To Block Obama's Action On LGBT Job Discrimination

Huffington Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - Republicans quietly voted Thursday to gut President Barack Obama's executive order barring workplace discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees of federal contractors. The House Armed Services Committee ...

Federal judge agrees to allow some race discrimination evidence in lawsuit against town of Mocksville

Winston-Salem Journal - ‎10 hours ago‎
A federal judge ruled Friday that some evidence about claims of racial discrimination will be allowed in a lawsuit involving three Mocksville police officers who allege they were fired for reporting allegations of corruption in the police department ...

'Sanctified Christian' discrimination

The Telegraph (blog) - ‎10 hours ago‎
One of my “totally sanctified” Christian readers explained Christian discrimination to me. He said as long as you discriminate against unrepentant sinners it's OK. I'm trying to figure out what that means. Let's see: a sinner is one who willfully ...

TEXAS High school student claims to be victim of gender discrimination after forced to cut long hair locks

Daily Mail - ‎14 hours ago‎
A 17-year-old student claims he is the victim of gender discrimination after he was suspended for growing his hair past his shoulders, a rule that doesn't apply to female students in his school district.
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10 Celebrities Who've Taken a Stand Against NC's LGBT Discrimination

Out Magazine - ‎13 hours ago‎
As headliners of the nostalgia-driven tour, My2K, 98 Degrees made the executive decision to cross two North Carolina performances off their roster.

Houston Bakery to Pay $1M to Settle Race, National Origin Discrimination Suit

Insurance Journal - ‎18 hours ago‎
The EEOC had charged that Lawler Foods Inc. and Lawler Foods Ltd. discriminated against three applicants and a class of African-American and non-Hispanic applicants by failing to hire them into entry-level jobs at Lawler's Humble, Texas-area facility ...
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PwC accused of age discrimination in US lawsuit

economia - ‎19 hours ago‎
PwC faces a federal class action, with the firm being accused of “engaging in a pattern and practice” of “systematic and pervasive discrimination” against older job applicants, according to Outten & Golden and The Liu Law Firm, the law firms handling ...
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Muslims proudest to be Canadian, despite 'concerning' discrimination: Environics

CTV News - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The discrimination rate against Muslims was unchanged from the last Environics survey, in 2006. Muslims also experienced 50 per cent more instances of discrimination based on religion, ethnicity, language or sex than the general population, according ...

Discrimination ruling criticized

Taipei Times - ‎19 hours ago‎
“The implications of the Ministry of Health and Welfare's defeat are huge because all sorts of similar discrimination rulings could be overturned for similar reasons,” Persons with HIV/AIDS Rights Advocacy Association of Taiwan secretary-general Ivory ...

Dismissal over erratic behaviour was disability discrimination

Personnel Today - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
While his other disability claims were rejected, his claim for discrimination arising from disability was upheld. The employment tribunal determined that the employer had been aware that some of his behaviour could have been the result of his condition.
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