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Harassment and discrimination reports increased in 2014-15

The Gazette • Western University's Student Newspaper - ‎21 hours ago‎
The number of harassment and discrimination reports increased slightly in 2014-15, according to the Equity and Human Rights Services annual report.
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Dyslexic employee wins discrimination case against Starbucks

The Guardian - ‎20 hours ago‎
Starbucks has lost a disability discrimination case after it wrongly accused a dyslexic employee of falsifying documents when she had simply misread numbers she was responsible for recording.
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Discrimination dialogue

The Indian Express - ‎18 hours ago‎
In the aftermath of Rohith Vemula's suicide, the HRD ministry is right to call for a dialogue with universities on discrimination. But the cultural labour of producing a genuine dialogue rather than another bureaucratic exercise is going to be ...
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Discrimination against natives can't continue

London Free Press - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The Minister of Indian Affairs demanded I apologize and accused me of "treason." It was unacceptable to tell the world Canadian policies toward Indigenous Peoples are rooted in apartheid-like discrimination. On Jan. 26, the Canadian Human Rights ...
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Bathroom Predator Myth Clogs Path for LGBT Discrimination Protection Bill in Florida - ‎14 hours ago‎
A bill to offer LGBT Floridians protection against workplace discrimination is to come up for another vote today in a state Senate committee after conservatives raised hackles about how, in the words of one Republican lawmaker, “you could have a lot of ...
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3 Female Managers Win Discrimination Suit Against Chipotle; Congratulations to My Queens

Jezebel - ‎19 hours ago‎
On Monday, according to WLWT, three former managers at a Cincinnati-area Chipotle won a gender discrimination lawsuit against the company, which is really having a banner year.

Job discrimination in plain print

Al Jazeera America - ‎5 hours ago‎
I also talked to some colleges and universities that I allege are discriminatory in their practices, asking the following questions: Why does the Tarrant County College district director of diversity need to taste or smell?

Massive refugee camp criticised for lack of privacy, discrimination - ‎3 hours ago‎
Screen dump: Nieuws uit Nijmegen The Dutch human rights committee and the national ombudsman have both criticised conditions at the country's biggest refugee centre, saying the lack of privacy, noise and discrimination is leading to health problems.

Bill seeks to stop genetic discrimination

Varsity - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Picture this: U of T transfers you out because of your DNA. While it may sound like a twisted joke to most, this is exactly what happened to a Californian student back in 2012.
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Constitution doesn't permit gender discrimination: Shashi Tharoor on no entry to women in Sabarimala

Zee News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Thiruvananthapuram: Amid the row over Kerala's Sabarimala temple denying entry to women, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday asserted the Indian Constitution does not permit gender discrimination and added that they should be allowed to ...

WATCH: Las Vegas School Cop Sues for Anti-Trans Discrimination - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
A transgender police officer working in Nevada's Clark County School District has filed a federal lawsuit alleging years of anti-trans discrimination at the hands of district officials, reports Planet Transgender. Bradley Roberts has worked for the ...

Training aims to help prevent violence, discrimination

UIC News - ‎19 hours ago‎
15 through March 15 by completing online training that teaches how to prevent, stop, respond to and report interpersonal violence, harassment and discrimination on campus. The 90-minute training, part of state and federal requirements, teaches victims ...

Aspiring bus driver claims discrimination

24 Hours Vancouver - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
An aspiring bus driver will have his case heard before the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal after a dismissed allegation of sexual assault from his past appears to have cost him an opportunity to work for TransLink.
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Check Caste Based Discrimination in Educational Institutions: CM Fadnavis

The New Indian Express - ‎19 hours ago‎
SHIMLA: Himachal Preadesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today asked officers to effectively check "caste-based" discrimination in schools and Anganwadis and ensure that there was no discrimination against Scheduled Caste students in serving the "mid ...


The Hindu - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The Joint Action Committee for Social Justice in association with various other like-minded organisations will take out a march to Raj Bhavan on February 20 in protest against the discrimination against Dalit and Adivasi students on campuses that led ...
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Housing Discrimination Laws Invoked by LGBT at similar rate to POC and Women

O-Blog-Dee-O-Blog-Da (blog) - ‎19 hours ago‎
LGBT people file housing discrimination complaints based on sexual orientation and gender identity as frequently as people of color and women file complaints based on race and sex, according to a new analysis by Christy Mallory, senior counsel, and ...

Indigenous people allege discrimination, racism in Winnipeg taxi industry

CityNews - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Jackie Traverse said she and other indigenous women are treated “like garbage” - subject to discrimination, sexual harassment and even assault.
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Charlotte City Council Schedules Non-Discrimination Vote for February 22

Human Rights Campaign (blog) - ‎18 hours ago‎
Yesterday, the Charlotte City Council held a public meeting, which included a briefing from City staff on a proposed non-discrimination ordinance that would protect the Charlotte LGBT community from discrimination in public accommodations, vehicles for ...

Women's rights organisations decry discrimination by State Council

Daily News Egypt - ‎21 hours ago‎
NGOs and women's rights organisations warned against the continued discrimination by judicial bodies, ahead of a new round of appointments for assistant representatives at the State Council.

NorthWestern pushes back on Bozeman non-discrimination requirement

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle - ‎5 hours ago‎
Since 2010, the city has generally required that all of its written agreements include a provision prohibiting discrimination on the basis of categories like race, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity - a deliberate effort to ...