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Discrimination

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  • Roma continue to face discrimination in Europe, report finds

     
    The Roma, also known as Gypsies, continue to face hardship and discrimination in Europe, according to a report from European Union and United Nations agencies that underscores the ongoing marginalization of the minority group, which has faced forced...
  • Burbank police litigation costs hit $7.1 million and rising

     
    The cost incurred by the city of Burbank as it continues to defend itself against a slew of lawsuits filed by former and current police officers has hit $7.1 million and counting, officials announced recently....
  • Activists fight homophobia from Myanmar to Malawi

     
    Twenty-two years ago today, the World Health Organization took homosexuality off its list of mental disorders. The date has come to be celebrated as the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, an event dreamed up by a French academic that...
  • Court overturns Santa Monica bus driver's discrimination award

     
    Even if discrimination plays a role in a worker’s firing, an employer is not liable for damages if the employee would have been fired anyway because of poor performance, the California Supreme Court decided Thursday. In a widely watched case,......
  • California ranks high for workplace discrimination complaints

    California ranks high for workplace discrimination complaints
    Employees complain more about discrimination in workplaces in Texas, Florida and California than anywhere else in the country, according to a report this week from theĀ U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Texas has 10% of all claims, with nearly...
  • Fry's Electronics to pay $2.3 million in sexting harassment case

    Fry's Electronics to pay $2.3 million in sexting harassment case
    Fry's Electronics will pay $2.3 million to settle a lawsuit from the federal government -- one of the largest of its kind -- alleging that the retailer retaliated against a supervisor who reported a sexual harassment claim. Ka Lam, a supervisor at the...
  • Chick-fil-A president crossed a danger line

    Chick-fil-A president crossed a danger line
    Despite decades if not centuries of bitter experience, business leaders apparently haven't absorbed the lesson that it's best to let your products speak for themselves and keep your big mouth shut. The latest executive to learn this the hard way is...
  • Jamaa Fanaka dies at 69; dynamic black filmmaker

    Jamaa Fanaka dies at 69; dynamic black filmmaker
    Jamaa Fanaka, who emerged as a dynamic black filmmaker with his gritty independent 1979 film "Penitentiary" and later made headlines with his legal battles alleging widespread discrimination against women and ethnic minorities in the film and television...
  • Saudi Arabia won't endorse female Olympians, official says

     
    Countering the earlier words of a Saudi prince who said that women could represent his country at the Olympics, the Saudi Arabian sports minister said his country won’t officially support female athletes....
  • Goldberg: 'That's racist' as a punch line

    Goldberg: 'That's racist' as a punch line
    "That's racist." It's a comedic catchphrase these days, popularized by an online clip from a 2005 TV show "Wonder Showzen" on MTV2. It's not as iconic as Gary Coleman's "What 'chu talkin' 'bout, Willis?" or Fonzie's "Ayyyyyy" or even Bart Simpson's "Don'...
  • Gregory Rodriguez: The unhappy white majority

    Gregory Rodriguez: The unhappy white majority
    "White Americans See Anti-White Bias on the Rise." That was a headline in the Wall Street Journal this month, and more than any other domestic index or statistic, it's that sentiment that should worry you about America's future. While many commentators...