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State Bar of Washington Mishandles Employee’s Harassment Claim

The State Bar of Washington — the organization that oversees and regulates all lawyers in the state — received a scathing report, criticizing how it mishandled the investigation of an employee’s sexual harassment claim. Find out what ha… Read More
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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver Sued for Sexual Abuse

A lawsuit filed late last year in Canada’s British Columbia Supreme Court against Vancouver’s Roman Catholic Archdiocese is once again drawing attention to the sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church. The civil lawsuit, while filed under Canadi… Read More
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Parents Being Wrongfully Fired During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on everyone. But parents, especially single parents, have faced particular challenges related to balancing work and home-schooling as Coronavirus has closed schools and demanded parents facilitate virtual learning.… Read More
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Organ Transplant Discrimination: Disability Will No Longer Dismiss You From the List

An intellectual or developmental disability shouldn’t have any effect on your access to necessary medical care, but patients with Down syndrome and other conditions routinely face organ transplant discrimination. Now states and the federal governme… Read More
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David Haas Hymns Banned by Catholic Churches After Sexual Harassment Accusations

Sometimes it doesn’t take a lawsuit to get real relief as a victim of sexual harassment and sex abuse. The multiple victims of Catholic composer David Haas demonstrated that sometimes a victim’s advocate can make a big impact even when legal issu… Read More
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Transgender Warehouse Worker Seeking FedEx Lawsuit

Being yourself at work shouldn’t mean dealing with daily insults, threats, and mistreatment. But in a FedEx lawsuit, a warehouse worker coming out as transgender at work meant that former mates and coworkers turned on her, forcing her out of a job… Read More
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Kansas City Black Firefighters’ Decades-Long Battle Against Racial Discrimination

For black firefighters in many of Kansas City’s most desireable stations, racial slurs and even physical violence are part of the job. But after decades of lodging racial discrimination complaints, and even many settled lawsuits, the “old white b… Read More
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COVID Vaccine May Potentially Cause Discrimination Issues for Employers

The COVID-19 vaccines have begun to roll out across the country. That means that some employees are able to return to the workplace, even while others never left. Can your employer require you to take the COVID vaccine or is that disability discrimin… Read More
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Sexual Harassment in Public Calls For a New Campaign: #CrimeNotCompliment

Catcalls, following, up-skirting, a “casual” brush against your body: public sexual harassment can take many forms. While New York and other states have public harassment laws baked into their criminal codes, many women and girls don’t know wha… Read More
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Changes Slow in Gaming Industry Companies Despite Growing Sexual Harassment Resignations

Sexual harassment in the video game industry has been a problem since the beginning. Gaming industry companies were also one of the first where gender discrimination bubbled into the public view in 2014’s Gamergate. But even as problems continue to… Read More
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