An arbitrator has awarded $250,000 to a former Hooters waitress and found the chain’s “image policy” discriminates against African-American waitresses.
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing a Montgomery County business, alleging that it’s been discriminating against black and female job applicants for years.
A jury has rejected the race and sex discrimination allegations of a former D.C. police commander who filed a lawsuit against the city.
After five days of arguments and testimony, the jury hearing the discrimination case against the District and D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier have delivered a verdict.
President Barack Obama plans to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation, a White House official said Monday.
People perceive race differently in tough economic times, with African-Americans appearing “blacker” to whites – a trend reflecting that many social groups become more exclusionary when presented with “competition” for scarce resources.
A new survey from the Emerson College Polling Society finds that 61 percent of African-Americans believe race relations are getting worse in the United States. As a whole, 44 percent of poll respondents said race relations are not getting better, with 41 percent of Caucasians and 42 percent of Hispanics holding the same view.
A federal jury has for the second time ruled in favor of five black District of Columbia police officers who said they were retaliated against after raising allegations of racial discrimination.
Dozens of current and retired black officers with the U.S. Capitol Police have filed a new complaint against the agency.
A Cub Scout pack in Maryland says it was forced to remove an anti-discrimination statement from its website in order to keep its charter.