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Hair Cuttery Reinstates Man Fired After Contracting HIV, Apologizes

A Maryland man who was fired from his job at a hair salon for being HIV positive has been reinstated and his employer has apologized.

10/22/2014

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ACLU: Md. Man Was Fired By Hair Salon For Being HIV Positive

After they say a Maryland man was fired from his job at a hair salon for being HIV positive, the ACLU of Maryland has filed a formal Charge of Discrimination on the his behalf with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

10/14/2014

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Discrimination Suit Filed Against Maryland Company

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.

09/23/2014

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Court To Weigh Gov’t Duty To Settle Bias Claims

The Supreme Court said Monday it will consider a dispute over the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s duty to try and settle charges of job discrimination before filing lawsuits against employers.

06/30/2014

A federal appeals court has dismissed claims by an Oklahoma woman who says she wasn't hired by Abercrombie & Fitch because her headscarf conflicted with the retailer's dress code, which has since been changed.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Fed Court Favors Abercrombie In Okla. Woman’s Hijab Dress Code Lawsuit

A federal appeals court has dismissed claims by an Oklahoma woman who says she wasn’t hired by Abercrombie & Fitch because her headscarf conflicted with the retailer’s dress code, which has since been changed.

10/02/2013

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is looking to curb a rise in workplace discrimination complaints against non-English speakers.

Feds Issue Guidelines For ‘English-Only’ Workplaces

Federal officials say more people in the workforce are claiming discrimination because of their English-speaking ability or foreign accents.

11/29/2012

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Government Cracking Down On Workplace Racism

It started with allegations of hangman’s nooses, graffiti and racist comments targeting a handful of black workers at a trucking company warehouse in Chicago Ridge, Ill.

08/16/2012

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