Md. regulator finds Erie Insurance unlawfully discriminated in Baltimore
An insurer used pretextual metrics to justify rejecting eligible Maryland customers in urban areas with large minority populations, the state's insurance regulator claims.
NFL coach Brian Flores’ discrimination case going to court
NFL coach Brian Flores can pursue some of his discrimination claims against the league and its teams in court rather than through arbitration, a judge ruled.
Giant Co. settles federal claim of hiring discrimination
The U.S. Department of Justice said it reached a settlement with Giant Co. after finding that the grocer discriminated against non-U.S. citizens in hiring.
Black Baltimore family sues Sesame Place, alleging discrimination
A Baltimore family is suing a Sesame Street-themed amusement park for $25 million over claims of racial discrimination.
Supreme Court limits discrimination claims for emotional distress
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the dismissal of a discrimination lawsuit filed by a deaf, legally blind woman against a physical therapy business.
Justices allow admissions policy at prestigious high school
The Supreme Court has turned away a plea from parents to block a new admissions policy that a lower court has found discriminates against Asian American students.
House passes bill to prohibit discrimination based on hair
House voted to make it explicit that discrimination against Black people who wear hairstyles like Afros or cornrows is a violation of federal civil rights law.
Female Baltimore Police sergeants file lawsuits alleging discrimination, retaliation
Four Black female police sergeants have filed discrimination lawsuits against the Baltimore Police Department, alleging a culture of racism, sexism and retaliation against officers who complain about the work environment. At a news conference Friday, the sergeants appeared with their lawyer, Dionna Lewis, to call on the police department to address their concerns. One woman […]
Facebook paying fine to settle suit on discrimination against US workers
Facebook is paying a $4.75 million fine and up to $9.5 million to eligible victims to resolve the Justice Department’s allegations that it discriminated against U.S. workers
Activision Blizzard settles workplace discrimination suit
Activision Blizzard, the video game maker facing growing legal problems stemming from allegations of a toxic workplace culture, has settled with workplace discrimination regulators.
Activision Blizzard confirms SEC probe into discrimination allegation
Activision Blizzard, one of the world’s most high-profile video game companies, confirmed a regulatory probe and said it is working to address complaints of workplace discrimination.
M&T Bank settles disability discrimination lawsuit for $100K
M&T Bank will pay $100,000 to settle a lawsuit with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over allegations that a branch manager was terminated because of a pregnancy-related disability. The EEOC filed a federal lawsuit in 2016 alleging that the bank violated the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, by firing Candace McCollin after she […]