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What led a court to rule that a wrongly fired employee can collect damages from either the company or from the company’s CEO and its Chairman?
In a first-of-its-kind ruling, a New Jersey Superior Court judge says that providers of conversion therapy who advertise that homosexuality can be cured are committing consumer fraud.
A federal court is allowing companies to charge you more for your healthcare if you can’t pass or won’t take a wellness screening. We’ve got all the details here.
States that rushed to enact restrictive, racist voting-rights laws after the Supreme Court’s controversial decision last term are being reined in by a new round of rulings.
How did a court rule on whether an employer is required to accommodate the profane outbursts of an employee with a disability?
What was said and done to Rachel Brothers, who is biracial, that convinced an arbitrator to award damages in her discrimination complaint?
Cummins, Marriott, Target and WellPoint very publicly make their position known on same-gender marriage.
After being fired from his job when he attacked the “Gaystapo” in an anti-LGBT column, an Iowa newspaper editor is now claiming he’s the one being discriminated against.
The man’s supervisor at a fitness center wanted him to be “sexually loose, promiscuous and predatory.” He sued for sex discrimination under Title VII.
An 18-year employee’s known diabetic condition was not enough to prevent her employer from accusing her of theft.
According to a newly released study, underrepresented and disabled students are suspended at ‘disproportionate rates,’ compared to white students.
A worker was harassed and ultimately fired because of an interracial relationship. What did the courts say about the employer's responsibility?
How explicit do you have to be for your employer to know that you have an ADA-defined disability?
The ruling from a state Supreme Court has school administrators nationwide reviewing their policies. What did the courts say?
What is a kirpan, and why was a Sikh IRS agent fired for wearing one to work?
Are affirmative action and diversity the same? The Supreme Court wrongly thinks so in the Michigan university-admissions case.
Did a court allow an immigrant employee's discrimination case? What was the legal answer when faced with a real-life case of the "living dead"?
Federal laws force sellers and agents to be more subtle in their racism, but what more can be done to stop the practice altogether?
Supporters and advocates of gay rights and equality lifted their arms, flags and voices in celebration after Wednesday’s Supreme Court rulings on DOMA and Prop 8. From coast to coast, DiversityInc takes you on a tour of smiles all around.
The Supreme Court ruling this week angered supporters of the Indian Child Welfare Act, but should it have?
Two separate opinions open door for California couples to marry and all legal same-gender marriages to be recognized by the federal government.
A look at statistics from the latest surveys of the LGBT community released by the Pew Research Center.
Supreme Court issues split ruling; Congress left to rewrite one section of the law.