Tag: Legal

Managers' Racist Bullying Ends in Hospital Paying $1M Lawsuit

The EEOC and Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) won their case against the Delano Regional Medical Center in California. Representing nearly 70 Filipino nurses and healthcare staffers, the case is the largest workplace language-discrimination lawsuit on the West Coast and in the national healthcare industry. Watch the video below…

Can You Prevent a 'Todd Akin' Moment at Your Organization

We can’t control the people who work for us, as Republican leaders learned this week after Rep. Todd Akin‘s now-infamous inaccurate remark that it’s extremely rare for rape victims to get pregnant. Despite entreaties from GOP leaders, including presumptive vice-presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan, Akin is continuing his run for…

Racial Discrimination: Black Employee Fired After Being Called the N-Word

Racial Discrimination Racial names do not justify slapping customer. A white customer suspected of shoplifting was escorted to a security area for questioning. The customer’s white friend then barged into the area, cursing at the store employees, one of whom was Black. She used the N-word toward the Black store…

Why This Attorney Makes Global Human Rights His Personal Challenge

Diversity and inclusion isn’t limited to company walls or country boundaries, says Raymond M. Brown. Hislife work fighting global human-rights violations started in a low-income housing project in Jersey City, N.J.His values and priorities were set early on by his father, Raymond A. Brown, a noted criminal attorney and civil-rights…

Workplace Diversity: Is Hiring Only Gay Men Unfair

Workplace diversity challenged by reverse discrimination A shipping company lost a $1-million verdict after a manager only wanted to hire gay men. What can you learn Discrimination: Gender, Transgender and Sexual Orientation Company accused of hiring only gay men loses $1-million verdict.Three women filed a discrimination charge against a shipping…

Is 'The Bachelor' Racist ABC Sued for Discrimination

By Stacy Straczynski It’s the question that has landed the “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” and its TV network, ABC, in the middle of a racial-discrimination lawsuit, which is reportedly the first lawsuit filed against a reality show. The case: After 10 years and a collective 23 seasons, neither “The…

From Civil Rights to Global Human Rights

Raymond M. Brown’s life work fighting global human-rights violations started in a low-income housing project in Jersey City, N.J. Brown will speak about human rights, values and the implication on global business at DiversityInc’s April 2425 event. His values and priorities were set early on by his father, Raymond A….

No ADA Accommodation Leads to Seizure, Hospitalization for Diabetic Worker

Disability Discrimination: Walmart manager’s unreasonable conditions for diabetic employee violated ADA. A Walmart meat-department employee with diabetes had always kept her testing kit close by at her desk in the work area. A manager ordered her to remove it to her locker, at a far end of the store. (There…

Is Professor's 'Hi, Sweetie' Comment Sexual Harassment

Diversity and inclusion sensitivity caused a university to overreact by firing chin-chucking professor for harassment.A state appeals court ruled that a university did not have the foundation to fire a tenured male professor for sexual harassment. He had approached his department chair in the lounge area, said “Hi, sweetie,” and…