Missouri prison guard wins $200K in sexual harassment suit
KANASAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jurors have awarded $200,000 in damages to a former Missouri prison guard who alleged that she was sexually harassed by fellow guards.
Flagstaff medical care provider settles discrimination suit
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Flagstaff medical provider of orthopedic care has settled a federal lawsuit alleging gender discrimination and retaliation.
US women counter soccer federation’s assertions on pay
U.S. Soccer was misleading when it asserted some players for the women's national team made more money than their male counterparts, the women's team players said in court documents filed...
Actor Robert De Niro in real-life drama with ex-worker
NEW YORK (AP) — Robert De Niro has found himself in a real-life court drama, trading dueling lawsuits with his former assistant after their decade-long working relationship went dreadfully...
Discrimination suit against Rhode Island casino settled
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A woman who worked at a now-closed Rhode Island casino has settled her age and gender discrimination lawsuit against the casino’s operators.
Promoter files 2nd lawsuit vs US Soccer over sanctioning
NEW YORK (AP) — A promoter filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation over the governing body's refusal to sanction international league matches in the United States, a...
Lawsuit filed against county mental health agency
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — A former adult foster home licenser at Clatsop Behavioral Healthcare has filed a $550,000 lawsuit against the agency alleging gender discrimination and retaliation.
US files gender discrimination suit against Reno car dealer
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Civil rights lawyers for the U.S. government have filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against a Reno car dealership they say has created a workplace hostile to...
Lawsuit: Sanford Health pressured medical director to resign
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A former executive is suing Sanford Health, saying she suffered gender discrimination, was assaulted at work and that her supervisors pressured her to resign after she...
Philly police head resigns as bias suit roils department
Philadelphia's police commissioner resigned Tuesday amid allegations that members of his department engaged in sexual harassment and racial and gender discrimination against two women serving in...
Women’s national team lawsuit goes to trial May 5
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has set a May 5 trial date for the gender discrimination lawsuit filed by the women's national team against U.S. Soccer.
4 female Markham officers allege gender discrimination
MARKHAM, Ill. (AP) — Four female police officers in the Chicago suburb of Markham have alleged gender discrimination in complaints filed with the Illinois Department of Human Rights.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Board of Regents agreed to pay $190,000 to three former college deans to settle their gender discrimination lawsuit.
US Soccer says women’s team has made more than the men
Facing mounting public pressure in a fight over equitable pay, U.S. Soccer said the World Cup champion women's national team has been paid more than the men's team.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two former attorneys for the LSU Health Science Centers have sued the board of supervisors for gender discrimination.
The Times-Picayune/ The New Orleans Advocate report...
BOSTON (AP) — Supporters of transgender rights are staging a rally in downtown Boston to demand continued federal protections for transgender people who need health care.
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — The jewelry maker Alex and Ani, which once had a publicly cozy relationship with Bank of America, is now suing the institution for $1.2 billion, arguing that gender bias and...
BENTON, Mo. (AP) — A former Missouri jailer his filed a discrimination complaint, alleging that she was wrongly accused of smuggling illegal drugs, strip-searched and forced to resign.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Three former college deans have settled their $2 million lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents alleging gender discrimination.
PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix police officer is suing the department for alleged gender discrimination.
The Arizona Republic reports 32-year-old Angelique Briggs alleges that her supervisors...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble, a sponsor of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, is now supporting its members' fight for equal pay.
The company, which supports U.S. soccer through its...
Former pilot sues Nevada claiming gender discrimination
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A former pilot for the state of Nevada who says she was replaced by a man after she was told her position no longer was needed has filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech basketball player Deshawn Corprew has been suspended while the school investigates a Title IX complaint against the junior forward.
US Soccer, women’s team tentatively agree to mediate lawsuit
REIMS, France (AP) — U.S. Soccer and players for the women's national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrimination and seeks equitable...
Prison warden who sued state named as corrections secretary
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Wednesday named a career New Mexico corrections officer who once sued to state for gender discrimination based on pay inequities to lead a...
Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality
PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary Knight in the Eiffel Tower to highlight the push for pay equality for women athletes.
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jurors have rejected a high-ranking St. Louis police officer's claim that her colleague was promoted to deputy chief instead of her because of gender bias.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Legislation that has passed the New York state Assembly would prohibit companies from charging different prices for similar men's and women's products.
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — An eastern Iowa police captain who said she was twice passed over for promotion in favor of lesser-qualified male candidates has filed a lawsuit accusing her police chief of...
SEATTLE (AP) — A U.S. appeals court has rejected an appeal brought by three University of Oregon basketball players who said they were discriminated against when they were kicked out of school...
Equity will be the theme of this Women’s World Cup
The world's best player won't be at the Women's World Cup but the world's best team will be, with both sides taking a stand for equality.
The U.S. national team, ranked No. 1 globally, will...
2nd Nevada investigator reaches gender discrimination deal
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The second of two female forensic investigators who sued the Washoe County sheriff's office for gender discrimination has won a $124,000 settlement for alleged violations of...
US Soccer files response to lawsuit filed by women’s team
The U.S. Soccer Federation has formally denied allegations of gender discrimination made by players of the U.S. women's national team.
Twenty-eight members of the current women's player pool...
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the district attorney's office in Dona Ana County for gender discrimination and infringing on the free speech rights of three...
LUNA Bar pledges to make up roster pay gap for US women
The maker of LUNA Bar brand nutrition bars has pledged to pay $31,250 to each of the players who make the U.S. roster for the Women's World Cup, an amount the company says makes up the difference...
US Soccer asks court to consolidate discrimination lawsuits
The U.S. Soccer Federation has asked that a federal lawsuit filed by current players on the women's national team alleging gender discrimination be put on hold until a court decides whether it can...
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A woman is appealing her discrimination lawsuit against the Wyoming Highway Patrol to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.
US Soccer president says women’s lawsuit a surprise
U.S. Soccer Federation President Carlos Cordeiro said the governing body was surprised when women's national team players sued alleging gender discrimination.
Williams, Duggan weigh in on US soccer discrimination suit
While Serena Williams admittedly doesn't follow soccer, the U.S. women's national team caught her attention with its lawsuit seeking equitable pay.
Women’s national soccer team players sue for equitable pay
Three months before beginning their defense of their Women's World Cup title, American players escalated their legal dispute with the U.S. Soccer Federation over equal treatment and...
Bismarck wants police gender discrimination suit dismissed
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The city of Bismarck is asking a judge to throw out a gender discrimination lawsuit filed by a fired female police officer, defending the department's practice of using "war...
Union: American Airlines’ sick policy biased against women
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The flight attendants' union accuses American Airlines of discriminating against its mostly female group by imposing a stricter attendance policy that can result in...
China’s new policy against gender bias meets fans, sceptics
BEIJING (AP) — China has announced new measures against gender discrimination in Chinese workplaces that forbid employers from asking potential female hires questions such as if they are married...
Professor accuses Virginia college of gender discrimination
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The University of Richmond in Virginia is being sued by a former associate dean who says she was discriminated against because of her gender.
New York enacts law to ban transgender discrimination
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state added gender identity and gender expression to the state's anti-discrimination law Friday, making it illegal to deny people a job, housing, education or public accommodations because they are transgender.
Female officer fired from Bismarck force sues city
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A woman who was fired from the Bismarck Police Department after 13 years on the force is suing the city and its former police chief for alleged gender discrimination and wrongful termination.
Robyn Krile claims the department took calculated measures to prevent her from advancing through the ranks and she seeks more than $100,000 in damages for pain and suffering, lost pay and other reasons.
New laws are putting California further at odds with Trump
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown is leaving office Jan. 7 after signing more than 1,000 laws in his last year, further positioning the state as a bastion of liberal activism and goad to President Donald Trump.
The laws, most of which take effect Tuesday, ease criminal sentences, tighten gun restrictions and address climate change, gender discrimination and sexual harassment.
Tennessee news anchor sues over age, gender discrimination
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A longtime Tennessee news anchor is suing her former employer over alleged age and gender discrimination, saying management replaced her with a younger woman before abruptly firing her late last year.
A lawsuit filed in federal court on Wednesday says Nashville's WSMV-TV management first tried to force Demetria Kalodimos out by creating a hostile work environment.