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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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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- Daily Times-CallCU Boulder Monitoring Trump Admin's Proposal to Eliminate Federal Recognition of Transgender PeopleOctober 24, 2018
- The AdvocatePoint72 gender-discrimination lawsuit moves to arbitrationOctober 2, 2018
- The Philadelphia TribuneFox settles bias suits for $10 millionMay 20, 2018
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
- BusinessWireFemale Employees File Lawsuits Against Radnet for Whistleblower Retaliation, Sexual Harrassment and Wrongful Termination, WJA AnnouncesSeptember 24, 2018
- BusinessWire9th Circuit Court of Appeals Accepts Plaintiffs' Request for Discretionary Appeal Regarding Class Certification in Microsoft Gender Discrimination LawsuitSeptember 21, 2018
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.
While Serena Williams admittedly doesn't follow soccer, the U.S. women's national team caught her attention with its lawsuit seeking 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, 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.
Agency drops labor complaint against North Dakota chancellor
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal agency that investigates workplace disputes has dismissed a labor complaint against North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott, though he could still be sued.
Former vice chancellor Lisa Feldner filed the complaint against Hagerott in 2017 after he fired her. Feldner accused him of gender discrimination and said she was fired without cause. Hagerott has disputed her assertions.
West Virginia sheriff accused of nepotism, discrimination
PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia sheriff is accused of nepotism and age and gender discrimination by two former workers.
Jury awards $11 million to firefighter for sexual harassment
CHICAGO (AP) — A jury has awarded a suburban Chicago firefighter more than $11 million for suffering gender discrimination and sexual harassment at the hands of fellow firefighters.
Dena Lewis sued the city of Country Club Hills in 2012, alleging she was passed over for a promotion and retaliated against for reporting misbehavior. She later added the allegation firefighters regularly watched pornography at the fire station.
House Democrats promise action on LGBTQ rights bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just days ahead of a midterm election they hope will deliver them a majority, House Democrats are promising to prioritize anti-discrimination legislation that would for the first time establish widespread equal rights protections for LGBTQ individuals.
Trial scheduled in Mason City schools discrimination lawsuit
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A trial has been scheduled in 2020 in a gender discrimination lawsuit filed by a former school district official in northern Iowa.
Mason City Schools' former human resources director Jodie Anderson filed the lawsuit in July, alleging that men employed by the district were being paid more than women for the same categories of work when she examined salary structures in 2015.
Facing bias as a female business owner? Here’s what to do
Women business owners who encounter gender discrimination from investors, customers or others often are taken aback initially. But over time they develop strategies to deal with painful and awkward situations.
Women business owners find ways to deal with gender bias
NEW YORK (AP) — It can be subtle, like failing to make eye contact with a woman business owner but engaging in animated conversation with her male co-owner. Or more blatant, like asking an owner who's seeking investor money if she plans to have children.
Washoe County sheriff’s candidate files discrimination suit
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A former Washoe County sheriff's captain who is running for sheriff has filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the outgoing sheriff and his office alleging she repeatedly was passed over for promotions illegally partly because she is a woman.
Heidi Howe said in the lawsuit filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Reno she took early retirement last year after 26 years on the force to avoid continued mistreatment.