Current, Former Teachers File Discrimination Lawsuit Against Riverhead Charter SchoolAttorney Joseph Dell said the principal wanted teachers to wear seductive clothing and harassed those who didn't.
Malloy Bans State-Funded Travel To Indiana Over 'Religious Freedom' LawConnecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Monday banned state-funded travel to Indiana, because of the controversial new “religious freedom” law that critics say enables discrimination against the LGBT community.
Former Hempstead Town Deputy Finance Commissioner Sues Over FiringAn attorney for a 21-year veteran deputy finance commissioner for the Town of Hempstead announced a legal claim Wednesday, alleging that age, sex and ethnic discrimination were the reason he was fired.
3 NYS Colleges Agree To Drop Crime Arrest Question From ApplicationsThe colleges will still ask applicants if they've been convicted of a felony -- a question that appears on the common application used by over 500 colleges and universities.
New Jersey School To Pay $75K In Race-Based Bullying SettlementThe school district must also review its policies and ensure those who respond to bullying complaints are appropriately trained.
Cuomo Calls To Outlaw Transgender DiscriminationIn a letter to the Empire State Pride Agenda dated Tuesday, Cuomo said transgender people face significant discrimination, citing surveys that show three-fourths of transgender New Yorkers experience workplace harassment or mistreatment.
Synagogue Sues After Greenwich, Conn. Rejects House Of Worship PlansA Connecticut synagogue filed a federal lawsuit this week, alleging the Town of Greenwich violated its civil rights and made a discriminatory decision by denying its plan to build a house of worship.
Federal Agency: Long Island Company Made Workers Pray, Thank GodA discrimination lawsuit was filed Wednesday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against United Health Programs of America and its parent company, Cost Containment Group.
White Police Lieutenant Awarded $1.35 Million In Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Lt. Christopher Barrella, who is white, had accused the village of awarding the police chief's job to a Hispanic officer with few qualifications and a lower test score.
LI Sandy Victim Claims Motel Discriminated Against Her Due To DisabilityDeborah Robinson said she was turned away when she tried to stay at the motel because she walks with a cane following a stroke.
De Blasio Signs Law Protecting Interns From Discrimination, Sexual Harassment The law, passed by the City Council late last month, clarifies that the protections of the city's Human Rights Law cover interns as well as employees.
Brooklyn Tenants Say Landlord Is Trying To Force Them Out Of Rent-Stabilized ApartmentsTenants allege the landlord failed to make repairs and seldom cashed rent checks in a scheme to evict them from their rent-controlled apartments.