New York City Joins Movement To Stop Hairstyle DiscriminationA person's hair is as protected as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity or other cultural factor, according to new legal guidance announced Monday for New York City.
Women Say They Were Denied Jobs Because They Had 'Ghetto' NamesSeveral women are claiming they were discriminated against after receiving an email saying their "ghetto" name disqualified them from working at a Missouri company.
Mother Claims IHOP Discriminated Against Toddler With No ArmsAn Arkansas mother is accusing a local IHOP franchise of discriminating against her three-year-old son who was born without arms.
Public Advocate Claims Airbnb Enables Racial Discrimination Against Guests, HostsThe New York City Public Advocate’s office claimed Thursday that evidence suggests Airbnb is allowing for discrimination against both hosts and guests.
Retired Nassau Police Officer Suing County, Department Following Arrest And AcquittalDolores Sharpe said her nightmare began two years ago on Black Friday when she tried to go shopping in West Hempstead.
Yaphank Homeowners Sue German-American Settlement League Over Alleged Housing DiscriminationThe Kneers said they haven't been able to sell their house because of the league's discrimination.
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.