Starbucks Closes Nationwide for HR Workshop

Starbucks Closes Nationwide for HR Workshop

Starbucks stores across the country closed earlier this week to hold anti-bias training for their employees. This move comes on the heels of a controversial incident in one of the company’s Philadelphia stores. Two black men were arrested for l...

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Detective Sues City of Chesapeake for Discrimination

The city of Chesapeake is facing allegations of discrimination from an African-American detective employed with the police department there. The detective has filed a lawsuit against the city of Chesapeake, the chief of police and three other officer...

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US Govt: Oracle Discriminates Against Women, Minorities

The United States Department of Labor has filed suit against Oracle, a California-based tech company. The lawsuit alleges that Oracle discriminates against women and minorities, paying them less than white male employees. The company also hires Asian...

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Staffing Agency Sued for Pregnancy Discrimination

Staffing Agency Sued for Pregnancy Discrimination

QSI Business Solutions, a staffing agency located in Georgia, violated federal law by refusing to hire an applicant after finding out she was pregnant. According to the lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the com...

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United Airlines will Pay to Settle Disability Lawsuit

United Airlines will Pay to Settle Disability Lawsuit

United Airlines Inc. has agreed to pay approximately $1 million to settle a federal disability lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). According to the lawsuit, the company’s competitive transfer policy was a violati...

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Concrete Company Sued for Disability Discrimination

Concrete Company Sued for Disability Discrimination

OK Concrete, a concrete company based in Wichita-Falls, Texas, has been sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for disability discrimination. According to the agency, a company driver was hired in March 2012. Two months earli...

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