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9 Pivotal Victories That Quietly Changed Women's History

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 03.27.2014 | Women

The last century of women's rights victories has a familiar highlight reel with women gaining the right to vote, access to birth control and abortion,...

California Labor Company Found Liable For Thai Worker Abuse

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge has found a California-based labor contractor liable for discrimination and abuse of hundreds of Thai workers at Haw...

EEOC Reaches Settlement With Five Hawaii Farms In Thai Workers Lawsuit

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 11.15.2013 | Business

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has reached settlements with five Hawaii farms in a discrimination lawsuit involvin...

See Why These Two Companies Are Being Sued For Using Criminal Background Checks

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 06.12.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed lawsuits Tuesday against discount retailer Dollar General Corp. and a BMW manufacturin...

A Mother's Day Gift That Counts: Better Treatment at the Workplace

Rita Zeidner | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business
Rita Zeidner

Earlier this year, many women's rights advocates celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act, which has made it possible for many women, including mothers-to-be and the mothers of a newly adopted or newly placed child, to take job-protected time off.

Largest Burger King Franchisee Pays $2.5M To Settle Sex Case

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 01.11.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The largest franchisee of Burger King restaurants is paying $2.5 million to settle federal claims of sexual harassment. The Equal Emplo...

The Most Ironic Lawsuit Ever?

Posted 07.31.2012 | Business

You would think that the agency charged with protecting workers from discrimination would know a thing or two about how not to get sued for discrimina...

Christina Wilkie

Lewd Accusations In Sex Harassment Suit Hit Major Bank | Christina Wilkie | Posted 06.21.2012 | Business

SunTrust Banks, one of the nation's largest financial services providers, plans to "vigorously defend" itself against a sexual harassment lawsuit brou...

Store Allegedly Turned Down A Job Candidate Because He Wasn't Christian Enough

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.14.2012 | Business

It's not exactly common during job interviews, for the interviewer to ask which churches you've attended the past few years, and whether you've been "...

Wal-Mart Gives Workers Justin Timberlake in a Grass Skirt

Al Norman | Posted 08.04.2012 | Business
Al Norman

Wal-Mart continues to exploit its workers, and instead of doing the right thing, the company spends its money to buy workers an afternoon with Justin Timberlake in grass hula skirt.

Wal-Mart's 'Wetback' Problem

Al Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Al Norman

Latinos throughout the Americas have a right to expect 'mas' from the Wal-Mart corporation -- or to find some other place to shop.