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ExxonMobil Baton Rouge veers away from unions, United Steel Workers say

Susan Buchanan | Posted 09.21.2013 | Business
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the July 22, 2013 edition.) On a drive through Baton Rouge on Interstate 110, you've probabl...

Woman Claims She Was Fired From Lingerie Shop For Being 'Too Hot'

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2012 | Business

By Chris Francescani May 21 (Reuters) - A New Jersey woman said on Monday that she was dismissed from a temporary job at a New York li...

Company Ordered To Pay Up In Pregnancy Discrimination Case

Posted 03.06.2012 | Parents

A Milwaukee medical staffing company will have to pay a former employee nearly $150,000 after firing the new mom for taking maternity leave. The U....

Non-Hispanic Workers Allegedly Fired For Perceived Laziness

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 12.03.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Former employees at a western Colorado hotel said they were fired and replaced with Latino workers because the business owners thought ...

Dave Jamieson

Mega Retailer Bass Pro Discriminated Against Minority Job Seekers: Feds

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Bass Pro Shops, one of the leading retailers of outdoor gear, is being sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for alle...

Dave Jamieson

Male Sexually Harassed By Female Colleague: 'It Can Happen To A Man'

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

LensCrafters, the largest optical chain in the country, has settled a lawsuit accusing the company of allowing a male employee to be sexually harassed...

JBS Swift

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Muslim Somali workers at two JBS Swift & Co. meatpacking plants in Colorado and Nebraska face ongoing harassment because of their race ...

JBS Swift, Greeley-Based Meat Packing Plant, Facing Federal Lawsuit For Discriminating Against Muslims At Plant

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

OMAHA, Neb. — Federal officials say a JBS Swift & Co. meatpacking plant in Nebraska should provide Muslim employees with prayer time and not ret...

Feds Step Up Scrutiny Of Possibly-Discriminatory Hiring Practices

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Companies using criminal records or bad credit reports to screen out job applicants might run afoul of anti-discrimination laws as ...

M. Slavin & Sons Fish Market Charged With Groping Employees Butts, Sticking Fish Hooks In Them

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Something stinks at M. Slavin & Sons fish market, and it's not just the fish. According to a complaint filed by the US Equal Employment Opportunity...