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Jan 4, 2022

New laws take effect across US on abortion, policing, taxes

Minimum wage increases, animal protections, police accountability, cutting and increasing taxes are all part of a series of new laws taking effect across the country on Saturday, the first day of 2022.

Jun 24, 2019

Judge: Census question might have discriminatory motive

New evidence paints a "disturbing picture" that racial discrimination may be the motive behind the Trump administration's push to ask everyone in the country about citizenship status, a federal judge wrote in a Monday filing.

Sep 29, 2016

Fox Valley man settles discrimination case against DMV

A Fox Valley man and state transportation officials have settled a lawsuit over his attempt to get a driver's license.

Sep 15, 2016

Same-sex couple wins lawsuit over birth certificate

A federal judge has ruled that Wisconsin must put the names of many same-sex parents on their children's birth certificates.

Mar 29, 2016

Janesville passes anti-discrimination ordinance

Officials in the Wisconsin city of Janesville, the hometown of Republican U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, have passed an ordinance that says public spaces must allow people to use the restrooms of the gender they identify with.

Feb 3, 2016

Ariens terminates Muslim workers in prayer dispute

A civil liberties group said Wednesday that it plans to file federal discrimination and harassment complaints after a Wisconsin manufacturer fired seven Muslim employees for violating a company break policy that doesn't provide extra time for prayer.

Oct 7, 2015

Minority bar owners settle lawsuit against Racine

Seven former Racine tavern owners have settled a discrimination lawsuit against the city for more than $1 million.

Jul 10, 2015

Assurant to refund $1.7 million for price discrimination

A health insurance company will refund roughly $1.7 million to Montana customers who have been forced to pay what the state calls unfairly high prices.

Jan 9, 2015

Probable cause found in dance coach discrimination complaint

A state labor investigator has found probable cause that the Marshfield School District discriminated against the high school dance coach who used an edited version of a controversial song in a performance.

Oct 28, 2014

2 UW-La Crosse employees file discrimination complaints

Two University of Wisconsin-La Crosse employees have filed complaints against the school alleging discrimination and retaliation.

Sep 11, 2014

ACLU supporting woman in high court pregnancy discrimination case

A Maryland woman whose pregnancy discrimination case will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court is getting support from the American Civil Liberties Union.

Aug 27, 2014

LAWBIZ COACHES CORNER: Lawsuits don’t discriminate among discriminators

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