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Tag Archives: discrimination

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.

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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.

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Senate OKs gay rights bill banning discrimination

The U.S. Senate approved legislation outlawing workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, demonstrating the nation's quickly evolving attitude toward gay rights nearly two decades after Congress rejected same-sex marriage.

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Discrimination complaint filed against Regis

A New Mexico school principal has filed a discrimination complaint with Wisconsin state regulators against Regis Catholic Schools, contending it rescinded an offer to be its president because of unfounded speculation that he is gay.

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Is EEOC following NLRB’s lead on confidentiality in investigations?

Before lawyers had time to digest the recent ruling from the National Labor Relations Board that an employer violated federal labor law by requesting confidentiality from all employees during internal investigations, they faced another question: was the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission taking the same position?

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