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Dec 12, 2016

American Family ordered to pay Missouri woman $20 million

A Missouri woman who sued American Family Insurance for retaliation and age and sex discrimination has been awarded $20 million in punitive damages.

Feb 5, 2013

Bank of America settles LGBT discrimination claim

Bank of America will pay $7,500 to settle the first action to enforce the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s new rule prohibiting home lenders from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Dec 18, 2012

Jurors award employee $1.8M on discrimination and discharge claims

Federal court jurors returned a $1.8 million verdict for the plaintiff in a lawsuit alleging race and sex discrimination and constructive discharge against defendant Kenneth Black.

Jul 20, 2012

Employment – Sexual harassment – sex discrimination

11-1182 Passananti v. Cook County

Jul 19, 2012

Employment — sex discrimination

11-2075 Blasdel v. Northwestern University

Apr 30, 2012

EEOC adds transgender to protected list

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups are praising the recent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission decision in Macy v. Holder (appeal no. 0120120821), to extend Title VII employment discrimination protection to transgender individuals.

Apr 15, 2012

Mother sues company, alleges sex discrimination

A Sioux Falls mother who once worked for Midcontinent Communications has filed a federal lawsuit against the company alleging sex discrimination.

Mar 27, 2012

Employment — sex discrimination — class certification

11-1273 Puffer v. Allstate Ins. Co.

Mar 8, 2012

Employment — sex discrimination – retaliation — jury instructions

11-2502 Cook v. IPC International Corp.

Feb 23, 2012

JOB CITES: Revisiting transgenderism in the workplace

Some of you may recall my article a few years back entitled “What About Roberta?” about transgenderism in the workplace. In that piece, we followed “Bob,” a long-term employee who came into an office seeking support as he went through the process of transitioning [...]

May 9, 2011

BEV BUTULA: Garland’s Digest on Employment Discrimination Law

The Garland's Digest is a free web-based index of "over 4,500 summaries of federal appellate court decisions from September 1996 to May 2009 and a searchable index of over 4,500 court decisions from September 1996 to date."

Mar 15, 2011

Wis. company settles discrimination case for $35K

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee-based company accused of firing a woman after she got pregnant has agreed to pay $35,000 to resolve a federal charge of sex discrimination. The agreement was announced Tuesday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Durable Contract Services Inc. provides security-guard services in government buildings. The EEOC had accused the […]


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