Tag: Workplace discrimination

Mario Batali harassment probe settlement: $600K to accusers

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NEW YORK — Celebrity chef Mario Batali, his business partner and their New York City restaurant company have agreed to pay $600,000 to resolve...

Couple in eBay harassment case sues company, ex-officials

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BOSTON — A Massachusetts couple subjected to threats and other bizarre harassment from former eBay Inc. employees filed a civil lawsuit against the Silicon...

Tennessee immigrant youth shelter sues state over suspension

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A group that runs a Tennessee shelter for unaccompanied immigrant youth has sued the state over its decision to suspend the...

Delaware lawmaker apologizes for making Asian slur in email

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WILMINGTON, Del. — A Democratic lawmaker in Delaware has apologized for using a racist and sexist slur to refer to sex workers, saying he...

Indictment: White supremacists were rewarded for violence

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TAMPA, Fla. — A white supremacist group rewarded members with tattoo “patches" for committing acts of violence, including assaulting peaceful demonstrators at a racial...

Watching for birds & diversity: Audubon groups pledge change

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BOSTON — When Boston socialites Minna Hall and Harriet Hemenway sought to end the slaughter of birds in the name of 19th century high...

Jags’ Meyer, Baalke subpoenaed in Iowa discrimination suit

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Jaguars said Wednesday that coach Urban Meyer and general manager Trent Baalke were subpoenaed as part of a lawsuit...

North Carolina Republicans move to limit classroom race talk

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RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans are advancing legislation to limit how teachers can discuss certain racial concepts inside the classroom, according to the...

Israeli Supreme Court upholds contentious Jewish state law

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JERUSALEM — Israel’s Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a controversial law that defines the country as the nation state of the Jewish people --...

Ex-Liberty exec files lawsuit alleging racial discrimination

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LYNCHBURG, Va. — A former NFL player hired last year to help lead diversity initiatives at Liberty University is suing the school, alleging racial...