Items Tagged with 'discrimination'


Founders settles discrimination lawsuit

November 1, 2019
Founders Brewing Co. and a former employee have settled a racial discrimination lawsuit. Read More

Founders temporarily closes Detroit taproom

October 25, 2019
Founders Brewing Co. is taking hits from an ongoing lawsuit. Read More

Principal files $5M discrimination suit against school district

July 24, 2019
| By AP
ANN ARBOR — A white elementary school principal is suing a school district for $5 million, alleging racial discrimination and a conspiracy to favor black administrators. Read More

Health system settles religious discrimination suit

July 5, 2019
| By AP
OWOSSO — A mid-Michigan health care system has agreed to pay almost $75,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of a job candidate who was passed over because her beliefs preclude her from getting flu shots. Read More

Couple alleges discrimination by airline agent

January 29, 2019
| By AP
ROMULUS — A deaf couple from California alleges that a gate agent for an airline discriminated against them at Detroit Metro Airport. Read More

ACLU files complaint against school district

January 28, 2019
| By AP
The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan has filed a federal discrimination complaint alleging that there's a racially hostile environment at a school district, which was previously criticized for its use of the Redskin name and image for a mascot. Read More

College reinstates sport after Title IX lawsuit

November 30, 2018
| By AP
YPSILANTI — Eastern Michigan University is reinstating its women's tennis team after a lawsuit filed by two former athletes. Read More

College reaches settlement in discrimination case

November 29, 2018
| By AP
MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University has reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice after a student with a disability filed a complaint alleging discrimination. Read More

Eschewing discrimination is good business

June 17, 2016
Funerals for the victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre are only beginning, and while the national mourning might be expected to fade as it did for victims in Aurora, Sandy Hook and San Bernardino, the several issues brought to bear in this chapter of American violence and discrimination are more likely to offer a historic turning point. Read More

Government updates sex discrimination guidelines

New rules would address variety of barriers to equal opportunity.

February 13, 2015
Federal contractors and subcontractors are on the receiving end of updates to the U.S. Department of Labor’s sex discrimination regulations, which are under the enforcement of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, or OFCCP. Read More