Tag Archives: Discrimination

USDOJ: Justice Department Obtains $855K Judgment Against Cincinnati Landlord for Sexually Harassing His Tenants | Justice.gov | 7/18/12

WASHINGTON – Cincinnati landlord Henry E. Bailey agreed to the entry of an $855,000 civil judgment against him, after admitting that he violated the Fair Housing Act as alleged in a complaint filed by the Justice Department in federal court, … Continue reading

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Would-Be Law Prof Loses Age Bias Suit | ABA Journal | Debra Cassens Weiss | 2/27/12

An Iowa jury has ruled against a Michigan lawyer, Donald Dobkin who claimed the University of Iowa discriminated against him on the basis of age when he didn’t get an interview for a law school faculty job. Dobkin was 55 … Continue reading

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7CCA Grants Class Action Status to Merrill Lynch Race Discrimination Suit | Inside Counsel | Alanna Byrne | 2/27/12

George McReynolds, a Merrill employee for 28 years, and upwards of 700 current and former brokers can pursue a class action suit alleging that the brokerage firm relegated black employees to lower-level positions and created a hostile working environment. Last … Continue reading

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HIV-Positive Man Gets Hearing on Failed Bid to Join Atlanta Police Force | ABA Journal | 2/2/12

The Atlanta- based 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a man, “Richard Roe,” 40, with HIV is entitled to a hearing on whether he can legally be denied a job as an Atlanta police officer because of his … Continue reading

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Filing a Charge of Discrimination in PA – A Few Tips | LexisNexis | John Gallagher | 1/18/12

Very informative and detailed article on how to file a discrimination claim in PA. The following questions are addressed: Do I have to file a Charge of Discrimination with a state or federal agency before I can file a lawsuit … Continue reading

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