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  • In Theory: Religion and hiring discrimination

    A recent study on religious affiliation and hiring discrimination in the American South, published in the journal Social Currents and reported by the Washington Post, showed that while Southern employers are likely to prefer applicants who make no overt statements of religious identity, applications from Jewish job hunters stand a better chance of getting a second look than those whose resumes contain clues they are affiliated with any other religion.
  • Veteran files lawsuit against city of Burbank claiming age, sex discrimination

    A 48-year-old military veteran is suing the city of Burbank claiming age and sex discrimination after he was passed over last year for a job as a dispatcher with the city, records show. Last year, Toluca Lake resident Michael Naylor applied,...

    Newport Beach to take decision on group-home rules to Supreme Court

    A Newport Beach ordinance limiting group homes, struck down by a federal appeals court, has been cited repeatedly by Burbank officials who say they are extremely restricted in regulating such facilities. But last week, Burbank City Council members...

    Woman files discrimination lawsuit against city of Burbank

    A 50-year-old African American city employee has filed a lawsuit against the city of Burbank alleging race and age discrimination after multiple unsuccessful attempts to get a new job with the city, records show. Terri Quickley, an 11-year city clerical...

    In Theory: Is 'radicalization' child abuse?

    The mayor of London wrote in a March 2 column in the Daily Telegraph that Muslim children who are at risk of radicalization by their parents are victims of child abuse and should be removed from their homes. Mayor Boris Johnson says that such a move...