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A woman who said she worked for Lake Zurich for 14 years as a parks and recreation employee is suing the village for more than $450,000 in relation to "multiple forms of harassment and discrimination," including sexual harassment, according to the...
Tags: Laws, Justice System, Lake Zurich, Sex Crimes, Lawyers
Blogging with Bill WhiteMy column Saturday will focus on a letter that an area Eagle Scout wrote to the Boy Scouts of America, protesting its anti-gay policies and accompanied by the return of his Eagle Scout medal. Unfortunately, space didn't permit the use......
Recently, the secretary of defense announced that the long-standing ban on women in combat is to be overturned. A story on Aberdeen News.com reported, “hundreds of thousands of military jobs previously closed to female service members” will...
Staff WriterThe U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is investigating a sexual discrimination claim filed by a former office manager at the Conemaugh Township Municipal Authority. Shelli Lysic, who began working for the authority in December 2010, claims...
Daily American Staff Writer"It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife." This is the opening sentence of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice," one of the most famous opening lines of any novel written. "Pride...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Jane Austen
You probably won't be surprised to learn that some readers disagreed with my recent column about the Boy Scouts of America. I suggested that the Scouts are on the wrong side of history as they cling to their traditional position that gay people aren't...
The recent run of states approving same-sex marriage might prompt a journalist to declare the retreat of homophobia. But that description probably wouldn’t pass muster with the many editors who use the Associated Press Style Book as the Bible of...
Angel Vermillion likes to ask students at Aberdeen Roncalli Junior/Senior High School about why they have the day off today. Each year, around Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Vermillion, a counselor, likes to teach a lesson on prejudice and...
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelTwo Orange County School Board members who voted to extend nondiscrimination protections to gay, lesbian and transgender students and staff have been facing criticism from an unexpected quarter — LGBT advocates and supporters. Although two board...
Blog Sponsored by Taylor & Carls, P.A. Associations with proper tenant approval authority at times are presented with a prospective tenant that is utilizing the federal government’s Housing Choice Vouchers Program, otherwise known as “...
Tags: Interior Policy, Public Housing, Orlando, Rentals, Social Issues
Local woman finds end to ongoing lawsuit; Dillard's to pay $2 million to settle class action disability discrimination lawsuitLOS ANGELES —Dillard’s Inc., a national retail chain, will pay $2 million and commit to extensive, company-wide injunctive relief to settle a class action disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity...
As horrifying as the thought of another 10-year term for Pennsylvania Chief Justice Ron Castille might be, there is merit in a new lawsuit by six judges hoping to change the state's requirement for them to retire after they hit the ripe old age of 70....
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Feb 15, 2013 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
Nov 28, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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Dec 29, 2012 |Story| Imperial Valley Press Online
Nov 28, 2012 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
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