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Can't Wear Shorts to Work? Wear a Dress

Can't Wear Shorts to Work? Wear a Dress

Jun 23
When a heat wave hit England this week, an office worker decided to beat the heat by wearing shorts to work, only to be sent home.

NYC Waiter Says He was Fired from Trendy Restaurant Over HIV Status, Sues

NYC Waiter Says He was Fired from Trendy Restaurant Over HIV Status, Sues

May 23
A waiter who worked at a trendy restaurant in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood said he was fired because he's HIV-positive. He is now suing the eatery for unspecified damages.

Athletic Director Says Complaints Led to Iowa Coach's Firing

Athletic Director Says Complaints Led to Iowa Coach's Firing

By Luke Meredith | Apr 25
University of Iowa athletic director Gary Barta said Monday that three rounds of complaints from parents and field hockey players prompted an investigation into the program that ultimately led to the firing of coach Tracey Griesbaum in 2014.

NOW Tells Fox Board: It's Time to End Culture of Sexual Harassment

NOW Tells Fox Board: It's Time to End Culture of Sexual Harassment

Apr 20
On April 20 at 11 a.m., NOW NYC and UltraViolet team up to protest Fox Board of Directors, to let them know that it is time to end the rampant culture of sexual harassment at the network.

Gay Officer Returning to Police Force After Settling Lawsuit

Gay Officer Returning to Police Force After Settling Lawsuit

Apr 19
A gay New Jersey police officer who claimed he was fired because of his sexual orientation will soon be reinstated to the force.

LGBT Worker Ruling Could Boost Push for Nebraska Protections

LGBT Worker Ruling Could Boost Push for Nebraska Protections

By Julia Shumway | Apr 7
Nebraska lawmakers who have sought for four years to ban discrimination against LGBT workers are emboldened by a new federal court decision linking such protections to the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the sponsor said Thursday.

New Study: 'Sounding Gay' Could Cost You a Job

New Study: 'Sounding Gay' Could Cost You a Job

Mar 27
A new study from the University of Surrey in England claims that "gay" sounding voices might cost people a new job or prevent them from receiving a salary increase.

Lawmakers: Fired Radio Reporter Didn't ID Herself at Meeting

Lawmakers: Fired Radio Reporter Didn't ID Herself at Meeting

Mar 27
A reporter for a radio station at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has been fired after state lawmakers complained she failed to disclose her presence during a meeting on a state transgender bathroom bill.

Waiter Fired After Asking Customer for Proof of Residency

Waiter Fired After Asking Customer for Proof of Residency

Mar 20
A waiter was fired from a Southern California restaurant after asking customers to prove they had legal residency before serving them.

Court: Discrimination Against Gay Workers Not Prohibited

Court: Discrimination Against Gay Workers Not Prohibited

By Kate Brumback | Mar 13
A federal appeals court says employers aren't prohibited from discriminating against employees because of sexual orientation.

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