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The epidemic of employment discrimination against minorities

It's been 70 years since the civil rights movement yet racial discrimination in both hiring practices and retaliation in the workplace continues to be as prevalent as ever. Blacks and Latinos are facing the worst of it with countless studies showing that employment discrimination when it comes to race has anything but stopped.

Lowe's settles ADA discrimination case for $8.6 million

Lowe's Companies, Inc. has settled a lawsuit in which the hardware store was accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed suit against the retail chain last year, alleging that the company had discriminated against a disabled employee.

Montrose Memorial Hospital settles in age discrimination lawsuit

Age discrimination has no place at a company, and hospitals are no exception. A recent lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) highlights how prevalent age discrimination can be and that workers have rights worth protecting.

Can posting about your employer on Facebook get you fired?

Your boss is just awful. You know it, your co-workers know it, but you want to inform the world about their terrible ways. What better method to exercise your anger than a rant on Facebook? As satisfying as it would be to unleash the months of built up hard feelings, you should think twice before you let your fingers do the talking.