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Producer on TV Show ’60 Minutes’ Sues CBS for Alleged Gender Discrimination

An associate producer on the CBS current affairs TV show “60 Minutes” filed a lawsuit on Tuesday alleging gender discrimination and retaliation by the company after she complained about inappropriate conduct by her boss. In the complaint, filed in New …

Transgender People Can Choose Bathroom According to New Washington Rule

A new rule in Washington state created by the Washington State Human Rights Commission requires buildings open to the public to allow transgender people to use restrooms and locker rooms of the gender they identify with, officials said Tuesday. The …

Employee Practices Lawsuits Continue to Increase

As the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission continues its aggressive enforcement against all forms of workplace harassment, a recent study suggests employment practices litigation is on the rise. A new study of employee charge trends by global specialty insurer Hiscox found …

Missouri Trial Against Anheuser-Busch Over Gender Bias in Pay Begins

Jury selection began this week in the trial of a case brought by the former top ranking woman executive at Anheuser-Busch, who accuses the bear maker of wage discrimination for paying her less than half the base salary of her …

Nebraska Firefighter’s Disability Claim Dismissed

A judge has dismissed part of a discrimination lawsuit by a former York, Neb., firefighter and paramedic who was fired after breaking her foot, but found sufficient evidence that the city treated her less favorably than it had a male …

Supreme Court to Hear Key Wal-Mart Sex Bias Case Next Week

The largest class-action sex-discrimination lawsuit ever will be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court March 29, pitting Wal-Mart Stores Inc. against female employees who seek billions of dollars. The justices will decide whether the small group of women who began …