Former Neighbours star Kym Valentine is suing the producers of the long-running soap, alleging they subjected her to sex and disability discrimination. She is also demanding they rehire her in the role of Libby Kennedy, which she played between 1994 and 2011
An Apple Store employee refused to sell an iPad to an Iranian-American girl. He stated that apple had a strict policy against selling merchandise to Iran, due to current international relations between Iran and the US. The Georgia college student and her dad were shocked and returned the next day to explain that […]
When an Amsterdam court acquitted far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders of all charges of discrimination and inciting hatred against Muslims on June 23, it seemed a fitting climax to a week that saw the end of the decade-long Dutch experiment with integration. Judges ruled that although the comments the politician made in the Dutch press and on the internet between October 2006 and March 2008 comparing Islam to Nazism may be offensive, they are nonetheless legal and part of a legitimate government debate one that’s taken on tones that were unthinkable or at least unspeakable only a few years ago
The Supreme Court’s decision to throw out a sex-discrimination suit by a large group of female Wal-Mart employees may look like a mere procedural decision about the rules for class-action lawsuits. But it is in fact a much bigger deal: it significantly shifts power from workers to big employers.
Some decades ago, the powers that be declared that employee diversity was a good thing, as desirable as double-digit profit margins.
Is pornography essentially an outlet for sexual fantasy, rightly protected by the First Amendment’s free speech provisions? Or is it an instruction manual for violent men that shatters women’s civil rights by contributing to their harassment, humiliation and subordination
AN exclusive formal ball will mark Halloween in San Francisco this week. In couturier gowns and elaborately confected masquerades, the couples will whisk around the floor until 2 a.m., while judges award prizes for the best costumes and the participants elect an “Empress.” By then the swirling belles will sound more and more deep-voiced, and in the early morning hours dark stubble will sprout irrepressibly through their Pan-Cake Make-Up.
A British executive who says he was sacked because of his beliefs about climate change is defending his right to make a claim for unfair dismissal against his former employers. Tim Nicholson, 42, was employed by UK property company, Grainger as head of sustainability from 2006 to 2008