- Louisiana Senate to consider equal pay proposal Updated: Apr-23-14 7:53 pm
- Senate panel passes whistleblower bill Updated: Apr-23-14 4:59 pm
- Former Veterans Home worker details harassment Updated: Apr-23-14 12:47 pm
- Iowa Veterans Home center of oversight hearings Updated: Apr-22-14 8:18 pm
- Lawmaker pulls gay rights anti-discrimination bill Updated: Apr-22-14 5:35 pm
- Company to pay cancer patient it wouldn't hire Updated: Apr-22-14 4:05 am
- Bloomfield city manager settles lawsuit Updated: Apr-19-14 1:31 pm
- Clarke U. denies claims in former coach's lawsuit Updated: Apr-17-14 4:28 pm
- Court: Fla. discrimination law covers pregnancy Updated: Apr-17-14 4:07 pm
- Court expands legal rights for injured workers Updated: Apr-15-14 6:22 pm
- Ohio school board debates sexual orientation rule Updated: Apr-15-14 4:28 pm
- Branstad scandal ensnares key Iowa link to China Updated: Apr-15-14 2:47 pm
- GOP blocks Senate bill curbing gender pay gap Updated: Apr-09-14 4:56 pm
- Iowa to pay $125,000 to ex-college worker Updated: Apr-09-14 2:53 pm
- Connecticut again tries to ban unemployment bias Updated: Apr-08-14 2:32 pm
- NY expands youth employment program Updated: Apr-08-14 3:05 am
- Neb. job-discrimination bill stalls in Legislature Updated: Apr-07-14 7:55 pm
- English soccer is now without a black coach Updated: Apr-07-14 3:20 pm
- GOP hopefuls for Ark. AG vow to fight federal govt Updated: Apr-06-14 1:15 pm
- Eatery at center of Paula Deen controversy closes Updated: Apr-04-14 3:03 pm
- Terminated employees suing Midway College Updated: Apr-04-14 9:44 am
- Woman sues employer, hours cut after MS diagnosis Updated: Apr-03-14 11:57 am
- Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials Updated: Apr-03-14 11:46 am
- US files suit alleging Clark County discrimination Updated: Apr-02-14 5:15 pm
- Albuquerque dealership settles harassment lawsuit Updated: Apr-01-14 4:42 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A bill that would prohibit private businesses in Louisiana from unintentionally paying women less than men for doing the same job will pass to the full Senate after receiving a committee's support Wednesday.
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Senate Government Oversight Committee passed a bill Wednesday that guarantees state workers expanded whistleblower protections and addresses other issues including secret settlement agreements, and hiring and firing practices.
DES MOINES, Iowa - A former Iowa Veterans Home worker has come forward with details of sexual harassment, intimidation, and threats from the former head of the home in Marshalltown.
DES MOINES, Iowa - More than six months after the head of the Iowa Veterans Home resigned after allegations that he treated staff poorly, the state's ombudsman revealed she is investigating complaints that veterans who live at the Marshalltown facility were mistreated.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - An effort to prohibit employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity was shelved Tuesday for the legislative session.
CHICAGO - A Chicago company will have to pay $80,000 to a man it refused to hire because he had prostate cancer.
BLOOMFIELD, New Mexico - A lawsuit filed in 2012 accusing Bloomfield's city manager of sexual harassment has been settled.
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Officials at Clarke University are denying claims by a former head softball coach that she was fired because she rejected efforts by the school to make her appear more feminine.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The state's civil rights laws include the protection of women discriminated against for pregnancy, the Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri Supreme Court overturned 30 years of precedent with a ruling Tuesday that gives greater legal protections to injured workers who subsequently are fired from their jobs.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A proposal to protect schoolteachers from being fired or otherwise treated differently on the basis of sexual orientation is dividing the state school board.
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Chinese Association of Iowa executive director Swallow Yan has helped connect Gov. Terry Branstad with Chinese presidents and residents, boosting relations between a farming state and a growing superpower with a huge demand for Iowa's agricultural exports.
WASHINGTON - Republicans blocked a Senate bill Wednesday aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and women, an election-year ritual that Democrats hope will help spur women to back them in this fall's congressional elections.
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Iowa's executive branch has agreed to pay $125,000 to a former University of Northern Iowa employee who claimed she suffered workplace mistreatment so severe that it caused her to attempt suicide, according to documents released Wednesday.
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut lawmakers are again trying to ban discrimination against unemployed job seekers, a problem that advocates say has not gone away even though the jobless rate has fallen from a peak of 9.5 percent in November 2010 to 7 percent in February.
ALBANY, New York - New York state is expanding a program that offers businesses tax credits in exchange for hiring at-risk youth.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A bill that would bar Nebraska employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation and gender identity stalled Monday in the Legislature.
LONDON - Norwich didn't fire Chris Hughton because he's black. The English soccer club fired him because it is petrified of dropping out of the Premier League and losing millions in revenue.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The three Republicans running for Arkansas attorney general are all vowing to use the post to fight what they call the federal government's "overreach" on issues ranging from health care to the environment, but differ on how to do so.
SAVANNAH, Georgia - Paula Deen and her younger brother, Bubba, have shut off the fish fryer and locked the doors at the Savannah seafood restaurant that served as the backdrop to a workplace discrimination lawsuit that stained the celebrity cook's reputation.
MIDWAY, Kentucky - Seven former Midway College employees are suing the private, liberal arts school claiming breach of contract and age discrimination.
BILLINGS, Montana - A former Helena employee of the Billings-based CTA Architects is suing the company, saying her hours were cut and her benefits eliminated after she informed the company that she had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and was pregnant.
Rapid City Journal, Rapid City, April , 2014
LAS VEGAS - The U.S. Department of Justice is suing Clark County, alleging pay inequities and employment bias against a black woman who serves as county diversity director because of her race and gender.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - An Albuquerque automobile dealership has agreed to pay $2 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that dozens of male employees were subjected to same-sex sexual harassment and retaliation.