Seven claim civil rights were violated
Ferguson released only a brief statement confirming it has hired prominent Illinois attorney Daniel K. Webb to negotiate with the Justice Department on the consent decree.
A fired employee would have to prove discrimination was a motivating factor instead of a contributing factor in wrongful termination.
Voters in Springfield, Missouri, have voted to repeal an ordinance that provided protection against discrimination in housing and hiring based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
The U.S. Department of Justice has released the findings of its investigation into Ferguson government, including the police department, confirming a pattern of racial discrimination.
St. Louis County officials say they are ready to step up and do what is needed as a result of the DOJ’s findings on the Ferguson police and court system.
The U.S. Department of Justice is not expected to be kind to Ferguson police in it’s final report on the department.
The Chicago area’s Cook County has filed a lawsuit against Wells Fargo & Co., accusing the nation’s biggest mortgage lender of subjecting minority and female borrowers to discriminatory and predatory lending practices
Francine Katz unsuccessfully sued the brewer for gender discrimination.
Rachel McMurtrey and her parents allege in a lawsuit that she was isolated and did not receive a proper education at St. Charles West High School.