While the state’s child poverty rate ticked down from 31 percent in 2013 to 30 percent in 2014, the gain trails those seen in other states, according to a new Kids Count report.
The first-of-its-kind lawsuit challenges an exception to the Americans with Disabilities Act that prohibits the law from protecting transgender people.
Democratic lawmakers in Wisconsin are aiming to bolster penalties for businesses that commit wage theft, which impacts women employees at a much higher rate than men.
Target Corp. will pay $2.8 million to more than 3,000 job applicants who vied for upper-level management positions, but were “disproportionately screened out” by an application test.
The decision released on Thursday is a historic first step in outlawing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation nationwide.
The Roberts Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Muslim woman who claimed she was not hired by Abercrombie & Fitch because she wears a hijab.
Overall, the conservative majority on the Roberts Court has made it clear that business interests are their interests. But when given another chance to hand corporate owners a big win last week, they hedged.
A new survey of likely Texas voters shows that a majority believe that discrimination against LGBT Texans is either a “major” or a “minor” problem and that they would support a state law protecting LGBT Texans from employment discrimination.
Congress could still try to overturn the District’s Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act later through the appropriations process, but for now it appears that the law will go into effect.
The probable cause determination orders the retail giant to find a “just resolution” for its discriminatory conduct.