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Anthony Harper, NYC Firefighter, Says He Was Mistreated Because He's Vegetarian

Anthony Harper, NYC Firefighter, Says He Was Mistreated Because He's Vegetarian

Employees have been victims of all kinds of discrimination -- sex, race, religion, age, weight. But a New York City firefighter, Anthony Harper, is alleging that he was ostracized by his co-workers because of his diet: He's a vegetarian. Read More »

Husband-And-Wife Teachers Say They Were Fired For Being Jehovah's Witnesses

Husband-And-Wife Teachers Say They Were Fired For Being Jehovah's Witnesses

Religion is as central to the lives of many workers as work itself. So elementary school teachers Kristine and Gerardo Rosales notified their principal Holly Bell at the Orange River Elementary in Fort Myers, Fla., that they couldn't attend a mandatory school event celebrating Christmas back in 2010. Their... Read More »

Forklift Operator Ronald Kratz Settles For $55,000 In Obesity Discrimination Case

Forklift Operator Ronald Kratz Settles For $55,000 In Obesity Discrimination Case

Ronald Kratz had every intention of carrying out his duties as a material handler for defense contractor BAE Systems in Sealy, Texas -- despite his weighing nearly 680 pounds. So when in 2009 the seatbelt on his forklift wouldn't extend long enough for him to buckle it, he asked his superiors for an extender. Read More »

Worker Debra Moreno Wins $193,000 in 'Bag of Bones' Ageism Lawsuit

Worker Debra Moreno Wins $193,000 in 'Bag of Bones' Ageism Lawsuit

Age discrimination cases are very rarely clear-cut but this case is considered noteworthy for its accusations of outlandish discrimination. Read More »

Christian Nursing Home Fires Nurse After Learning She Is HIV-Positive

Christian Nursing Home Fires Nurse After Learning She Is HIV-Positive

Telling your co-workers that you're HIV-positive might make many people nervous. But the nurse was working at the Christian Care Center, a faith-based elder care facility whose motto is "Caring Is Our Calling." So during her first month on the job, the licensed practical nurse alerted her co-workers that she... Read More »

Is The Ad Industry As Racist As It Was In 'Mad Men' Era?

Is The Ad Industry As Racist As It Was In 'Mad Men' Era?

Racism is an unspoken given on "Mad Men." But while Don Draper and Sterling Cooper may provide a glimpse at the societal norms of a long lost era, it turns out that some things in the advertising business may not have changed much since the 1960s. At least according to a flurry of recent news reports. Read More »

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