US Government Files First Transgender Employment Discrimination Suits

Following decisions by the U.S. Department of Labor and other federal agencies that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to transgender individuals, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed its first two transgender discrimination lawsuits on Thursday. »9/26/14 12:20pm9/26/14 12:20pm

Pregnant Hospital Worker Forced to Take Unpaid Leave Because She Couldn't Lift 50-Pound Bags of Trash

The National Women's Law Center filed a complaint today with the U.S. Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on behalf of Amy Crosby, a 30 year-old pregnant hospital cleaner in Tallahassee, Florida who had to go on unpaid leave because her employer, Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, wouldn't… »3/28/13 3:30pm3/28/13 3:30pm

Two Sisters Fight For Jobs After Bikini-Pic 'Humiliation'

Martha and Lorena Reyes had worked at the Hyatt Hotel in Santa Clara, CA for a combined total of over 30 years. But after they complained about "humiliating" photos posted of them, they were both fired. Now they're taking action. »11/18/11 11:00am11/18/11 11:00am

I spoke to Lorena Reyes through a translator yesterday — she told me that after working…