Pregnant Woman Sues Company After Being Fired For Bathroom Breaks

In light of the Supreme Court's imminent decision on the pregnancy discrimination case against UPS, an Oregon woman has filed a gender and discrimination lawsuit against her former employer in an effort to get her job back after they terminated her for taking frequent bathroom breaks, which she claims was due to a… » 12/06/14 12:15pm 12/06/14 12:15pm

Federal Court Strikes Down Anti-Abortion TRAP Law in Indiana

A federal judge has ruled that an Indiana law seeking to change the definition of "abortion clinic" is unconstitutional. The law would have required that any medical facility providing RU-486, the abortion pill, be defined as an abortion clinic, forcing it to meet the same stringent standards Indiana has created for… » 12/04/14 5:20pm 12/04/14 5:20pm

Zillow Accused of Subjecting Female Employees to "Sexual Torture"

Zillow has built up a $4.5 billion valuation by amassing an immense real estate database. But a lawsuit filed in a California court accuses the company of cultivating an "adult frat house" culture in which female employees are constantly solicited for sex by co-workers, ranked on their breast size, and fired if they… » 12/02/14 6:34pm 12/02/14 6:34pm

Krewella Kicked Out Their DJ For Not Partying, Says Lawsuit

Krewella is an EDM supergroup whose sisters, Yasmine and Jahan Yousef, are often two of the only women on the bill at the corporate EDM festivals that have taken over America. This story of how they allegedly dumped their male DJ because he got sober and now he is suing them for $5 million is absolutely bananas. » 10/02/14 6:40pm 10/02/14 6:40pm

Wall Street Bro Sued for $75 million in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Benjamin Wey, a financier at New York Global Communications, has been slapped with a $75 million sexual harassment lawsuit from Hanna Bouveng, his 24-year-old former director of corporate communications. Bouveng alleges that Wey insisted that she wear tight clothes around the office and used alcohol to pressure her… » 7/24/14 11:00am 7/24/14 11:00am

UConn to Rape Victims: Here's Your $1.3 Million. Now Please Shut Up.

The University of Connecticut has settled a lawsuit filed by five women who claimed that the institution failed to protect them from sexual assault. The school will pay the plaintiffs a total of $1.3 million, and in return, UConn will admit no wrongdoing and the plaintiffs will agree to shut up. » 7/21/14 4:15pm 7/21/14 4:15pm

Nurse Who Won't Prescribe Birth Control Sues Clinic For Not Hiring Her

When Tampa, Florida nurse Sara Hellwege applied for a job at a local family planning clinic, she matter-of-factly informed her potential employers that she would not be prescribing any hormonal contraception. When the clinic didn't hire her because prescribing birth control was part of the job, she responded by suing.… » 7/21/14 2:40pm 7/21/14 2:40pm