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Detroit Jury Awards Muslim Man A Record $1.1M In ‘Beard-Related’ Discrimination Case

A jury in Detroit’s federal court has awarded one of the largest verdicts in an employment discrimination case to a Muslim American.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2014

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US Watches For Election Bias In Hamtramck, Detroit

The U.S. Justice Department says it will monitor Tuesday’s elections to protect against discrimination “on the basis of race, color or membership in a minority language group.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2013

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US Settles Race Complaint Against Flint Hospital

The federal government says it’s settled a discrimination complaint against a Flint hospital following accusations that black nurses were barred from treating a white newborn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2013

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Study Finds Racial Profiling By Kalamazoo Police

Police in Kalamazoo are more than two times as likely to stop black motorists than white motorists, according to a yearlong study.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2013

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White Worker Sues Hospital For Discrimination

A white employee is suing a Flint hospital alleging race discrimination following several high-profile lawsuits filed by black nurses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2013

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Lions Great Claims Discrimination In DMC Lawsuit

Detroit Lions’ legend Lem Barney is suing the Detroit Medical Center, claiming age discrimination.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2013

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Judge Orders Attorney Fees Paid In Toy Ape Case

A judge has ordered the Michigan Department of Human Services to pay nearly $50,000 in attorney fees in a case brought after someone placed a 5-foot toy ape atop the cubicle of a black employee.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2013

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Judge Fines State In Lawsuit Over Toy Ape

A judge has fined the Michigan Department of Human Services $21,000 after someone placed a 5-foot toy ape atop the cubicle of a black employee.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2013

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Getting The Unemployed Back To Work: A 60 Minutes Special Report

Is long-term unemployment a hinderance to finding a job?

01/28/2013

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Kalamazoo OKs $130,000 Discrimination Settlement

The city of Kalamazoo will pay $130,000 to settle lawsuit filed by an African-American man who says he was falsely arrested and discriminated by a Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2013

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