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Detroit Teacher Fired For Using Broom To Break Up Fight Sues District; Attorney Suggests $25 Million In Damages

The lawsuit claims no one warned Tiffani Eaton-Davis or prepared her for the “violent” environment at Pershing High School.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2015

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County Not Giving Up After Losing ‘Beard-Related’ Discrimination Case

Washtenaw County is appealing a nearly $1.2 million verdict in favor of a Muslim man who said he was called a terrorist and repeatedly passed over for promotions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2015

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Senate Committee To Consider Religious Freedom Restoration Act

A state Senate committee will consider a controversial proposal that could exempt people from certain laws — if those laws violate their religious beliefs.

CBS Detroit–04/27/2015

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Judge Won’t Dismiss Discrimination Case Over Transgender Embalmer’s Firing

An embalmer and funeral director was fired after disclosing that she was transitioning from male to female.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2015

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Hospital Sees Discrimination Suits From Black, White Workers

A Flint hospital is facing racial discrimination lawsuits from both black and white former workers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2015

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Gay Marriage Case May Affect Discrimination, Religion Bills

“You could have a situation where people are allowed to get married in a state but will lose their jobs if they were to come out publicly.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2015

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Librarian Accused Of Poor People Skills Drops Discrimination Lawsuit

Whitt denied being a grumpy librarian and blamed the complaints on kids who were denied access to computers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2014

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White Detroit Police Lieutenant Files Discrimination Complaint Against Department

A lieutenant in charge of the Detroit Police Department’s drug unit says he was the victim of racial discrimination and subjected to a hostile work environment for reporting wrongdoing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2014

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Anti-Arab Discrimination Effort Coming To Detroit

A national campaign aimed at challenging persistent discrimination against U.S. Arabs and Muslims is preparing to launch in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2014

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Judge Rules For Ex-SMART Bus Mechanic In Ethnic Intimidation Case

A judge has ruled in favor of a former metro Detroit bus system employee of Iraqi descent who said a co-worker made ethnic slurs against him.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2014

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