Posts tagged "sexual discrimination"

Iowa Court To Reconsider Fired-For-Flirting Sexual Discrimination Case

The Iowa Supreme Court will reconsider the sexual discrimination case of ┬áMelissa Nelson, who was fired by her male boss James Knight. Knight was caught flirting with Nelson by…

Jessica Wakeman | June 28, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Italian Company Fires All Women “So They Can Stay Home” With Kids

When an Italian company Ma-Vib faced budget problems, it fired all 13 of its female employees and justified it claiming the women could stay home with their kids now:…

Jessica Wakeman | July 1, 2011 - 6:40 pm

What Walmart’s Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Victory Will Mean For Women

Over a million women cannot sue Walmart as a class in a class-action lawsuit for sexual discrimination, the Supreme Court ruled today. The the womens’ class-action lawsuit, the largest in…

Jessica Wakeman | June 20, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Georgia Police Officer Claims She Was Fired For Being Pregnant

Something is rotten in the state of Georgia: narcotics K-9 officer Ruth Hernandez was fired by the city of Thomsen, Georgia after getting pregnant.

According to WAGT-TV, Ruth…

Jessica Wakeman | March 28, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Walmart Facing Biggest Sex Discrimination Class Action Lawsuit Ever Next Week

Beginning next week, Walmart will go before the Supreme Court to defend itself in the largest class action sexual discrimination lawsuit in history. Walmart is accused of allegedly paying female…

Jessica Wakeman | March 24, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Performing Sexual Favors Totally Fine For Women In Politics, Says Italian Dude

It’s totally OK if women use their bodies to get ahead in politics, advises Giorgio Stracquadanio, an ally of Silvio Berlusconi, the prime minister of Italy (who has made…

Jessica Wakeman | September 15, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Teacher Canned For Premarital Sex

Jarretta Hamilton, a fourth grade teacher in St. Cloud, Florida, was fired for getting pregnant while she was engaged. When Hamilton’s boss at Southland Christian School asked her when she…

Jessica Wakeman | June 14, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Wal-Mart Lawyers Warned Company Of Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit

Wal-Mart is the focus of the largest sexual discrimination lawsuit in history, but in 1995 the company actually hired a law firm to research their vulnerability to such a suit.

Jessica Wakeman | June 4, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Golf Gal Wins Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit

A Massachusetts judge has ruled in favor of golfer Elaine Joyce, in a sexual discrimination lawsuit she filed against the town of Dennis, MA. In 2007, Joyce was banned from…

Jessica Wakeman | April 5, 2010 - 8:30 pm