Category Archives: Discrimination

Do you have a Donald Sterling in your midst?

The news just broke that NBA Commissioner Adam Silver hit Donald Sterling, owner of the LA Clippers, with a lifetime ban from the sport and a $2.5 million fine due to racist remarks attributed to Sterling.  The investigation was prompt, … Continue reading

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Sheryl Crow’s Brain Tumor and Your Employees

Last week Sheryl Crow announced she had a benign brain tumor.  Thankfully, she is fine.  Her announcement made me wonder: What if one of your employees came in and told you they had a benign tumor?  Are your managers familiar … Continue reading

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AT&T hit for $5M Religious Discrimination Verdict

In 1999, when Susan Bashir began working for Southwestern Bell, a unit of AT&T, she was Christian. In 2005, she converted to Islam and, well, her world changed.  Bashir alleged her managers and co-workers began calling her a “terrorist” as … Continue reading

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