A veteran Department of Homeland Security officer with the agency's Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) unit claims that nepotism and illegal, pro-Asian hiring practices at the agency's Laguna Niguel operation cheated her out of promotions. Foothill Ranch resident Tatiana Abdel-Jabbar file ... More >>
Chapman University students continue to criticize President Jim Doti for controversial remarks surrounding multicultural centers, made during a discrimination lawsuit against the school. The lawsuit, settled in June for $75,000, was filed by the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ... More >>
Chapman University denies race plays a part in tenure decisions, but a federal judge just signed off on a consent decree that has the private institution in Orange paying a former business faculty member $75,000 to resolve a lawsuit that claims she was denied tenure because she is black.
A granddaughter of Paul and Jan Crouch, founders of the flock-fleecing Trinity Broadcasting Network, says the company is covering up her rape at the hands of an employee when she was 13 years old. ... More >>
Comfort Suites and its parent company Tarsadia Hotels of Newport Beach have agreed to pay $132,500 to settle a discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of an autistic front desk clerk who was fired.The companies must also change its employment p ... More >>
Aqua Tri has agreed to pay nearly half a million dollars to settle a federal lawsuit that accused two supervisors at the Irvine pool supply company of sexually harassing eight Latina workers, retaliating when the women sought to end it and forcing some out of their jobs, the U.S. Equal Employment ... More >>
UPDATE, JUNE 27, 11:52 A.M.: The Muslim woman at the center of a lawsuit against Abercrombie & Fitch over being forced to remove her hijab while working in the stockroom of a Hollister Co. store in San Mateo spoke at this morning's press conference."When I was asked to remove my scarf after ... More >>
Reuters reports that Starbucks has been slapped by a lawsuit from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for firing a barista-in-training with dwarfism in El Paso, Texas. The barista was terminated because she asked for a stool or a small stepladder to perform her job.The feds argue that this v ... More >>
Hooters restaurants in Anaheim and Costa Mesa routinely violate local and state laws regarding sexual entertainment and children, alleges the National Organization for Women (NOW).Orange County's NOW chapter is among four across the state that have filed formal complaints with their respective di ... More >>
Got milk? Hooters restaurants in Anaheim and Costa Mesa routinely violate local and state laws regarding sexual entertainment and children, alleges the National Organization for Women (NOW).
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced today it had filed a lawsuit against Orange-based Chapman University, alleging the school denied tenure to and fired a business professor because she's black.
Imane Boudlal, who has repeatedly defied orders against wearing a traditional Islamic headscarf on the job as an Anaheim Disney Resort restaurant hostess, calls the company's latest attempt at a compromise "offensive." After the jump, see how Boudlal would like to appear at her public work statio ... More >>
Art piece courtesy of the Nadia Afghani Collection...EDIT, 5:30 P.M.: New updates and info emerge from the afternoon's press conference. Please see this post for more details. EDIT, 1:30 P.M.: We're live Tweeting from the press conference! Follow us at @OCWeekly for all the latest developments.Di ... More >>
No doubt next week's installment of this column will pull something from the Labor Day weekend, with God-knows-how-many pendejos of all races visiting Taco Bell to soak up booze. If we find enough, maybe a roundup ala The Smoking Gun. But for this week, something more serious: Taco Bell settled a ... More >>