Filipinos Sue California Hospital Over English-Only Rule

LOS ANGELES - (AP) Dozens of Filipino hospital workers in California claim they were the only ethnic group targeted by a rule requiring them to speak only English at work, and want to take their case to federal court. The group of 52 nurses and medical staff filed a complaint Tuesday. . . . Full version...

Agency Sues California Contractor, Farms In Thai Workers Case

LOS ANGELES - (AP) A federal agency has sued a California-based labor contractor and farms in Washington and Hawaii alleging discrimination against more than 200 Thai workers in what was called its largest human trafficking case in agriculture. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed lawsuits...

California Groups Sue EPA Over Civil Rights Complaint

FRESNO, Calif. - (AP) Sixteen years ago, soon after she gave birth to her first baby, Maricela Mares-Alatorre joined residents of three small California farmworker towns who alleged they were being discriminated against by environmental regulators, because all three of the state's toxic waste dumps...

DOJ files OCAHO suit against University of California, San Diego Medical Center, alleging Immigration-Related Employment Discrimination

"The Department of Justice announced today the filing of a lawsuit against the University of California, San Diego Medical Center, alleging that the medical center discriminated in the employment eligibility verification process against people who are authorized to work in the United States...