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Group sues Ill. police over Muslim chaplain flap
Posted on 31 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO - (AP) A Muslim advocacy group filed a federal discrimination lawsuit Monday over an Illinois State Police decision to revoke the appointment of the agency's first Muslim chaplain. Kifah Mustapha, a Chicago-area imam, was named a chaplain... Read More

NYC Jury: Novartis Discriminated Against Women
Posted on 17 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) A jury has decided that the drug company Novartis AG engaged in a pattern of discrimination against women, paying them less than men and treating pregnant women unfavorably. The verdict was returned Monday in Manhattan federal court... Read More

Novartis Hit With $250M Punitive Damage Award
Posted on 19 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) A jury that found drug company Novartis discriminated against women by paying them less than men, promoting fewer of them and allowing a hostile workplace awarded $250 million in punitive damages on Wednesday. The same jury concluded... Read More

HIV discrimination case filed in China
Posted on 31 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BEIJING - (AP) A municipal court in central China has accepted the country's first lawsuit alleging work discrimination because of HIV status, state media reported Tuesday. The China Daily newspaper said a court in Anhui province's Anqing city... Read More

Feds: Muslims Faced Discrimination At Neb. Plant
Posted on 1 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

OMAHA, Neb. - (AP) Federal officials say a JBS Swift & Co. meatpacking plant in Nebraska should provide Muslim employees with prayer time and not retaliate against workers who ask to pray. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit... Read More