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Seventh Circuit strikes down nursing home’s policy of honoring resident’s demand for white-only health-care providers: Chaney v. Plainfield Healthcare Ctr. (7th Cir. Ind. July 20, 2010)

Plainfield Healthcare Center was a nursing home that housed a resident who did not want assistance from black certified nursing assistants. Plainfield complied with this racial preference by telling Brenda Chaney, a black nursing assistant, in writing everyday that "no black" assistants should...

Supreme Court: Title VII Forbids Third-Party Retaliation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) An employer may not use third-party reprisal as a means of retaliating against the third party's fiancée, an employee who filed a discrimination claim, and the third-party employee has standing to sue the employer, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled Jan...