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NURSING HOME PATIENTS DEMAND WHITE-ONLY HEALTH-CARE PROVIDERS
(Chaney v. Plainfield Healthcare Ctr. 2d Cir.)  
 
DISPARATE IMPACT
(Ricci v. DeStefano)  
 
SECRET CIA AGENT'S TITLE VII CLAIMS DISMISSED
(Sterling v. Tenet 4th Cir..)  
 
$182,000 AWARD IN REVERSE BIAS CASE REVERSED
(Bryant v. Compass Group USA Inc. 5th Cir.)  
 
RACE DISCRIMINATION CASE DISMISSED BECAUSE MANAGEMENT WAS UNAWARE
(Allen v. Potter, 5th Cir.)  
 
LOSS AT ARBITRATION DOES NOT MEAN EMPLOYEE IS PRECLUDED FROM BRINGING TITLE VII CASE IN FEDERAL COURT
(Morel v. American Bldg. Co. 2d Circuit)  
 
BOTH WORKERS FIRED FOR FIGHTING
(Ford v. General Electric Lighting LLC)  
 
SECOND-HAND HARASSMENT NOT ACTIONABLE
(Smith v. Northeastern Ill. Univ. 7th Cir.)  
 
LOSS AT ARBITRATION DOES NOT MEAN EMPLOYEE IS PRECLUDED FROM BRINGING TITLE VII CASE IN FEDERAL COURT
(Morel v. American Bldg. Co. 2d Circuit)  
 
NORMAN ROCKWELL PRINT IMPLICATED IN RACE HARASSMENT CASE
(Willams v. Marin County, N.D. California)  
 
PRETEXT CASES
(Brooks v. Ameren UE, 8th Cir., 10/8/03)  
 
PUNITIVE DAMAGES NOT WAIVED IN ARBITRATION
(Hadnot v. Bay Ltd., 5th Cir.)  
 
JOINT EMPLOYER
(Piano v. Ameritech/SBC, N.D. Ill.)  
 
SECTION 1981
(Jones v. R.R. Donnelly & Sons, United States Supreme Court)  
 
NO DISCRIMINATORY TRANSFER
(James v. Booz-Allen & Hamilton, Inc., 4th Cir.)  
 
THREE RACIST COMMENTS NOT ENOUGH
(Covington v. Roy's Nutrition Ctrs. Inc., N.D. Tex.)  
 
WITNESSES PROTECTED UNDER TITLE VII
(Abbott v. Crown Motor Co., 6th Cir.)  
 
PROMPT, APPROPRIATE CORRECTIVE ACTION
(Williams v. Waste Mgmt. of Ill.)  
 
AFRICAN-AMERICAN SURVIVES SUMMARY JUDGEMENT
(Dunbar v. Pepsi-Cola Gen. Bottlers of Iowa Inc., N.D. Iowa)  
 
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAM EVIDENCES DISCRIMINATION
(Frank v. Xerox Corp.)  
 
KILL ALL...
(Reedy v. Quebecor Printing Eagle Inc., 8th Cir.)  
 
FIRED AFRICAN AMERICAN SHERRIFF AWARDED PUNITIVE DAMAGES
(Bell v. Clackamas County)  
 
UNION NOT LIABLE
(EEOC v. Pipefitters Ass'n, 7th Cir.)  
 
DISPLAYING THE CONFEDERATE FLAG
(Dixon v. Colourg Dairy Inc., 4th Cir.)  
 
RESTORING E-MAILS
(Zubulake v. UBS Warburg, S.D.N.Y.)  
 
INDIVIDUAL LIABILITY
(Chavis v. Wen Dover Inc., D. Del.)  
 
EVIDENCE OF DISCRIMINATION MAY BE CIRCUMSTANTIAL
(Desert Palace d/b/a Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino v. Costa, U.S. Supreme Court)  
 
"WHITE BITCH"
(Bowen v. Missouri Dep't of Soc. Servs., 8th Cir.)  
 
JOB ELIMINATION OR NAME CHANGE?
(Garcia v. Pueblo Country Club)  
 
AFTER THE FACT JUSTIFICATION
(O'Neal v. City of New Albany, 7th Cir.)  
 
NO MAGIC NUMBER OF RACIAL SLURS
(Cerros v. Steel Techs, Inc.)  
 
BANKRUPT EMPLOYEE CAN'T BRING DISCRIMINATION CLAIM
(Bunres v. Pemco Aeroplex Inc., 11th Circuit)  
 
ORAL SETTLEMENT ENFORCED
(Doi v. Halekulani Corp, Ninth Circuit)  
 
FAILURE TO TRAIN RESULTS IN PUNITIVE DAMAGES
(Anderson v. G.D.C., Inc.)  
 
HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT CLAIM REJECTED
(Patton v. Indianapolis Public Sch. Bd.)  
 
WHITES NOT SIMILARLY SITUATED
(Williams v. St Luke's-Shawnee Mission Health Sys.)  
 
EMPLOYEES LOSE RACE CASE AFTER 27 YEARS OF LITIGATION
(Atonio v. Wards Cove Packing Co., 9th Circuit)  
 
WRITTEN TEST MAY BE PRETEXT FOR DISCRIMINATION
(Sledge v. Goodyear Dunlop Tires N.A. Ltd.)  
 
BLACK EMPLOYEE DEMOTED AFTER FIGHT WITH WHITE EMPLOYEE - NO RACE DISCRIMINATION
(Watts v. Norman)  
 
AFFAIR ENDS, EVALUATION PLUMMETS NO CASE
(Pipkins v. Temple Terrace, Fla 11th Cir.)  
 
PLAINTIFF BARRED FROM FILING TITLE VII ACTION AFTER RECEIVING RIGHT-TO-SUE LETTER
(Brown-Mitchell v. Kansas City Power & Light Co.)  
 
UNION ORDERED TO KEEP PAYING
(EEOC v. Local 638, Local 28 Sheet Metal Workers Int'l Ass'n)  
 
RACIAL SLURS BASED ON WRONG RACE
(Bell v. Maryland D.Md)  
 
EMPLOYEE WHO REFUSES TO COMPLY WITH AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN PROTECTED BY TITLE VII
(Dea v. Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission)  
 
UNION LIABILITY UNDER TITLE VII BASED ON NUMBER OF MEMBERS
(Dowd v. United Steelworkers of America, Local No. 286)  
 
EXCESSIVE FORCE AGAINST AFRICAN AMERICAN
(McKenzie v. Lee)  
 
FLIGHT ATTENDANT MISSES FLIGHT
(Gordon v. United Airlines)  
 
A NOOSE IS NOT ENOUGH
(McCoy v. City of New York)  
 
NEGATIVE EVALUATIONS NOT ADVERSE EMPLOYMENT ACTION
Davis Lake Park, Fla.  
 
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