Friday, August 18, 2017

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

This Aug. 4, 2017, photo provided by Jillian Weiss shows Dane Lane, left, and his transgender wife, Allegra Schawe-Lane, outside the federal courthouse in Covington, Ky.

BY DAVID CRARY A Kentucky man and his transgender wife sued Amazon on Wednesday, alleging that they endured sustained discrimination and harassment during a year as co-workers at the mammoth online retailer’s warehouse in northern Kentucky. A lawyer working with ...
President Barack Obama speaks about the Paris climate agreement from the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015.

BY JOSH LEDERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sought to showcase progress on his watch on closing the pay gap for women while keeping up the pressure on business, Congress and individuals to tackle an issue he said was ...
John Murphy, left, who served as executive director of the Saint Francis Home, and his husband, Jerry Carter, pose in their home in Richmond, Va

BY ALANNA DURKIN RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man said the bishop of a local Catholic diocese forced his removal from the top job at a diocese-owned assisted living home because he’s gay and married to his partner of ...
Peggy Young, a Virginia woman who lost her UPS job because she became pregnant, speaks to reporters outside the Supreme Court in Washington.

| BY MARK SHERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is giving a former UPS driver another chance to prove her claim of discrimination after the company did not offer her lighter duty when she was pregnant. The justices on ...
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