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28 May 2008

Workers can sue firms over retaliation, Supreme Court rules [USA]

Author: Warren Richey, Christian Science Monitor [USA]

American workers who complain about race or age discrimination on the job can sue their bosses for any subsequent retaliation. In two decisions announced on Tuesday, the US Supreme Court embraced an expansive view of certain civil rights laws that do...

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18 February 2008

Business waits on Supreme Court rulings [USA]

Author: Patti Waldmeir, Financial Times

US companies are facing high-stakes litigation at the Supreme Court starting on Tuesday, as the justices begin a two-week session in which they will hear several important business cases from employment discrimination to punitive damages. The court...

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5 October 2007

No More Discrimination Lawsuits? Supreme Court May Make It Easier to Retaliate [USA]

Author: Jennifer Millman, DiversityInc [USA]

The...Supreme Court...has agreed to hear an employment race-discrimination and retaliation case against CBOCS West [part of CBRL Group], which owns Cracker Barrel. CBOCS West v. Humphries considers whether employment laws that prevent race...

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17 September 2007

USA: Report by Human Rights Campaign finds growth in company policies for gay & transgender workers

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17 September 2007

[PDF] full report: "Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index 2008"

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index...was devised with corporate diversity leaders, GLBT workplace advocates and employees to provide employers with a roadmap to creating fair workplaces. Each year, we have seen tremendous...

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5 February 2007

Proxy Votes on Sexual Orientation Nondiscrimination Draw Strong Support [USA]

Author: Anne Moore Odell, SocialFunds.com

Two recent shareholder resolutions asking for sexual orientation to be added to companies’ employment nondiscrimination policies met with great success. Micron Technology revealed...that 55% of shareholders supported an amended policy in a recent...

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14 March 2006

Cracker Barrel, employees settle [USA]

Author: Chris Anderson, Pantagraph [Illinois, USA]

Ten current and former Bloomington [Illinois] Cracker Barrel restaurant employees will share a $2 million settlement with 41 colleagues at Cracker Barrel restaurants in Mattoon and Matteson. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. [part of CBRL Group]...

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13 February 2006

Cracker Barrel faces discrimination claim - Ex-worker says she was groped, called a 'dyke' [USA]

Author: Annmarie Timmins, Concord Monitor [USA]

In a complaint with the [New Hampshire] state's human rights commission, a Manchester woman has accused the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store [part of CBRL Group] in Londonderry of discriminating against her because she is female and gay... Jim Taylor,...

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9 September 2004

Restaurant chain settles race-bias claims [USA]

Author: Associated Press

Cracker Barrel [part of CBRL Group] agreed Thursday to pay $8.7 million to settle allegations the restaurant chain mistreated black customers and discriminated against black employees...Company spokeswoman Julie Davis disputed the claim that food was...

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3 May 2004

Justice Department Says Cracker Barrel Discriminated Against Blacks: Consent Order Has Stringent Requirements [USA]

Author: Chatanoogan.com

The Department of Justice today announced the filing and settlement of a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination against African-American customers by the Cracker Barrel restaurant chain [part of CBRL]. In the agreement, Cracker Barrel "commits to...

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