Security services company settles religious discrimination suit, fired employee receives $90,000

Security services company settles religious discrimination suit

National private security services company Allied Universal agreed in January to pay $90,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, alleged the security company would not allow a Muslim security guard to alter the company’s […]


Transgender employee sues Amazon for workplace harassment and discrimination

A transgender woman and her partner filed a harassment and discrimination lawsuit against Amazon. They were employed at the company’s Kentucky warehouse until 2015. The plaintiff, Allegra Schawe-Lane, said Amazon workers, supervisors and managers sexually harassed her when they found out she was a transgender woman. Both she and her partner experienced threats of physical […]


Barclays CEO under investigation for attempting to uncover identity of internal whistleblower

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After Barclays CEO Jes Staley was caught in his attempt to uncover the identity of an anonymous internal whistleblower, the bank has formally reprimanded Staley and cut his yearly bonus. The case is being investigated by Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority, who are also looking into Barclays’ systems and culture relating to whistleblowing. […]