Workplace discrimination

FILE - In this May 4, 2017, file photo, Jane Meyer, former senior associate athletic director at the University of Iowa, gets a hug from her partner Tracey Griesbaum, right, following a news conference in Des Moines, Iowa. The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle high-profile discrimination lawsuits filed by former athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, according to settlements released Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
May 19, 2017 - 5:39 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle discrimination lawsuits filed by former athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, according to settlements their attorneys called historic Friday. Iowa will pay...
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FILE - This July 1, 2013 file photo shows, Kimberly Guilfoyle, from left, Bob Beckel, Eric Bolling, Dana Perino, Greg Gutfeld and Andrea Tantaros co-hosts of Fox News Channel's "The Five," following a taping of the show in New York. Fox News Channel says it has fired Beckel for making an insensitive remark to a black employee. Beckel, who has been a liberal panelist on the show "The Five," was on his second tour of duty at Fox after being bounced in 2015 for substance abuse. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Invision/AP, File)
May 19, 2017 - 1:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel says it has fired prime-time commentator Bob Beckel for making an insensitive remark to a black employee. Beckel, who has been a liberal panelist on the show "The Five," was on his second tour of duty at Fox after being bounced in 2015 for substance abuse. Fox gave...
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A crowd gathers to witness thousands of books, considered to be "un-German," burn in Opera Square in Berlin, Germany, during the Buecherverbrennung book burnings on May 10, 1933. (AP Photo)
May 10, 2017 - 5:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has conducted an in-depth review of its operations in Nazi Germany, concluding that the news agency acted as "forthrightly and independently as possible." But the review also found AP handled some situations inadequately. The review was undertaken after an...
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A crowd gathers to witness thousands of books, considered to be "un-German," burn in Opera Square in Berlin, Germany, during the Buecherverbrennung book burnings on May 10, 1933. (AP Photo)
May 10, 2017 - 7:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has conducted an in-depth review of its operations in Nazi Germany, concluding that the news agency acted as "forthrightly and independently as possible." But the review also found AP handled some situations inadequately. The review was undertaken after an...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2011, file photo, Jane Meyer, former senior associate athletic director at the University of Iowa, speaks in Normal, Ill. Attorneys gave closing statements Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in a discrimination lawsuit filed by Meyer against the university. Meyer filed the suit after being transferred to another department after the firing of Iowa field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, her partner. Meyer's job was eliminated in 2016. (Lori Ann Cook-Neisler/The Pantagraph via AP, File)
May 04, 2017 - 5:59 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A jury on Thursday awarded more than $1.4 million to a former University of Iowa athletic administrator, ruling that the university had discriminated against her because of her gender and sexual orientation. Jane Meyer alleged she suffered workplace discrimination as a gay...
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May 04, 2017 - 5:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former Fox News radio reporter has sued the network and its parent company, saying she was fired last month in "a blatant act of retaliation" for complaining about gender discrimination. 21st Century Fox said Thursday that Jessica Golloher's complaints are baseless. A radio...
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British musician Pete Doherty performs on stage during a concert of various artists against Marine Le Pen at Republique Square in Paris, Thursday, May 4, 2017. Le Pen and centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron face on in Sunday's runoff vote, with the latest polls suggesting Macron is well ahead. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
May 04, 2017 - 4:25 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential election (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Singer Pete Doherty is calling French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen "a shadow at the gate," and has joined French artists and students rallying and singing for openness and tolerance. While Le...
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Fox News anchor Kelly Wright speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in New York to discuss his part in a lawsuit accusing the network of allowing racial discrimination. Wright and ten former and current employees of Fox News Channel filed the suit on Tuesday, saying they repeatedly complained about an executive's racist behavior but no action was taken. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
April 26, 2017 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Fox News Channel anchor who is black has joined a racial discrimination lawsuit against his company, saying Wednesday that the network marginalized him and has little interest in promoting diversity. Kelly Wright, who primarily works an overnight shift at Fox, said at an emotional...
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FILE - In this combination photo, Tucker Carlson, host of "Tucker Carlson Tonight," appears on the set in New York, Thursday, March 2, 2107, left, and Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly appears on the set of his show, "The O'Reilly Factor" on Oct. 1, 2015 in New York. O'Reilly says he's sad and surprised that he's off TV but is confident the truth will come out about his exit from Fox News. Five days after his firing amid sexual harassment allegations, O'Reilly aired an episode Monday of his personal website's "No Spin News" podcast. The show was replaced by “Tucker Carlson’s Tonight,” which moved to O'Reilly's time slot Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 25, 2017 - 9:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An expanded lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses Fox News Channel of racial discrimination "that appears more akin to Plantation-style management than a modern-day work environment." The lawsuit, filed in state Supreme Court, adds eight former and current Fox employees to a case involving...
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FILE - In this combination photo, Tucker Carlson, host of "Tucker Carlson Tonight," appears on the set in New York, Thursday, March 2, 2107, left, and Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly appears on the set of his show, "The O'Reilly Factor" on Oct. 1, 2015 in New York. O'Reilly says he's sad and surprised that he's off TV but is confident the truth will come out about his exit from Fox News. Five days after his firing amid sexual harassment allegations, O'Reilly aired an episode Monday of his personal website's "No Spin News" podcast. The show was replaced by “Tucker Carlson’s Tonight,” which moved to O'Reilly's time slot Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 25, 2017 - 9:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Eleven former and current employees of Fox News Channel have filed a lawsuit accusing the network of allowing racial discrimination. The lawsuit was filed in New York on Tuesday, a week after top-rated host Bill O'Reilly was fired over sexual-harassment allegations. It amends a...
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