The I-Team finds the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination is chronically underfunded and has a backlog that keeps citizens waiting for years to have their cases heard.
A Boston bar accused of refusing to admit black, Latino or Cape Verdean customers has agreed to pay up to $100,000 to resolve a civil rights enforcement action, the state attorney general’s office announced Friday.
Minority police officers who filed a lawsuit can move forward on their claim that a promotional exam discriminates against black and Hispanic officers, the highest court in Massachusetts ruled Friday.
MassPort is looking into claims of discrimination at Logan International Airport. Two employees say they were let go because they were speaking their native language on the job.
Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown says he disagrees with the CEO of fast food chain Chick-fil-A, whose opposition to gay marriage has touched off a national furor.
Brown said he was glad company president Dan Cathy later clarified that his company doesn’t discriminate.
Newton landlord Alfred Defazio is adamant: he is no racist. Though, he admits he has reservations about renting any of his apartments to African Americans.
The General Manager at the Westminster Country Club, argued his club was not discriminating against women because it also offers both ‘ladies only’ and ‘mixed’ events.
The state is suing a popular Dorchester bar for alleged civil rights violations.
The Committee on the Judiciary held a public hearing Wednesday at the Statehouse to hear testimony on a bill that would add the words “gender identity or expression” to the state’s existing nondiscrimination laws.