discrimination

Federal, state and local laws protect workers and applicants from ageism. But how do you identify ageism, and what can you do to protect your legal rights?
KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
April 07, 2019 - 10:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about age discrimination. AARP released a report in 2018 showing that nearly two out of three workers over age 45 have experienced age bias while at work...
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Attorney General William Barr
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
April 05, 2019 - 9:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Attorney General William Barr ordered the FBI and the Bureau of Prisons to investigate allegations of discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees, he said in a letter released Friday. The announcement came in response to concerns from DOJ Pride, a...
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Coworkers talking.
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April 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When rumors swirled that a woman had slept her way to the top, she took matters into her own hands. A woman at a Virginia consulting firm received six promotions in two years. Male colleagues began circulating rumors that...
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Mourners pray near the Linwood mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Vincent Thian/AP Photo
March 18, 2019 - 10:00 pm
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The white supremacist accused of gunning down 50 people at two mosques in New Zealand has dismissed his lawyer and opted to represent himself at trial, prompting the prime minister to declare Tuesday that she would do everything in her power to deny him a platform...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, with Reverend Bruce McPherson, walk to their motorcade after attending service at Saint John's Church in Washington, Sunday, March 17, 2019, en route to the White House. (
Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo
March 17, 2019 - 3:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump "is not a white supremacist" and attempts to tie him to the alleged New Zealand mosque shooter are "absurd." Mick Mulvaney, the acting chief of staff, described the New Zealand shooter as a "disturbed individual"...
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Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn.
Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo
March 05, 2019 - 2:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar's newest remarks about Israel mark a "dark day" for the Jewish state. His comment came as House Democrats prepared a resolution by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats, declaring that the House opposes anti-...
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February 25, 2019 - 7:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is going after director Spike Lee, who used his Oscar acceptance speech to urge mobilization for the 2020 election. Trump tweeted Monday that Lee did a "racist hit on your President." Trump claimed that he had "done more for African Americans" than "almost"...
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February 06, 2019 - 3:15 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new pho restaurant decided to open up shop in the town of Keene, New Hampshire. They landed on the name Pho Keene — "pho," a Vietnamese soup pronounced "fuh," and "Keene," the town it is based in. But the city objected...
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Nov 8, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Voting booths slowly fill up at Holden Year-Round Elementary School in Sterling Heights at Precinct 14 and 15 in Macomb County.
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Kristen Johanson
November 05, 2018 - 4:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As people head to the polls on Tuesday, state and federal authorities will keep a watchful eye for intimidation or harassment as voters cast their ballots. Overall, states have the authority over polling places to maintain the integrity of the election process. But...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
October 25, 2018 - 3:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Under a new bill introduced in Philadelphia City Council Thursday, all retailers will have to do away with a "no cash" policy. There are just two Center City establishments that Councilman Bill Greenlee knows have adopted a "no cash" policy but he says it seems like a...
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