On Wednesday, state ethics regulators unleashed a 68-page document detailing young, female staffers' allegations of sexual harassment from Assemblyman Vito Lopez. One complainant described Lopez's attempts to force his hands up her inner thighs on car trips. He asked another to wear heels and short ... More >>
We're still looking for the NYPD tapes that capture ginger hate on audio.
In a New York Post "exclusive" yesterday, it was reported that the Boys In Blue in Manhattan have recently sent out an internal memo, informing co-workers that it is not okay to discriminate against officers with red hair. As ... More >>
We're heading down to the courthouse now to begin talking to folks before the action heats up again.
Yesterday afternoon, Bexar County district judge Martha Tanner said that she'd begin day 2 of the temporary injunction hearing at 9:30 am, CST.
If you're just joining us, the Church of Scientology ... More >>
FDNY Captain Paul Washington is a past president of the Vulcan Society. He was also the FDNY employee who raised the original Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint about the department's racial makeup, which joined a decades long federal lawsuit against the city and led to yesterday's la ... More >>
In the face of Republican threats, President Obama announced today that he plans to push through recess appointments for 15 of the White House nominees currently pending before the Senate. The list of nominees announced for recess appointments includes Craig Becker for the National Labor Rela ... More >>
The two places that men reveal their inner selves, the adage goes, are behind a steering wheel and on a basketball court. All that contained aggressiveness grandstands to the surface.
For Mayor Mike, though, who neither duels with taxis nor elbows under a hoop, it is apparently depositions ... More >>
The Daily News and the Post have rushed to the defense of Fire Department exams that have given us the whitest rank and file of any big-city department in the country, with 303 black firefighters out of 8,998, a percentage that's actually lower than the last time a federal judge ruled the sam ... More >>
rachelleb.comThe U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing the fish wholesaler and importer M. Slavin & Sons for male-on-male sexual, racial, and national origin harassment. The suit charges that some of M. Slavin's owners and managers subjected male and especially black American ... More >>
B&H Photo Video, the famously well-stocked, reasonably-priced, and knowledgeable-staffed midtown store, employs a large number of orthodox Jews on the floor and in management, but plaintiffs in a lawsuit say they're not so good about hiring and promoting women. Naskinsha Cushnie and three ot ... More >>
Al Sharpton's rush to issue a statement this week denouncing Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney's use of the n-word in a magazine interview has once again made him a potential kingmaker. Thanks to Sharpton, Maloney may not stay in the 2010 senate race, making things easier for incumbent Kirsten Gillib ... More >>