Category Archives: Employment

Wynn Resorts: Back In The Sexual Harassment Business?

Wynn Resorts: Back In The Sexual Harassment Business? Announces Everett, MA Casino Will Partner With Restaurant Found Liable For Sexual Harassment Of Low-Wage Latina Worker  Boston, MA – Directly on the heels of removing Steve Wynn’s name from the casino it is building in Everett, Massachusetts, Wynn Resorts announced this week a partnership with the

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Expanding Client Intake and Community Outreach Staff

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Expands Client Intake and Community Outreach Staff  The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice (“Lawyers’ Committee”) fosters equal opportunity and fights discrimination on behalf of people of color and immigrants. We engage in creative and courageous legal action, education and advocacy in collaboration with law firms and community

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Boston Police And Fire Hiring Practices Illegally Harm Minority Veterans

Civil Rights Groups Charge Police And Fire Department Hiring Practices Illegally Harm Boston’s Minority Veterans Call For Civil Service Investigation Into Unauthorized Use Of Residence Preference Boston, MA – Today, on behalf of the Boston Society of Vulcans (Vulcans), the Massachusetts Association of Minority Law Enforcement Officers (MAMLEO), and numerous concerned citizens, the Lawyers’ Committee

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On MLK Day, Our 50-Year Quest for Justice

Today, on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we kick off our 50th Anniversary.  The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice was founded in 1968 in the midst of the assassination of Dr. King, and the findings of the Kerner Commission (which concluded that the nation was “moving toward two societies, one black, one white –

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Black Court Officer Called “N-Word” By Supreme Judicial Court Supervisor Files Discrimination Complaint

Black Court Officer Called “N-Word” By Supreme Judicial Court Supervisor Files Discrimination Complaint Courts Under Federal Scrutiny For Toxic Racial Environment Boston, MA – A Black court officer today filed a discrimination complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD), alleging that the Chief Court Officer for the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) called her a “nigger”

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Standing Up for Firefighters of Color in Springfield, MA

Standing Up for Firefighters of Color Today, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice filed a friend-of-the-court (amicus curiae) brief in Superior Court in Hampden County in support of Black firefighters who are holding the City of Springfield accountable for not enforcing its own residency requirements for public employees. The case, Savage v.

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