Actor Robert De Niro in real-life drama with ex-worker

U.S. 10/03/19, 16:02

Robert De Niro has found himself in a real-life court drama, trading dueling lawsuits with his former assistant after their decade-long working relationship went dreadfully sour. He's accusing her of misappropriating money. She says he subjected her to sexist and harassing ...

Texas bus company settles worker-bias charges

U.S. 05/29/19, 19:17

Settlement with El Expreso Bus Co. of Houston is sixth under DOJ's Protecting US Workers Initiative, which investigates and penalizes employers that discriminate against qualified US employees in favor of foreign guest workers

Federal govt aims to roll back transgender health protection

Politics 05/24/19, 09:44

The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care. The Health and Human Services Department released a proposed regulation that in effect says "gender identity" is not protected under federal laws that prohibit ...

Older Americans more likely to cite workplace discrimination

U.S. 05/23/19, 10:03

Are older workers being discriminated against on the job? The answer appears to depend on the age of the person asked.About half of Americans think there's age discrimination in the workplace, according to a poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center ...

Update: Bishop wins GOP primary in NC special election

U.S. 05/14/19, 19:58

The Latest on a Republican primary election for a still-vacant North Carolina congressional seat (all times local):8:50 p.m.Republicans in North Carolina have chosen state Sen. Dan Bishop as their party's nominee in a special congressional election ordered after a ballot ...

French soccer looking to stop homophobia in stadiums

Sports 05/13/19, 06:51

The French soccer league has set up an action plan to tackle homophobia in its stadiums, a system that will pave the way for judicial sanctions against abusive fans.Often heard at French league matches, homophobic chants have been tolerated for ...

South Africa starts voting amid corruption, unemployment

Africa 05/08/19, 00:12

South Africans have started voting in presidential and parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption and unemployment.Wednesday's vote comes 25 years after the end of apartheid, but despite the demise of the system of racial discrimination the country remains divided by ...

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