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Senator Franken Takes on Halliburton In Rape Of American Woman In Iraq.

The story on this YouTube video is shocking. Senator Al Franken tried to provide justice and a fair remedy for women who are raped by employees of government contractors. 30 Republicans opposed this…

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OurExperienceCounts.com Speaks Out On Age Discrimination

JEFF WINTERS – Guest Contributor
Last year there were 24,582 age discrimination cases received by the EEOC (The Federal Equal Opportunity Employment Commission). The Employment Act of 1967…

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Age Discrimination Is Wrong – Victims Are Speaking up

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Proposal To Fix The Economy By Lowering Retirement Age To 55

Thom Hartmann has a proposal to fix the economy that is at first glance odd but on second thought makes some sense. His proposal to fix our economic woes? Lower the retirement age to 55. Mr….

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AT&T Charged With Age Discrimination in Lawsuit By Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

The Washington Post (8/21, Whoriskey) reports, The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against AT&T on Thursday, alleging that the telecommunications giant is…

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High Court ruling makes proving age discrimination more difficult for employees.

The AP (6/19) reports that in a 5-4 decision announced Thursday, the Supreme Court has made it harder to prove discrimination on the basis of age, ruling against an employee in his mid-50s who says…

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Obama signs equal-pay bill into law.

President Obama yesterday signed his first bill into law yesterday, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. USA Today (1/30, Jackson) reports the new law makes it easier for workers to sue companies for…

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Supreme Court sides with employee on retaliation case.

The Washington Post (1/27, A2, Barnes) reports, The Supreme Court unanimously ruled yesterday that a federal anti-discrimination law protects employees from retaliation when they cooperate with…

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Labor bill may give workers tool to fight for higher pay.

The Wall Street Journal (1/24, Trottman, Maher) reported, The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, named for a woman whose attempt to sue Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. for pay discrimination was blocked…

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Obama Administration Planning To Overturn Supreme Court Decision On Discrimination Challenges

The New York Times (1/5, A13, Pear) reports, President-elect Barack Obama and Democrats in Congress are planning swift action to overturn a Supreme Court decision that made it much harder for people…