Citations with the tag: RACIAL harassment

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  • $5.2M jury verdict awarded to ex-Sears employee.
    Sacramento // Chicago Weekend; 11/2/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 43, p4 

    The article reports that Medro Johnson, an employee of the company Sears Home Improvement Products, who sued for racial harassment and retaliation, has been awarded 5.2 million dollars in damages by a Sacramento Superior Court jury.

  • Take all racial harassment complaints seriously.
    Sacramento // HR Specialist: Minnesota Employment Law; Oct2010, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p3 

    The article reports on the need for employees to take their racial harassment cases seriously in the U.S.

  • Hatred without bounds.
    Phillips, Ivory // Jackson Advocate; 8/9/2012, Vol. 74 Issue 43, p4 

    The article focuses on the racially motivated shooting which took place at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin and was directed against a congregation of religious people.

  • Hierarchies of Privilege.
    Amico, Roxanne // CounterPunch; Nov2013, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p4 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the journal's reporting on sexual and racial violence.

  • When you learn of possible harassment, investigate promptly, take fast action.
    Amico, Roxanne // HR Specialist: New Jersey Employment Law; Aug2010, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p3 

    The article discusses a court case wherein Walmart Stores Inc.'s store technician Majed Subh sued the store for harassment as he was harassed by a co-worker and customers due to his race.

  • Another bias attack raises concern on Staten Island.
    Johnson, Stephon // New York Amsterdam News; 8/5/2010, Vol. 100 Issue 32, p3 

    The article reports on the continued incidence of racially motivated attacks for Latino residents in Staten Island, New York City following the assault of the 18-year-old Christian Vazquez.

  • Racial harassment.
    Johnson, Stephon // Credit Management; Apr2011, p39 

    The article discusses a court case wherein an employer who was accused of not taking action in preventing racial harassment to an employee was found not liable on the case.

  • ADA: Accommodate fertility treatment, adoption.
    Johnson, Stephon // HR Specialist: Ohio Employment Law; Mar2010, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p1 

    The article offers news briefs related to employment in the U.S. including the availability of the electronic filing system of the Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration's (EBSA) online, the settlement of racial harassment charges and the imprisonment of medical office...

  • Reviews.
    Bowling, Ben // British Journal of Criminology; Winter94, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p84 

    Reviews the book `Beneath the Surface: Racial Harassment,' by Barnor Hesse, Dhanwant K. Rai, Christine Bennet and Paul McGilchrist.

  • Court: Foxworthy Shirt Is First Amendment-Worthy.
    Walsh, Mark // Education Week; 10/16/2002, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p10 

    Reports that the U.S. federal appeals court has prohibited Warren Hills, New Jersey, school district use of policy against racial harassment to bar students from wearing a shirt featuring humorous remarks of comedian Jeff Foxworthy. Several racial incidents in Warren Hills Regional High School;...

  • Blood Flows, Plans Stall.
    Mitic, Aleksandar // Transitions Online; 9/5/2005, p3 

    No abstract available.

  • Racial Harassment in North Staffordshire.
    Dominey, Jane // British Journal of Community Justice; Spring2006, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p76 

    Presents information on the report "Racial Harassment in North Staffordshire." Overview of how the research was conducted; Findings of the report; Findings of the report.

  • Reference point.
    Nicholls, Matt // Ontario Out of Doors; Winter2008, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p6 

    The article offers the author's comment on recent developments in Ontario. Though many call Donna Cansfield, Minister of Natural Resources, inexperienced the author says that it's too quick to judge. He hails the Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association's call to enforce the anti-harassment...

  • $5.2M jury verdict awarded to ex-Sears employee.
    Nicholls, Matt // Chicago Citizen - South Suburban Edition; 11/2/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 52, p4 

    The article reports that Sears Home Improvement Products employee Medro Johnson has been awarded of 5.2 million dollars in damages by a Sacramento Superior Court jury after he sued the company for racial harassment and retaliation.

  • Why I Don't Believe in Immigration.
    Wu, Amy // Chinese American Forum; Jul1996, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p18 

    The article elaborates the unpleasant aspects of immigration. The author recalled the experiences of her aunt who migrated to the United States. Armed with the desire to have a prosperous life, her aunt left Hong Kong, sacrificing her childhood friends and the security of having the family...

  • Have a (not too) merry Christmas.
    Blackhurst, Alison // Professional Manager; Nov2011, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p43 

    The article discusses the problems faced by companies in Great Britain during events and celebrations due to liquor use by employees. It informs that many businesses face disciplinary problems caused by alcohol and other substances at social events and event organised by companies. Excess...

  • Arizona Asians Alarmed at Growing Hostility.
    Blackhurst, Alison // Chinese American Forum; Jan1991, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p29 

    The article reports on the increasing rate of racist incidents in Phoenix, Arizona. After the rejection of the proposed Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, public officials and civil rights leaders are joining their resources to counteract the increasing number of hostilities directed against...

  • $5.2M jury verdict awarded to ex-Sears employee.
    Blackhurst, Alison // Chicago Citizen - Chatham Southeast Edition; 11/2/2011, Vol. 46 Issue 32, p4 

    The article reports that Sacramento Superior Court jury, California has awarded an amount of 3.2 million dollars to Medro Johnson, employee of Sears Home Improvement Products, California who has faced racial harassment and retaliation in the company.

  • Former Fremont Toyota Employee Wins Arbitration Case.
    SPRINGER, RICHARD // India -- West; 5/10/2013, Vol. 38 Issue 25, pA12 

    The article reports on the victory of Lokendra Kumar, a former Indian American employee of Toyota Motor Corp. in Fremont, California, in the lawsuit that he filed against the company for racial harassment.

  • L.A. approves $1.5 million police harassment settlement.
    SPRINGER, RICHARD // HR Specialist: California Employment Law; Jan2014, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p5 

    The article reports that Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has approved a settlement payment of nearly 1.5 million dollars to Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Officer Earl Wright who sued for racial harassment.

  • Vietnamese stores put in crosshairs of crime spree.
    Webster, Richard A. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 7/25/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p1 

    Reports on the prevalence of crimes against Vietnamese in New Orleans, Louisiana. Statement of a representative from the New Orleans Police Department on the difficulties in determining the reason for the crimes; Determination of the Vietnamese community to stay in the area and fight for their...

  • Embarrassed by harassment.
    Schofield, Peter // Works Management; May2003, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p17 

    Discusses ways to limit employer's liability for racist remarks or behavior in the workplace. Importance of adopting an equal opportunities policies; Role of management in racial harassment disputes between employees.

  • VICARIOUS LIABILITY.
    Brandes, Antonia // Caterer & Hotelkeeper; 10/2/2003, Vol. 192 Issue 4293, p57 

    Presents advice for restaurant managers on dealing with racial discrimination or harassment claims by an employee in Great Britain. Liability of the employer in such cases; Factors to consider in conducting an investigation into the claims; Importance of having employment policies on dealing...

  • THUNDERING SILENCE.
    Boyd, Herb // New York Amsterdam News; 6/21/2012, Vol. 103 Issue 24, p1 

    The article provides information on the Stop-and-frisk march for ending racial profiling by the people of New York to the residence of Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City, New York.

  • Residents dispute harassment of Black D.C. politicians.
    Wright, James // Michigan Citizen; 7/1/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 34, p1 

    The article reports that some African Americans who were Washington, D.C. residents do not believe that African American politicians' race has nothing to do with their legal problems and harassment.

  • Macy's Settles Profiling Cases For $650K.
    Wright, James // WWD: Women's Wear Daily; 8/21/2014, Vol. 208 Issue 38, p2 

    The article discusses the department store chain Macy's Inc. and its settlement with the New York State Attorney General regarding complaints of racial profiling and false detentions of consumers at its Herald Square flagship store in New York City. Under the settlement Macy's will pay a penalty...

  • Racial harassment, job satisfaction, and intentions to remain in the military.
    Antecol, Heather; Cobb-Clark, Deborah // Journal of Population Economics; Jul2009, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p713 

    Our results indicate that two thirds of active-duty military personnel report experiencing offensive racial behaviors in the previous 12 months, whereas approximately one in ten reports threatening racial incidents or career-related discrimination. Racial harassment significantly increases job...

  • Perceived Racial/Ethnic Harassment and Tobacco Use Among African American Young Adults.
    Bennett, Gary G.; Wolin, Kathleen Yaus; Robinson, Elwood L.; Fowler, Sherrye; Edwards, Christopher L. // American Journal of Public Health; Feb2005, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p238 

    We examined the association between perceived racial/ethnic harassment and tobacco use in 2129 African American college students in North Carolina. Age-adjusted and multivariate analyses evaluated the effect of harassment on daily and less-than-daily tobacco use. Harassed participants were twice...

  • Lords seek to limit effects of 'Bernard Manning case' rule.
    Bennett, Gary G.; Wolin, Kathleen Yaus; Robinson, Elwood L.; Fowler, Sherrye; Edwards, Christopher L. // Employers Law; Jul/Aug2003, p5 

    Reports on the plan of the British House of Lords to limit the effects of the rule established in the famous Bernard Manning case on employee harassment as of July 2003. Discussion on the rule; Overview of the Burton versus De Vere Hotels court case of 1996; Order of the House about the...

  • Legitimating Racial Discrimination: Emotions, Not Beliefs, Best Predict Discrimination in a Meta-Analysis.
    Talaska, Cara A.; Fiske, Susan T.; Chaiken, Shelly // Social Justice Research; Sep2008, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p263 

    Investigations of racial bias have emphasized stereotypes and other beliefs as central explanatory mechanisms and as legitimating discrimination. In recent theory and research, emotional prejudices have emerged as another, more direct predictor of discrimination. A new comprehensive...

  • Racial harassment lawsuit against Bemis heads to trial.
    Pryweller, Joseph // Plastics News; 11/24/2003, Vol. 15 Issue 39, p3 

    The U.S. District Court judge has ordered a racial harassment lawsuit against flexible packaging supplier Bemis Co. Inc. to go to trial. The case alleges that Bemis employees spread a pervasive attitude of racial discrimination at Bemis' Terre Haute plant. The attitude led to countless instances...

  • PUNISHMENT WITHOUT TRIAL.
    Behrens, Matthew // Canadian Dimension; May/Jun2008, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p13 

    The article comments on the holding of secret trials and issuing of security certificates by the federal court in Canada, with reference to detainment of an unconnected group of Muslim men. The men were detained without trial or charge on secret suspicions. It questions that if the government...

  • Human Shuttlecocks: Indians of East Africa.
    Lone, Salim // New Republic; 9/4/71, Vol. 165 Issue 10, p10 

    Focuses on Indians living in East Africa. Reasons for the arrest of British citizen Gordhandass Shah in Kenya; Race discrimination in Kenya; Problems faced by Indians in Kenya in the 1960s; Refusal of the British government to grant entry to Kenyans who possess British passports; Rising...

  • The Negro and the Encyclical.
    Lone, Salim // America; 5/30/1931, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p174 

    The article reflects on the difficulty felt by African Americans in the U.S. It notes that someone remarked that the greatest difficulty felt by them in the country is that they are always some kind of an object. It stresses that formerly, they were an object of purchase, then at a later period...

  • Human Shuttlecocks: Indians of East Africa.
    Lone, Salim // New Republic; 9/4/71, Vol. 165 Issue 10, p10 

    Focuses on Indians living in East Africa. Reasons for the arrest of British citizen Gordhandass Shah in Kenya; Race discrimination in Kenya; Problems faced by Indians in Kenya in the 1960s; Refusal of the British government to grant entry to Kenyans who possess British passports; Rising...

  • RECENT TRENDS IN WHITE-NONWHITE ATTITUDINAL DIFFERENCES.
    Glenn, Norval D. // Public Opinion Quarterly; Winter74-Winter75, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p596 

    This article presents a study on the recent trends in white-nonwhite attitudinal differences. The mean white-nonwhite index of dissimilarity increased from 9.7 in the 1950s to 12.3 in the 1960s, and the index value increased for ten of the questions and declined for only five. Clearly, if the...

  • Mother's Fear.
    Carney, Mindy // Chinese American Forum; Oct1999, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p5 

    The article presents an essay of Mindy Carney entitled "Mother's Fear." It talks about the racial difference between his husband and hers with that of their adopted Chinese daughters. It also expresses her fear on the danger that minority people have to face in the real world and hopes that they...

  • How Universities Should Respond to Racial Issues in Light of a Racial Incident at the University of Southern Mississippi.
    Gerstein, Ralph; Gerstein, Lois // Campus Safety & Student Development; Summer2012, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p77 

    The article presents cases on racial issues in universities and actions taken by the administration. It describes racist slurs as in the "green card" comment on a Puerto Rican player and the use of the word "nigger" for African American race and racial harassments that resulted to threats and...

  • India and the Negro Question.
    Travers-Ball, Ian // America; 7/13/1963, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p44 

    The author presents his observation of the response of Indians to the discrimination of Blacks in the U.S. He admits that the Black struggle in the U.S. has interested Indians. He also explains that India has suffered in the hands of white that is why she sympathizes with Blacks receiving the...

  • New York revisits Plessy v. Ferguson without dissent.
    Maddox Jr., Alton H. // New York Amsterdam News; 7/5/2007, Vol. 98 Issue 28, p12 

    The article presents the author's comment on racial discrimination in the U.S. He condemned the way in which physical laborer Sam Hose was assaulted and killed. The author also criticized the U.S. society for their biased racial attitude by citing numerous examples where Black community were...

  • Rally Backs Six Louisiana Youths.
    Gewertz, Catherine // Education Week; 9/26/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p5 

    The article reports on nationwide demonstrations in support of six black teenagers charged with attempted murder based on the beating of a white classmate at Jena High School in Jena, Louisiana. Racial tension at the school increased after a 2006 incident in which white students were not charged...

  • Cop slams sentence cut.
    Gewertz, Catherine // Commercial Motor; 1/8/2004, Vol. 199 Issue 5061, p12 

    Deals with the reduced prison sentence given by Appeal Court Judge Sir Ian Kennedy on Damian Gaunt, managing director of Sheffield, England-based Bruce Transport Services over a case of racial harassment. Range of racial abuses on an employee ignored by Gaunt; Comments from Detective Constable...

  • Employers' Liability for Sexual and Racial Harassment: Developing the Reasonably Practicable Steps Defence.
    ROBERTS, PAULINE // Industrial Law Journal; Dec2001, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p388 

    The article explores two cases in Great Britain that illustrate how employers can develop reasonably practicable steps defence to a vicarious liability claim for sexual or racial harassment and how they can avoid direct liability for discrimination. It relates how an employer may be vicariously...

  • HE WAS TOO FAR.
    Logue, Matt // Rugby League Week; 6/16/2010, p3 

    The article reports on the revelation by the former player of Newcastle Knights rugby team, Robbie O'Davis that, former player of the team Timana Tahu was racially abused on a regular basis during the latter's six seasons in the team.

  • Appeals court upholds jury award to student who was harassed.
    Logue, Matt // American School & University Exclusive Insight; 12/6/2012, p1 

    The article reports on a New York appeals court ruling issued on the racial harassment case of Stissing Mountain High School student Anthony Zeno. Zeno received a jury award worth 1 million dollars after the court concluded that he endured continuous racist and violent treatment from fellow...

  • The Collective Community.
    Logue, Matt // Jackson Advocate; 1/6/2011, Vol. 73 Issue 12, p4A 

    The article focuses on the author's sympathy on the racial hatred, discrimination against African Americans, and the dividing line on racial matters in the U.S.

  • Class of Minorities.
    Kao Yang // 21st Century; Dec93, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p17 

    The author reflects on the treatment of minorities in American educational institutions. He asserts that the different treatment of minorities does not only happen in educational institution's setting, but within the entire community and every aspect of their lives. He stresses that minorities...

  • HR matter.
    Edwards, Gareth // Credit Management; Mar2012, p26 

    The article focuses on sexual and racial harassment in the workplace and the compensation given to the sufferers by the companies in Great Britain. As stated, the harassment could be from an employer or from a co-worker. It suggests that the problem should be eliminated with proper measures from...

  • Americus the Violent.
    Edwards, Gareth // Time; 8/6/1965, Vol. 86 Issue 6, p27 

    The article reports on the racial violence in Americus, Georgia. It states that 21-year-old white Andrew A. Whatley Jr, a drive-in movie projectionist, was shot and killed while stopping near the 250 African Americans who were holding an all-night vigil demanding the unconditional release of...

  • DO NEGROES HATE THEMSELVES?
    Edwards, Gareth // Ebony; Mar1949, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p52 

    The author reflects on race and color discrimination among African Americans. He states how African Americans blame their own race for not getting equality in job and even in social opportunities. He comments on African Americans' bad habits and behavior as well as their fight for equality that...

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