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A look at North Carolina’s law on restrooms, discrimination

North Carolina's new law limiting discrimination claims was approved in a special legislative session and signed by Gov. Pat McCrory later the same day to prevent a Charlotte City Council anti-discrimination ordinance from taking effect this Friday.

Female voters talk congressional maps, controversial bill

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear met Monday to discuss multiple voting topics.

Equality groups to file discrimination lawsuit against House Bill 2

The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of North Carolina, Lambda Legal, and Equality NC will hold a press conference tomorrow to announce the filing of a federal lawsuit challenging House Bill 2.

Durham assistant police chief sues city

Durham Assistant Police Chief Winslow Forbes is suing the city and Police Chief Jose Lopez, alleging civil rights violations.

ONLY ON 3: Former Wave Transit worker says she was fired for blowing whistle...

videoMachell Huene says she is afraid to list Wave Transit on her resumé. She is afraid of retaliation after she says she tried to report injustices at her job, then got fired. Now, with nothing to lose, she is taking a stand and fighting back.

Judge orders UNCW to promote Adams & pay $50,000 in back pay

videoA federal judge has ordered UNCW to promote an associate professor and give him $50,000 in back pay. The ruling comes after a federal jury found the university discriminated against Mike Adams due to his religious and political views.

US DOJ to sue North Carolina over voter law

video US Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department will sue the state for alleged racial discrimination in a new, stricter voting law. Holder says by restricting access and ease of voter participation, this new law would shrink, rather then expand access to voting.

NHRMC denies wrongdoing, settles discrimination suit

New Hanover Regional Medical Center will pay $146,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) according to a release on the agency's website. The EEOC had charged that the hospital violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by prohibiting applicants and employees from working if they were taking legally prescribed narcotic medications.

Warren won’t talk about EEOC claim; discrimination law excludes elected officials

No comment today from Brunswick County Commissioner Charles Warren after he filed a discrimination claim against the county for "race" and "retaliation."

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