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Idaho Civil Rights Investigator Honored for Accomplishments in Preventing Bullying, Suicide

Carmen Stanger, an investigator with the Idaho Commission on Human Rights, was honored with a 2015 Idaho’s Hometown Hero Medal in October for her inspired work in preventing bullying and suicide. 582 more words

Idaho Department Of Labor

Willing to Work? Mental Health in the Workplace

Despite the growing number of campaigns drawing attention to mental illness, there are still stigmas surrounding mental health in the workplace. A growing concern for sufferers of mental illness is whether they should inform their employer that they suffer from a condition. 544 more words


Forcing Jewish hair stylist to take Saturdays off is grounds for rights complaint: Quebec commission

Quebec’s Human Rights Commission has decided there is sufficient evidence to support a complaint by a Jewish hairstylist who claims his employer, the owner of a Snowdon beauty salon who is also Jewish, discriminated against him on the basis of his religion by not letting him work on Saturdays. 715 more words


Australian Visa cancellations under section 501

The Australian Human Rights Commission explains how visas can be cancelled under section 501 of Australia’s Migration Act.

The five broad categories under which visas can be refused or cancelled: 2,100 more words


Should targeted crimes against police bring "hate crime" enhancements? Red Wing reconsiders

By Javed Basu-Kesselman
Associate Editor, Vol. 21

The city council of Red Wing, Minnesota voted on Monday, October 12 to revisit a previous hate crime resolution. 503 more words

Current Events

Futile fulmination on Slater hate

I posted Slater: “The only solution is to kill them…” on Thursday and that was well discussed here. I think it was a stupid thing of Cameron Slater to post but pretty much par for the Whale Oil course. 372 more words

The Standard

Sobeys appeals human rights decision made in Nova Scotia

HALIFAX – Sobeys is appealing a human rights decision against the grocery store chain in Nova Scotia.

Last week, a board of inquiry with the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission found that staff at a Halifax-area Sobeys racially discriminated against a customer after falsely accusing her of shoplifting. 134 more words