Facebook Paying Millions in fines To Eligible EEO Victims To Resolve Discrimination Allegations


WASHINGTON (October 19, 2021) — Facebook is paying a $4.75 million fine and up to $9.5 million to eligible victims to resolve the Justice Department’s allegations that it discriminated against U.S. workers in favor of foreigners with special visas to fill high-paying jobs. Facebook also agreed in the settlement announced…

10 Year Old Disabled Student Handcuffed, Arrested And Interrogated For A “Run-of-the-mill” Dispute Between Children


HONOLULU (October 19, 2021) — Honolulu police officers and officials with Hawaii’s public school system discriminated against a disabled Black child by handcuffing, arresting and interrogating the 10-year-old girl for a “run-of-the-mill” dispute between children, the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii said. The ACLU sent a letter Monday to…

Executive Airplane With 21 Passengers Crashed Leaving 1 Hurt 1 Near Texas Runway


BROOKSHIRE, Texas (October 19, 2021) — No one was killed or seriously injured when an airplane bound for Boston ran off a runway and burned near Houston, according to authorities. The Federal Aviation Administration said the McDonnell Douglas MD-87 was carrying 21 people when it rolled through a fence and…

Washington State Sheriff Charged With Two Misdemeanor Criminal Charges Involving A Confrontation in January


TACOMA, Wash. (October 19, 2021) — The Washington state attorney general on Tuesday filed two misdemeanor criminal charges against a county sheriff stemming from his confrontation with a Black newspaper carrier in January. Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer faces one count of false reporting and one count of making a…