Tag Archives: Discriminate

Fergus Wilson is running out of protected characteristics to discriminate against.

My apologies for the link to the Daily Mail, but it appears that Fergus Wilson is at it again. For newcomers, Wilson has a considerable history of being a Very Bad Private Landlord. For example, losing to the Equalities and … Continue reading

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Freedom to Discriminate: Assessing the Lawfulness and Utility of Biased Broadband Networks

Hello All:You might have an interest in a deep dive on broadand zero rating: http://www.jetlaw.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/2_Frieden-Article_Final.pdf.Here's the abstract:This Article assesses the potential for harm to broadband consumers and competitors when Internet service providers (ISPs) tier service by combining so-called “unlimited usage” with … Continue reading

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Companies Accused of Using Facebook to Discriminate Against Older Workers

A class action lawsuit was recently filed in federal court in San Francisco on behalf of the Communications Workers of America and its members, as well as any and all Facebook users who are 40 years of age or older. … Continue reading

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Equal Access Except For Atheists?: Schools Must Not Discriminate Against Non-Religious Students

Back in 1984, Religious Right groups lobbied Congress in full force to pass a bill ensuring that Christian student clubs and organizations would be free to meet on public school campuses. They succeeded in making the Equal Access Act the … Continue reading

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Can Massachusetts Employers Discriminate Using Credit Report?

No, but do they? Massachusetts bankruptcy clients ask us this question all time. In a case filed by the federal credit report will come into sharper focus. Some states have banned using credit reports in hiring. Others have allowed their … Continue reading

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