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Lower East Side »

Doughnut Plant Demoted Employee Because She Was Pregnant, Lawsuit Says

Mekhala Sofsky claims the bakery discriminated against her when she was pregnant with her daughter.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Landlord Refuses to Move Man With PTSD and AIDS to Quieter Studio: Lawsuit

The state's Division of Human Rights sued on behalf of Phil Harris.

Bed-Stuy »

'No Hoodies Allowed' Signs Appear in Bed-Stuy Businesses

The neighborhood is the latest in the city where businesses have posted the controversial signs.

Fort Greene »

'No Hoodies Allowed' Signs Pop Up on Myrtle Avenue in Fort Greene

Business owners say the signs prevent burglaries and shoplifting but others say they are discriminatory.

Central Harlem »

No Hoodies Allowed in Harlem Businesses, Signs Warn

The sign says "Do not enter with hoodie or mask. If so you are now trespassing."

Civic Center »

City Agrees to Pay $98M to Settle FDNY Bias Lawsuit

A group of black firefighters and the Justice Department accused the FDNY of discriminatory hiring.

Sunnyside »

Mayor de Blasio Marches in LGBT-Friendly St. Pat's for All Parade

The mayor marched in the Sunnyside event, but plans to skip the Manhattan parade later this month.

Midtown »

Ad Firm Worker With NRA Card Accused of Sending Threatening Package to CEO

Brooklyn resident Joy Noel is suing Interpublic Group, saying it falsely blamed her for the package.

New York City »

Security Firm Sues 2 Ex-Top NYPD Officials With Close Ties to Ray Kelly

Two former top NYPD officials tarnished the reputation of a private security firm, a new lawsuit charges.

Bushwick »

Costume Shop 'Too Sexual' for Hasidic Landlord Denied Lease, Owner Says

The owner of Klawtex said she was denied a lease in the Loom collective for selling suggestive items.

Times Square & Theater District »

Times Square Club Fined $20K for Barring Non-Korean Patrons

Circle NYC must pay the state and also fork over additional restitution to the victims.

Jackson Heights »

Residents Rally Against Alleged Transgender Hiring Discrimination

The rally stopped at stores that allegedly discriminated against transgender residents.

New York City »

Test Program to Hail a Cab By App Gets Green Light From Manhattan Judge

Judge Carol Huff smacked down a lawsuit claiming the TLC lacked power to institute the "ehail" pilot.

Flatiron »

Black Patrons Forced To Buy $320 Booze to Enter Flatiron Bar, Lawsuit Says

The rooftop lounge at 230 Fifth is accused of discriminating against black club-goers.

New York City »

City Council Bars Employers From Discriminating Against the Unemployed

Job ads can no longer include restrictions saying only the already-employed need apply.