A Florida gentlemen's club -- Bliss Caberet in Clearwater -- is being sued by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in a suit that alleges that the club's owner maintains racially discriminatory practices. After a black bartender was hired, according to the suit, club owner Micha ... More >>
We know the city fathers and mothers of Palm Beach Gardens are licking their chops at the prospect of luring the Houston Astros to set up a new spring training facility in their burg. We know there may be as much as $100 million in public funds going into the deal. And we know that someone, somewher ... More >>
Rand Hoch, the president of the Palm Beach Human Rights Council, doesn't waste words summing up what's been happening in Boca Raton recently: "Boca is just being anti-gay," he tells New Times.Over the last six months, the city has been locked up with activists over a number of issues involving the r ... More >>
Late last year, a Deerfield Beach High School teacher named Juliet Hibbs was hurled into the international spotlight when a set of parents accused her of encouraging their daughter to become a lesbian. Soon, her name materialized in the Huffington Post, the U.K.'s Daily Mail, and the National Examin ... More >>
Wyatt Duvall worked as a home delivery man for the Sun-Sentinel between April 2006 and October 2010. The business wasn't new to him: when the Boca Raton resident had pulled stints hauling dead trees throughout his life, including runs in California, his native-Kentucky, and at the now-shuttered Boca ... More >>
Town of Palm Beach police officer Artemis Saridakis has filed a gender discrimination and harassment lawsuit. Turns out the 27-year-old Saridakis models swimsuits and other sexy outfits, reports Gossip Extra. As it is with these kinds of things, Saridakis claims in her suit that her supervisor, C ... More >>
A controversial shakeup at Pine Crest School, detailed in this week's feature, started shortly after Hank Battle took the helm as president in January of this year. Teachers were leaving, and those who remained were worried for their jobs. Battle dispatched his deputy, David Bowman, to inform som ... More >>
adventistinfo.org.ukCan you sue your employer for not respecting the Black Sabbath?The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against a Jewish nursing home in Boca Raton for allegedly attempting to force a Seventh-day Adventist to work on the Sabbath.The EEOC says it has ... More >>
Dania Beach still struggles to find racial harmony
A gay Hollywood cop says he was abused by South Florida's most battered police department
Le Shrimp Missile
A Broward dentist saved hundreds of rabbits and became a national celebrity. Why do so many people fear him?
A travel agency employee in America's gay vacation mecca complains of homophobia
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is tough on mail fraud -- and, some say, even tougher on its black female agents
Letters for May 3, 2001
Welcome to Broward's juvenile detention center, where inmates are wild, toilets are clogged, and employees are grousing
When Robert Rodriguez decided to turn whistleblower and raise a stink about abuses in his federal workplace, he became public enemy number one
Leon Hendricks is suing his former employer, fast-food giant Pepsico, for racism. He has the EEOC on his side.
When workers went with the union, Kitchens of the Oceans left town. Now the Haitian workers say the union has also abandoned them.
Fired from a posh Boca beach club for her buzz cut, champion lifeguard Christine Leduc-McCrady is suing the owner, Huizenga Holdings
From the beach to city hall, Fort Lauderdale puts women and minorities in their place, says an affirmative action specialist who was fired after speaking up
The Palm Beach County school police force is charged with protecting schoolchildren, not endangering its female officers
For years private detective Virginia Snyder has accused the Delray Beach police of corruption. Now she's taking them to court.