Category: Civil Rights

Cocktails for a Cause

Cocktails for a Cause Join us for a fun and festive holiday event, Cocktails for a Cause, on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Barnes & Thornburg. Tickets are $30 to commemorate Horizon House’s 30th Anniversary. All proceeds support our work of “Providing Help, Inspiring Hope and Finding Home” for our neighbors experiencing homelessness [..]

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Victims Silenced by Loopholes in Workplace Harassment

  Thousands of employers across the nation are sneaking a loophole into employment contracts called “forced,” “binding” or “mandatory arbitration.” This fine print prevents employees from suing companies in court for discrimination, sexual harassment and even assault, then prohibits victims from speaking publicly about their ordeals. Meanwhile, the federal government looks the other way . [..]

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2017 The Year of Reversal for Attacks on America’s Civil Justice System

Thousands of employers across the nation are sneaking a loophole into employment contracts called “forced,” “binding” or “mandatory arbitration.” This fine print prevents employees from suing companies in court for discrimination, sexual harassment and even assault, then prohibits victims from speaking publicly about their ordeals. Meanwhile, the federal government looks the other way .   [..]

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