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50th Anniversary Of The Civil Rights Act Of 1964 Celebrated by NASA
2014-07-03 03:27:10

[ Watch The Video: NASA Administrator Charles Bolden On 50th Anniversary Of The Civil Rights Act Of 1964 ] NASA “To enforce the constitutional right to vote…to provide injunctive relief against discrimination in public accommodations…to protect constitutional rights in public facilities and public education…to extend the Commission on Civil Rights…to prevent discrimination in federally assisted programs…to establish a Commission on Equal Employment Opportunity, and for...

2014-03-12 23:30:16

New York Law Firm Kaplan Lawyers PC Calls Amendment to NYC’s Human Rights Law “Long Overdue” New York, NY (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Richard Sabatino, executive director for New York law firm Kaplan Lawyers PC, commented today on the Pregnant Worker’s Fairness Act, which became law on January 30, 2014. Kaplan Lawyers PC is a New York law firm focusing on workers’ compensation and personal injury law. Kaplan’s executive director, Richard Sabatino, commented today on how passage of...

2013-10-15 23:35:57

Isaac Irizarry a paraplegic confined to his wheelchair has sued The Michaels Organization and its group of companies. The suit alleges federal housing discrimination claims and negligence in failing to properly manage and maintain the housing unit where Isaac rented from The Michaels Organization. Bakersfield, California (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Attorney Alex Galindo with the law offices of Curd, Galindo & Smith, L.L.P. has filed a federal housing discrimination claim against The...

2011-07-15 00:00:36

The Coalition For Change, Inc. (C4C) comments on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's recent findings on the increase of federal job discrimination complaints. The civil rights group calls for President Obama to send a firm and unequivocal statement on the issue of racial discrimination in the federal sector----that it will not be tolerated and that managers will be held accountable. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 A recently released report on the Federal workforce by the...

2011-07-14 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announces that in furtherance of its obligations as a federal agency under Executive Order 13166 and the renewed commitment by the Attorney General to facilitate language access for limited English proficiency persons, Chairman Martin R. Castro will hold a press conference in Chicago to discuss increasing access to the Commission. Chairman Castro will also discuss recent Commission activities. The...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.