Indiana fans of "American Idol" may have heard that 10 black former contestants filed suit against the show. They claim race discrimination in the lawsuit, the filing of which coincided with the 13th season of the talent show. All of the plaintiffs had been disqualified from the contest over the six seasons prior to the filing for reasons other than their singing, including one plaintiff's alleged criminal history.
Abercrombie & Fitch has not made it a secret that the company prefers a particular type of clientele. That same attitude seems to have spilled over into their business practices as well. The clothing company is being accused of employment discrimination. Information from prior employees of the company confirms that several such cases have occurred nationwide, including Indiana.
If you've ever looked for a job in a newspaper or on a popular job-search website, chances are you've seen a posting for an internship. And while you may have been tempted by the job description-perhaps it sounded like your dream job-you were probably disappointed by the fact that it was an unpaid internship.
As the cost of living continues to rise across the nation, many people-including those here in Indiana-are finding it harder and harder to support themselves. Because despite the fact that companies are finally starting to rebound after the recession, wages continue to flounder.