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  • UPDATE 1-U.S. agency sues UPS for religious discrimination Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | 12:37 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 15- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued United Parcel Service Inc, accusing the world's largest package delivery company of discriminating against male employees who wore beards or long hair because of their religion. The lawsuit was filed 1-1/ 2 months after the U.S. Supreme Court revived a discrimination lawsuit against...

  • July 14- A Wal-Mart Stores Inc employee sued the retailer on Tuesday, saying its prior policy of denying health insurance to the spouses of gay employees violated gender discrimination laws. Wal-Mart, the largest private U.S. employer, began offering health insurance benefits to same-sex spouses last year, after the U.S. Supreme Court in 2013 struck down part of...

  • July 14- A Wal-Mart Stores Inc employee sued the retailer on Tuesday, saying its prior policy of denying health insurance benefits to the spouses of gay employees violated gender discrimination laws. Wal-Mart, the largest private U.S. employer, began offering health insurance benefits to same-sex spouses last year, after the Supreme Court in 2013 struck down...

  • Stop fighting it. Obamacare is here to stay Friday, 10 Jul 2015 | 12:39 PM ET
    Supporters of the Affordable Care Act celebrate as the opinion for health care is reported outside the Supreme Court in Washington, June 25, 2015.

    The Supreme Court ruled on Obamacare. Now, all the states need to fall in line, three House Dems say.

  • After marriage equality, how about the workplace? Tuesday, 7 Jul 2015 | 2:34 PM ET
    Workplace equality

    Let's harness the momentum of the gay-marriage ruling to build an inclusive business climate for everyone, says Justin Nelson.

  • Senator calls for a crackdown on 'dark money' Monday, 6 Jul 2015 | 1:11 PM ET
    Money Politics Government

    If Congress won't get tough on "dark money" in elections, President Obama should, says Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse.

  • Gay marriage doesn't break religious rules: Rabbis Friday, 3 Jul 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Stuart Gaffney (L) and John Lewis, plaintiffs in the 2008 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) case, celebrate while traveling along Market Street during the annual Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco, California on June 28, 2015.

    Some religious leaders said the Supreme Court’s decision for gay marriage violates the rules of traditional religion. Not true, these rabbis say.

  • I reject Bobby Jindal's views on gay rights: CEO Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | 12:45 PM ET
    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal.

    This CEO rejects Gov. Bobby Jindal's views on gay rights—and his allegations of a liberal conspiracy in Corporate America.

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 1- Fresh from another Supreme Court validation of his landmark healthcare law, President Barack Obama visited healthcare hub Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday to push state governments to expand the Medicaid health program for the poor. Without expansion, 6.9 million low-income Americans, including 292,000 in Tennessee, will not get...

  • Supreme Court ruling against a federal regulation aimed at cutting air pollution from power plants will limit growth for Cabot Corp and Calgon Carbon Corp, which make activated carbon used to curb mercury emissions. The tiny $80 million market for activated carbon could have shot up to $300 million- $350 million by 2017, analysts had said.

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 1- Fresh from another Supreme Court validation of his landmark healthcare law, President Barack Obama visited healthcare hub Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday to push state governments to expand the Medicaid health program for the poor. Without expansion, 6.9 million low-income Americans will not get Medicaid assistance, said the...

  • Gay marriage: A sad day for America? Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 1:02 PM ET
    Stuart Gaffney (L) and John Lewis, plaintiffs in the 2008 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) case, celebrate while traveling along Market Street during the annual Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco, California on June 28, 2015.

    Though some called the Supreme Court's ruling on marriage equality a sad day for America, this writer can think of plenty of sadder days.

  • Let's make Obamacare better for business Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 12:10 PM ET
    Supporters of the Affordable Care Act celebrate after the Supreme Court up held the law, in Washington June 25, 2015.

    The Supreme Court affirmed Obamacare. Again. Here are ways to make it better for business, one attorney says.

  • Will Obama head to Cuba? Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 11:15 AM ET
    Will Obama head to Cuba?

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on the latest statements made by President Obama regarding diplomatic relations with Cuba.

  • Colleges brace as top court weighs race in admissions Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 10:35 AM ET
    The U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington.

    After SCOTUS said it would revisit an affirmative action case, colleges expressed concerns about the potential costs of replacing diversity programs.

  • Corporate America has more to do on LGBT equality Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 | 1:04 PM ET
    Businesswoman with rainbow-patterned top

    Corporate America has made progress on inclusiveness, but there's more to do before workforce equality is a reality, says Kent Harvey.

  • WASHINGTON, June 30- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to take up a case that could weaken public sector unions, a challenge by 10 nonunion public school teachers who say California's requirement that they pay the equivalent of union dues violates their free speech rights. Unions, including the California Teachers Association, had urged the court not to...

  • Top court takes up case on public sector union dues Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 | 11:18 AM ET
    The U.S. Supreme Court

    The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to take up a case that could weaken public sector unions.

  • Eliminating the race-wealth gap: Ex-NFL star Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 | 11:12 AM ET
    Jack Brewer of the New York Giants in December, 2004

    To solve the race and wealth gap, the country must focus on "fair capitalism," says former NFL safety Jack Brewer.

  • WASHINGTON, June 30- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to take up a case that could weaken public sector unions, a challenge by 10 non-union public school teachers who say California's requirement that they pay the equivalent of union dues violates their free speech rights. Teacher unions, including the California Teachers Association, urged the court...