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Civil Rights

Mar. 1, 2024

Hindu group pauses religious bias claim against state

The decision came after the judge hearing a caste discrimination case against Cisco Systems agreed to remove mentions of Hinduism from the complaint.

Parties in a federal lawsuit in Sacramento that accuses the state civil rights department of religious discrimination by mentioning Hinduism in a workplace discrimination dispute over caste agreed to pause their proceedings for 60 days.

The agreement followed a decision by Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Amber Rosen, who is overseeing a lawsuit against Cisco Systems Inc., that the state Department of Civil Rights need not mention ...

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