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Jun 11, 2014, 13:11 ET

Pittsburgh Physician Appointed to Human Relations Commission

Chairman Gerald S. Robinson today announced the appointment of Dr. Radheshyam M. Agrawal, MD, to the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission....

Apr 07, 2014, 13:36 ET

PA Human Relations Commission Teaming Up with Bike & Build to Stress Importance of Fair and Affordable Housing

In recognition of April as National Fair Housing Month, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission is teaming up with Bike & Build to educate...

Mar 05, 2014, 13:42 ET

PA Human Relations Commission Receives $227,000 HUD Grant to Promote Fair Housing in Southeast and Central PA

 Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Chairman Gerry Robinson announced today that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's...

Feb 26, 2014, 15:00 ET

PA Human Relations Commission Orders Fast Food Franchisee to Pay $7,591 for Age Discrimination

The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission today ordered Paksh LLC, of Hagerstown, Md., to pay more than $7,591 to Sharon L. Emmons, of...

Dec 17, 2013, 15:15 ET

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Orders Harrisburg Fast-Food Business to Pay Former Cook More than $21,879 for Disability Discrimination

The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission today ordered CL&J Incorporated, owner of Popeye's Famous Fried Chicken & Biscuits, located in...

Nov 27, 2013, 15:30 ET

Human Relations Commission Orders Montgomery County-Based Ambulance Service to Pay $13,117 for Sexual Harassment, Retaliation

The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission ordered Penn Health Ambulance of Huntington Valley, Montgomery County to pay Asma Zarash of...

Oct 01, 2013, 15:15 ET

Pennsylvania Continues to Take Discrimination Complaints During Federal Shutdown

The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission will continue to accept and investigate employment discrimination complaints on behalf of the Equal...

Jun 26, 2013, 13:52 ET

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Orders Philadelphia Staffing Agency to Pay $1,573 for National Origin Discrimination

 The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission ordered K-12 Staffing of Philadelphia to pay Paul Musumba, also of Philadelphia, for...

Jun 17, 2013, 11:38 ET

New Mediation Program to Resolve Employment Discrimination Disputes Faster, Save Time and Money for All Parties

 The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission today launched a mediation program to resolve employment discrimination complaints within a short...

May 23, 2013, 14:00 ET

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Announces Montgomery County Civil Rights Award Winners

The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission joined its Montgomery County Advisory Council today in recognizing area residents who have made notable...

May 17, 2013, 11:52 ET

PA Supreme Court Denies Appeal in $700,000 Predatory Lending Order Against Bala Cynwyd Lender

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has denied review of a $700,000 predatory lending order against Girard Finance Company of Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery...

May 13, 2013, 09:50 ET

Philadelphia Minority Homebuyers to Receive $3.2 Million in Wells Fargo Predatory Lending Settlement

 The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission and U.S. Department of Justice have notified more than 1,000 Philadelphia borrowers who qualify to...

May 10, 2013, 10:47 ET

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Issues Statement on Death of Former Governor Leader

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Chairman Gerry Robinson issued the following statement on the death of former Governor George M....

Mar 01, 2013, 09:56 ET

PHRC Chairman Gerry Robinson Joins NFL's Marques Colston to Highlight the Importance of Literacy, Equal Educational Opportunity

 Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Chairman Gerry Robinson read to students at Camp Curtin Elementary School in Harrisburg today as part...

Feb 15, 2013, 11:45 ET

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Invites Nominations for Montgomery County Civil Rights Awards

 The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission invites nominations of Montgomery County residents who have been influential in advancing civil...

Nov 30, 2012, 15:13 ET

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Responds to Reading School Board Criticism, Announces Resignation of Commissioner

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission today issued the following statement addressing a Reading School Board member's claims of bias and...

Jul 12, 2012, 12:00 ET

More Than 1,000 Philadelphia-Area African-American Homebuyers to Receive Payout in $125 Million Wells Fargo Predatory Lending Settlement

Settlement Resolves Pa. Investigation; Sets Aside $2 Million for City Residents  The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission announced...

Jul 02, 2012, 10:43 ET

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Orders Child Welfare Agency to Pay Former Employee More Than $40,000 for Race Discrimination

The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission has ordered Concern Professional Services, of Fleetwood, Berks County, to pay former employee Ezekiel...

May 24, 2012, 14:30 ET

State Civil Rights Commission Recognizes Montgomery County, State Leaders

The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission today announced the winners of the commission's Montgomery County Advisory Council Joseph X....

Jan 26, 2012, 12:29 ET

PA Human Relations Commission Orders Harrisburg Construction Firm to Pay Perry County Man $33,710 for Disability Discrimination

The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission ordered Gary Deimler & Sons Construction of Harrisburg to pay former employee Larry Moyer Jr., of...