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Is Walmart Discriminating Against Pregnant Employees?

Walmart to answer pregnancy discrimination suit file by two employees. Recently two Walmart employees, Talisa Borders and Otisha Woolbright, filed a lawsuit in Illinois Federal Court, accusing the conglomerate retailer of Read More

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR FILES RACIAL DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT AGAINST FEDERAL SUBCONTRACTOR

This past year, the U.S. Department of Labor filed a discrimination lawsuit against a Baltimore staffing agency (WMS) that provides asbestos removal and demolition workers for federal contractors. At the Read More

NY Metal Company sued for Racial Discrimination

Endless Racial Remarks reported to the EEOC Buffalo, NY – Frontier Hot-Dip Galvanizind a lawsuit alleging a hostile work environment on the basis of race. The metal coating company denies the Read More

NJ Employee allege Retaliation for Whistleblowing

City Worker fights for Fair Wages New Jersey – A male employee, Patrick “PJ” Leonard, working for the city of Bayonne, NJ has filed a lawsuit in Hudson County Superior Court Read More

Red Lobster to pay $160,000 to settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Red Lobster Restaurants LLC has agreed to pay $160,000 and provide a significant amount of equitable relief to resolve a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Read More

Pentagon: 20,300 Service Members were Sexually Assaulted or Harassed in 2014

The Pentagon recently reported that there were an estimated 20,300 instances of unwelcome sexual conduct among 1.3 million active service members in 2014. Among these instances, 65% occurred on a Read More

US Labor Department updated Sex Discrimination Regulations for the First Time in 40 Years.

Women make up over 50 percent of the population in the United States and are a significant part of the workforce. Yet, discrimination based on gender (sex discrimination) remains prevalent. Read More

Appeals Court holds that isolated Incidents of Harassment can be sufficient for Hostile Work Environment Lawsuit

For a very long time, the 4th Circuit had set a very high standard holding that a hostile work environment claim cannot survive unless it was pervasive and on-going. This Read More

New York City Makes Caregivers a Protected Class

On January 5, 2016, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law legislation prohibiting employment discrimination based on an individual’s actual or perceived status as a caregiver. A “caregiver” Read More

Gender-based Discrimination Poll in Politics

Hillary Clinton promotes the Woman Card Donald Trump recently gave a speech that included degrading remarks against his competitor’s, Hillary Clinton, presidential campaign. Trump alleged that Hillary’s primary focus in her Read More

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