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SUPREME COURT REVIVES UPS PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT

On March 25, 2015 the United States Supreme Court vacated the decision of the lower court, sending a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit back to that court for trial. The decision will Read More

NEW BAR EXCLUSIVELY HIRES WAITERS OVER THE AGE OF 50

A new bar in Barcelona, Entrepanes Díaz, has made headlines for only hiring waiters over the age of 50. The move is an unusual one for a business in the Read More

WHAT PROTECTIONS DO TRANSGENDER INDIVIDUALS HAVE IN THE WORKPLACE?

A recent lawsuit and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) complaint have caused the Justice Department to clarify the stance of the federal government on gender identity discrimination in the workplace. Leyth Read More

EEOC SAYS SARA LEE (THE COMPANY) DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BLACK EMPLOYEES

On February 9th, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that food company Sara Lee discriminated against black employees at a facility in Paris, Texas. According to the Commission’s findings, Read More

RUBY TUESDAY ACCUSED OF GENDER DISCRIMINATION TOWARDS MEN

A current civil rights lawsuit demonstrates that victims of gender discrimination are not always women. Male employees who worked for Ruby Tuesday have sued the restaurant chain for excluding them Read More

SUPREME COURT TACKLES PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION

On December 3rd, 2014, the Supreme Court heard a pregnancy discrimination case that will help define the requirements of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978. The case was brought forward Read More

NEW YORK CITY LAW PROHIBITS UNEMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION

If you are unemployed, you may worry about whether your work status will negatively impact your job search. You should know that in New York City, employers are prohibited from Read More

A CULTURE OF AGE DISCRIMINATION IN THE TECH SECTOR

In recent years, young CEOs like Mark Zuckerberg have created an increasingly youth-centered culture in the tech sector. At an event at Stanford in 2007, Zuckerberg made statements such as, Read More

CAN A MUSLIM WOMAN WEARING A HIJAB BE DENIED EMPLOYMENT?

On October 2, 2014 the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari to hear the EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc.. The case involved a Muslim woman who applied for a Read More

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