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Showing 6 posts in Employment Discrimination.

Appellate Court's LGBT Ruling Sets Stage for Supreme Court Review

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Federal appellate court's ruling that Title VII prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation sets stage for showdown in U.S. Supreme Court. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Title VII

Same-Actor Defense Panned by Appellate Court in Direct Evidence of Stereotyping Case

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Appellate court reverses lower court ruling based on same-actor defense in employment case involving direct evidence of discrimination. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability

EEOC Addresses Transgender Employee Bathroom Rights

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The EEOC has issued a new Fact Sheet addressing bathroom access rights for transgender employees. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Title VII

EEOC Publishes Guidance for Employers

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Check out the EEOC's new quick-read pamphlet for employers that provides helpful information and links to important Internet content. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Human Resources

Diversity in the Workplace and Specific Job Classifications Matter

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Human resources must consider diversity within job classifications to help deter potential sex discrimination liability. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Diversity, Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability, Human Resources

Sixth Circuit FMLA Opinion Favors Employer!

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Pregnant employee refusing FMLA leave can be subject to discharge under the right circumstances. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Employment Discrimination, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
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