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New Supreme Court ruling again emphasizes that filing EEOC charge is not a jurisdictional prerequisite to bringing a Title VII claim in federal court.

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Unfortunately, for this public school employer, it’s “good deed” does not go unpunished, as evidenced by an employee’s civil rights claims brought in federal court.

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Court allows class action case to proceed against Ford Motor over claim that company’s online job portal is too difficult for applicants with disabilities to navigate.

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Rumor-based sexual harassment claim draws attention in the form of nearly 50 amicus curiae briefs from across the country. This post explains why. 

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Uninformed employer decisions in whistleblower actions among the most treacherous and difficult to defend in court.

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Remaining flexible on religious accommodations could help employers stay off the naughty list with Michigan’s courts.

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EEOC and Justice Department locked in clash of titans battle over discrimination protections for LGBTQ employees.

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To avoid legal quagmires, employers must understand the differences between federal and Michigan law regarding employees claiming disabilities.

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In a real game changer for employers and employees, a recent federal court ruling disavows application of the tender back rule to employment cases under Title VII and the Equal Pay Act.

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State Civil Rights Commission expands scope to include sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination claims while U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of baker in much-anticipated freedom of religion/expression case.

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Appellate court rules Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects transgender employees from discrimination by employers in the workplace.

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Appellate court forced to follow old precedent under Michigan wage law calls for conflict panel to re-examine that ruling.

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Scheduling changes based on employer’s legitimate staffing concerns during upcoming leave of absence violated federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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

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