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Age Discrimination - Click here to view all posts
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  • Ex-Employee Claims Facebook Routinely Fires People Over 50
    Ex-Employee Claims Facebook Routinely Fires People Over 50 Worker alleges managers set him up to fail so they could terminate him Age discrimination cases often come with their own set of code words. ...
  • Is Age Discrimination Becoming an Epidemic?
    Is Age Discrimination Becoming an Epidemic? What all workers over 40 need to know Would you believe that nearly two-thirds of people from ages 45 to 74 said they had experienced or witnessed age ...
  • The Sometimes-Subtle Face of Age Bias
    The Sometimes-Subtle Face of Age Bias Over 40? Here’s what you need to know about age discrimination “You’re not a good fit with our culture.” “We need people with ...
Disability Discrimination - Click here to view all posts
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  • 3 Things That May Indicate a Hostile Work Environment
    3 Things That May Indicate a Hostile Work Environment What the law says about toxic workplaces Is being rude and abrasive at work against the law? In most cases, the answer is obviously no. There are ...
  • What to Do if You've Been Forced to Quit Your Job
    What to Do if You’ve Been Forced to Quit Your Job What you need to know about constructive discharge Many workers believe that they can’t sue their employers for discrimination or ...
  • When Favoritism is Discrimination in Disguise
    When Favoritism is Discrimination in Disguise In certain circumstances, playing favorites might be unlawful It can be frustrating to work for someone who plays favorites. You know you’re not ...
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  • Social Media Post Almost Sinks Disability Discrimination Suit
    Regular readers of this blog should know to be careful what they post on social media, especially with regard to their employers. One employee found this out the hard way, though he got lucky when a ...
  • The Rights of Independent Contractors
    The law provides certain benefits to employees, including the right to be free from unlawful discrimination and the ability to collect unemployment insurance benefits. Individuals who are classified ...
  • Race Discrimination Rejected in Appeals Court
    John Hithon, an African-American male, and former employee of a food plant, brought suit against his former employer alleging race discrimination. Hithon, who possessed 13 years of experience on the ...
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  • Can You Be Fired During Medical Leave?
    Can You Be Fired During Medical Leave? What you need to know about returning to work after FMLA leave Your surgery was a success and you’ve completed rehabilitation. Your doctor has cleared you ...
  • When Taking Medical Leave is a Career Killer
    When Taking Medical Leave is a Career Killer How to tell if you’ve been a victim of FMLA retaliation Imagine that you return to work after medical leave only to find that your job isn’t ...
  • When Your Boss Disagrees With Your Doctor
    When Your Boss Disagrees With Your Doctor Fast-food worker says boss made her flush her medication Employees on medical leave who are directed to return to work or be fired … Staffers who are ...
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  • Company Violations in the Holiday Season
    When the holidays are in full force, it is not uncommon for businesses to get swamped with customers. No matter what product or service you offer, you can probably expect an influx of customer ...
Gender Discrimination - Click here to view all posts
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Genetic Discrimination - Click here to view all posts
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  • Company Violations in the Holiday Season
    When the holidays are in full force, it is not uncommon for businesses to get swamped with customers. No matter what product or service you offer, you can probably expect an influx of customer ...
Hostile Work Environment - Click here to view all posts
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National Origin Discrimination - Click here to view all posts
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Pregnancy Discrimination - Click here to view all posts
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Racial Discrimination - Click here to view all posts
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Religious Discrimination - Click here to view all posts
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  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
    Harassment in the workplace 20 years after Faragher THOMSON REUTERS By Davida S. Perry, Esq., and Brian Heller, Esq., Schwartz Perry & Heller Sexual harassment continues to thrive in the ...
  • Is Flirting at the Office Unlawful?
    Is Flirting at the Office Unlawful? How to know if it’s harmless or if it’s harassment Your new coworker is outgoing, friendly, talkative … and apparently, a flirt. He unabashedly ...
  • Sexual Harassment in the News
    We at Schwartz Perry & Heller are pleased to see the outpouring of support for the victims of Harvey Weinstein. This controversy sheds a light on the difficulties faced by all victims of sexual ...
Sexual Orientation Discrimination - Click here to view all posts
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