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  • SEXUAL HARASSEMENT IN NEW YORK CITY ON THE FIRST DAY OF A NEW JOB
    SEXUAL HARASSEMENT IN NEW YORK CITY ON THE FIRST DAY OF A NEW JOB

    Hope Dendy, a New York City resident, is suing the City for sexual harassment by her boss, a longtime parks supervisor. She began working for the Parks Department under a job training program designed ...

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  • COMPLAINTS OF AGE DISCRIMINATION INCREASING
    COMPLAINTS OF AGE DISCRIMINATION INCREASING

    In this period of a recession, age discrimination complaints increased by 33% according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Older workers are finding it more difficult to be hiredor ...

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  • AS THE RECESSION LINGERS, AGE DISCRIMINATION RUNS RAMPANT IN THE WORKFORCE
    AS THE RECESSION LINGERS, AGE DISCRIMINATION RUNS RAMPANT IN THE WORKFORCE

    Age discrimination is one of the most prevalent forms of discrimination in today's workforce. As the recession drags on, older workers are the most at-risk demographic for being laid off or fired. ...

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  • EEOC SETTLES SEX AND RACE DISCRIMINATION CLAIM
    EEOC SETTLES SEX AND RACE DISCRIMINATION CLAIM

    This past week, after six years of various lawsuits regarding employment discrimination at the hand of Atlanta homebuilder John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods Inc, the remaining victims of the ...

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  • WALMART AND NOVARTIS CASES WILL MOTIVATE VICTIMS OF DISCRIMINATION TO SPEAK OUT
    WALMART AND NOVARTIS CASES WILL MOTIVATE VICTIMS OF DISCRIMINATION TO SPEAK OUT

    The over $250 million award to the victims of gender discrimination in the case against Novartis has brought national attention to the multiple types of gender bias in the workplace. The plaintiffs ...

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  • WAL-MART'S LONG HISTORY OF EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION LITIGATION
    WAL-MART'S LONG HISTORY OF EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION LITIGATION

    Wal-Mart retained a law firm to investigate its liability if a sexual discrimination suit were to be filed against them. When the firm finished, they found that there were vast differences between ...

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