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Blog Posts in August, 2014

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  • Toyota Hit With Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit
    Toyota Hit With Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

    Often employees who have been subject to sexual harassment in the workplace are terrified about filing a complaint because they fear that they will lose their job. That is the very reason why ...

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  • Estimates for Intermittent Leave Under the FMLA Are Not Ironclad
    Estimates for Intermittent Leave Under the FMLA Are Not Ironclad

    When an employee requests FMLA leave, the employer may take the employee at his word and grant the request, or may request certification from the employee's physician. The certification is sufficient, ...

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  • Food Lion Hit With Religious Discrimination Lawsuit
    Food Lion Hit With Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

    As our population becomes more diverse, it is becoming incumbent upon employers to accommodate the various religious practices of their employees. In fact, the law requires them to do so. One employer ...

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  • People Magazine Sued for Racial Discrimination
    People Magazine Sued for Racial Discrimination

    Racial discrimination in the media is sometimes hidden in plain sight. Does anybody notice that some publications same to feature stories on people of one particular color? Tasha Robertson, a black ...

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  • ADHD Diagnosis Not Sufficient for ADA Claim
    ADHD Diagnosis Not Sufficient for ADA Claim

    Not every impairment is a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act. And without a "disability" within the meaning of the ADA, there is no obligation to accommodate and there is no relief ...

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  • Disabled Workers Should Complete Interactive Process with Employer for Accomodation
    Disabled Workers Should Complete Interactive Process with Employer for Accomodation

    The Americans with Disabilities Act requires that employers offer disabled employees a reasonable accommodation to allow them the opportunity to continue working. An employer must engage in an ...

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