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  • Volunteer Nuns Not Entitled to Protections of Title VII Regarding Religious Discrimination
    Volunteer Nuns Not Entitled to Protections of Title VII Regarding Religious Discrimination

    Are volunteers entitled to the protections of Title VII regarding religious discrimination, retaliation, and harassment? No, according to a recent Sixth Circuit case. The plaintiffs in the case were ...

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  • Employer's Health Plan Modification May Constitute Age Discrimination
    Employer's Health Plan Modification May Constitute Age Discrimination

    Employers these days are constantly looking for ways to reduce their health care costs. Older workers tend to push up premiums, so why not encourage them to leave so as to get those premiums down? One ...

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  • Ford Hit With Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination Lawsuit
    Ford Hit With Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

    Female workers at Ford Motor Co .'s Chicago plant have accused the company of turning a blind eye to "heinous" acts of gender discrimination, including catcalling, groping and requests for sexual ...

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  • Does Abercrombie's
    Does Abercrombie's "Look Policy" Constitute Religious Discrimination?

    Does an employer's policy regarding how their employees dress constitute discrimination? Abercrombie & Fitch has previously run into trouble for its controversial employee dress code, which requires ...

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