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  • EEOC Files Two Landmark Transgender Discrimination Suits
    EEOC Files Two Landmark Transgender Discrimination Suits

    Although Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibits employment discrimination based on sex, it makes no reference to transgender individuals, nor does it protect against discrimination based on ...

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  • New York Mets Hit With Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit
    New York Mets Hit With Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

    The New York Mets had another in a series of bad years, and now it's been made even worse after being hit with a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed on September 10. Leigh Castergine, a former ...

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  • Insensitive Comments Lead to National Origin Discrimination Lawsuit
    Insensitive Comments Lead to National Origin Discrimination Lawsuit

    It's been 70 years since World War II ended, but apparently there are some out there who still don't like Germans. Everybody is entitled to an opinion, but when one's prejudices are expressed at work, ...

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  • EEOC Settles Age Discrimination Case Only One Week After Suit Filed
    EEOC Settles Age Discrimination Case Only One Week After Suit Filed

    In another indication that the EEOC is cracking down on age discrimination, it announced on Monday that it settled an age discrimination lawsuit brought against DSW, formerly known as Designer Shoe ...

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  • New California Law Requires Workplace Anti-Bullying Training
    New California Law Requires Workplace Anti-Bullying Training

    Is workplace bullying illegal? The short answer is no. However, a new California law signed last week by California Governor Brown takes a baby step in that direction. On its face, the law says ...

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  • Manager's Remarks Indicating Age Bias Critical to Age Discrimination Claim
    Manager's Remarks Indicating Age Bias Critical to Age Discrimination Claim

    A constant theme of this blog is that stray remarks made by an employer can be critical in proving a discrimination case. The remarks, though, need to be made close to the time of the discriminatory ...

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