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  • New Law Gives Freelancers Legal Recourse for Payment Problems
    New Law Gives Freelancers Legal Recourse for Payment Problems

    New Law Gives Freelancers Legal Recourse for Payment Problems Similar laws may pop up across the country to address needs of “gig economy” In today’s so-called gig economy, more people than ever are ...

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  • Cancer Survivor Receives $75K after Alleging that Company Refused to Accommodate Her
    Cancer Survivor Receives $75K after Alleging that Company Refused to Accommodate Her

    Cancer Survivor Receives $75K after Alleging that Company Refused to Accommodate Her Wal-Mart employee with physical limitations says she was forced to stand Fighting cancer is hard enough, but for ...

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  • Woman Fired Over White Nationalist Views; Was It Legal?
    Woman Fired Over White Nationalist Views; Was It Legal?

    Woman Fired Over White Nationalist Views; Was It Legal? Employee spotted in video at “alt right” gathering Can you be fired for your personal views on race, even if you do not express those views at ...

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  • Black Staffer Fired After Refusing to Work with Man Who Used N-Word
    Black Staffer Fired After Refusing to Work with Man Who Used N-Word

    Black Staffer Fired After Refusing to Work with Man Who Used N-Word Woman says she was terminated for threatening to contact a lawyer Can an African American woman be lawfully terminated for refusing ...

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  • What You Need to Know About National Origin Discrimination
    What You Need to Know About National Origin Discrimination

    What You Need to Know About National Origin Discrimination EEOC issues new guidance on the topic You may already be familiar with the basic concepts surrounding racial discrimination. However, fewer ...

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  • Male Employees Fired for Opposing Harassment of Female Coworkers
    Male Employees Fired for Opposing Harassment of Female Coworkers

    Male Employees Fired for Opposing Harassment of Female Coworkers Company must pay $1.4 million to workers who complained One of the biggest reasons that people don’t speak up about unlawful activity ...

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