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  • Agreement to Arbitrate USERRA Discrimination Claim is Enforceable
    Agreement to Arbitrate USERRA Discrimination Claim is Enforceable

    In Landis v. Pinnacle Eye Care, LLC, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that an agreement to arbitrate claims is enforceable under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment ...

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  • Military Veteran Need Not Pay Filing Fee to File Discrimination Case
    Military Veteran Need Not Pay Filing Fee to File Discrimination Case

    Unfortunately, we’re seeing a lot of discrimination cases involving armed forces personnel these days. Under the Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), employers may not ...

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  • Court Affirms Half Million Dollar Verdict in Race Discrimination Case
    Court Affirms Half Million Dollar Verdict in Race Discrimination Case

    “Despite considerable racial progress, racism persists as an evil to be remedied in our Nation.” These words, penned by Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge William H. Pryor, are from an important ...

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  • Pay Discrimination Bill Fails in Congress
    Pay Discrimination Bill Fails in Congress

    You may recall that in 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co ., in which it held that victims of pay discrimination have only 180 days from the date of an ...

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  • Genetic Employment Discrimination Bill Passes Senate
    Genetic Employment Discrimination Bill Passes Senate

    In a unanimous 95-0 vote, the U.S. Senate passed an anti-discrimination bill on April 24th that would prohibit employers from using genetic information in making employment-related decisions. The ...

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  • Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog is Live
    Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog is Live

    Hi friends. We finally did it. The Buckley Law Firm, LLC has entered the 21st Century with its launch of the Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog-a blog devoted to tracking developments in the world of ...

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