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  • Female Employee Fired for Having IVF Procedure has Claim for Pregnancy Discrimination
    Female Employee Fired for Having IVF Procedure has Claim for Pregnancy Discrimination

    It seems as if the courts are giving birth to a number of important pregnancy discrimination act cases these days. In our last post , we wrote about a case from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, in ...

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  • Employee Fired after Having an Abortion has Claim for Pregnancy Discrimination
    Employee Fired after Having an Abortion has Claim for Pregnancy Discrimination

    In a case of first impression from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Doe v. C.A.R.S. Protection Plus, Inc. , the court held that a female employee who was fired less than a week after having an ...

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  • Supreme Court Wrap-Up II: Court Finds Implied Claim of Retaliation in Age Discrimination Act
    Supreme Court Wrap-Up II: Court Finds Implied Claim of Retaliation in Age Discrimination Act

    It has been a good Supreme Court term for employees. In a recent post , we wrote about the Supreme Court’s decision in CBOCS West, Inc. v. Humphries , in which the Court held that 42 U.S.C. § 1981 ...

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  • Punitive Damages in Employment Discrimination Cases after Exxon: The Death of Punies has been Greatly Exaggerated
    Punitive Damages in Employment Discrimination Cases after Exxon: The Death of Punies has been Greatly Exaggerated

    The blawgosphere has been buzzing about the supposed death of punitive damages in light of the Supreme Court’s decision in Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker , in which the Court held that, as a matter of ...

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