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  • EEOC Issues Final Regulations Interpreting Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
    EEOC Issues Final Regulations Interpreting Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act

    Last November, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act “GINA” became law. GINA provides a general ban on employers’ obtaining genetic information about employees or job applicants, including the ...

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    Nov. 18th A "Day Against Wage Theft" In 50 Cities Across The Country

    At least 50 cities have declared November 18th a “ Day Against Wage Theft ” as part of a national effort to draw attention to the impact of wage theft on communities throughout the country. As stated ...

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  • Federal Labor Laws Protect All Workers
    Federal Labor Laws Protect All Workers

    A recent case out of Ohio underscores the struggles of many immigrants striving to make a decent wage. In Cincinnati, a lawsuit continues against two veterinarians accused of wage theft involving ...

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  • Employee May Proceed With Race Discrimination Case
    Employee May Proceed With Race Discrimination Case

    Despite significant advances, race discrimination continues to be a problem at many workplaces. A recent case has determined that an employee who suffered verbal assaults such as being called the “n ...

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  • Pregnancy Discrimination Claim Allowed To Proceed
    Pregnancy Discrimination Claim Allowed To Proceed

    Pregnancy discrimination occurs when expectant women are fired, not hired or otherwise discriminated against as a result of their pregnancy or their desire to become pregnant. In a recent case , a ...

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  • Class Certification Of Oracle Employees in Wage-and-Hour Suit
    Class Certification Of Oracle Employees in Wage-and-Hour Suit

    Last week, a California judge certified a class of nearly 3,000 Oracle employees who allege they were misclassified as exempt under California’s Labor Code – similar to the federal Fair Labor ...

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