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  • Transgender Discrimination Lawsuit Filed
    Transgender Discrimination Lawsuit Filed

    The New York Times reports that a New Jersey man, El’Jai Devoureau – who was born a woman – has filed a ground breaking transgender discrimination lawsuit . At issue is whether he is considered a ...

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  • Job Bias Case Allowed Based On National Origin Discrimination
    Job Bias Case Allowed Based On National Origin Discrimination

    As an unfortunate post-911 result, anti-immigration sentiment and discrimination against those based on their national origin has dramatically increased. National origin discrimination means treating ...

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  • Bias Claim Revived Based On Lily Ledbetter Act
    Bias Claim Revived Based On Lily Ledbetter Act

    As the area of employment law continues to evolve, new laws are enacted, and old ones may be amended or interpreted in new ways. Fortunately many times, the new laws create greater protections for ...

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  • Georgia Employers Must Show Legitimate Reasons For Failing To Reinstate Employees
    Georgia Employers Must Show Legitimate Reasons For Failing To Reinstate Employees

    Many times employees are afraid that if they take an approved leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) , they won’t get their job back when they return. A recent case out of the Ninth ...

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