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  • $17.7 Million Award In Age Discrimination Lawsuit
    $17.7 Million Award In Age Discrimination Lawsuit

    A California jury awarded $17.7 million to a group of five older workers who were given more difficult work hours so as to injured them or frustrate them into quitting. The employers also downgraded ...

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  • Residents Only Requirements May Constitute Race Discrimination - NAACP v. North Hudson Reg'l Fire & Rescue
    Residents Only Requirements May Constitute Race Discrimination - NAACP v. North Hudson Reg'l Fire & Rescue

    Hiring requirements – such as English only rules, passing a test or living in a certain area- may be considered racial discrimination depending on the circumstances. In a recent case, the 3rd Circuit ...

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  • Woman Who Was Fired After Undergoing Sex Change Wins Claim For Sex Discrimination In Glenn v. Brumby
    Woman Who Was Fired After Undergoing Sex Change Wins Claim For Sex Discrimination In Glenn v. Brumby

    A woman who underwent a sex change has recently won a transgender sex discrimination case. In Glenn v. Brumby , a federal appeals court in Atlanta reviewed whether a former editor in the Georgia ...

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  • Court Determines Constant Questions About Retirement Supports Worker's Age Discrimination Claim In Franks v. Village of Bolivar
    Court Determines Constant Questions About Retirement Supports Worker's Age Discrimination Claim In Franks v. Village of Bolivar

    Recently a court in Ohio determined that if your boss repeatedly asks you questions such as “when are you going to retire?” or urges you to retire, these actions may support a claim under the Age ...

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