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  • Race Discrimination Lawsuit Allowed Under Cat's Paw Theory
    Race Discrimination Lawsuit Allowed Under Cat's Paw Theory

    An African American was allowed to continue her race discrimination lawsuit, which also included claims of harassment and retaliation based on a legal theory called “cat’s paw”. The cat’s paw theory ...

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  • Medical Assistant May Bring Sexual Discrimination Claim Against Employer
    Medical Assistant May Bring Sexual Discrimination Claim Against Employer

    A recent Pennsylvania case looked at whether a medical assistant who was subjected to three days of sexual overtures by a doctor who worked for her employer could go to trial on claims of sexual ...

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  • Unpaid Volunteers Entitled To Legal Protection From Discrimination
    Unpaid Volunteers Entitled To Legal Protection From Discrimination

    Can you bring a sexual discrimination lawsuit if you are a volunteer? Yes said the 7th circuit court in a recent sex discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation case involving unpaid ...

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  • Man Fired After Complaining About Clocking In May Maintain Lawsuit For Retaliation
    Man Fired After Complaining About Clocking In May Maintain Lawsuit For Retaliation

    According to a recent federal lawsuit, a worker who kept forgetting to punch in for work but had an excellent attendance record showed could bring a claim for retaliation under the Fair Labor ...

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  • Class Action Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Filed By Female Lawyers At Major Law Firm
    Class Action Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Filed By Female Lawyers At Major Law Firm

    A large class action gender discrimination lawsuit has just been filed against a high profile law firm. The lawsuit Francine Friedman Griesing v. Greenberg Traurig, LLP , includes 215 women, was filed ...

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