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  • Supervisor Stating I'm
    Supervisor Stating I'm "Going To See To It" That Worker Retires When He's 62 May Be Direct Evidence Of Age Discrimination

    A recent case determined that a trucking firm operations manager could bring a claim for age discrimination. In Hale v. ABF Freight Sys. Inc. , D. Archie Hale filed an employment discrimination ...

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  • Obesity May Be Covered By The Americans With Disabilities Act or the Americans With Disabilities Act Amendments Act
    Obesity May Be Covered By The Americans With Disabilities Act or the Americans With Disabilities Act Amendments Act

    Just who may be covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) is not always clear. But, answering this question is crucial. The ...

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  • Employee Misclassification Common Violation Of FLSA
    Employee Misclassification Common Violation Of FLSA

    A high-end childcare center has been found in violation of federal overtime compensation laws. According to news reports, Crème de la Crème, has been ordered to pay back wages to more than 350 current ...

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  • Is Telecommuting Considered An Accommodation Under The Americans With Disabilities Act?
    Is Telecommuting Considered An Accommodation Under The Americans With Disabilities Act?

    With the proliferation of technology making in possible is many situations to telecommute, disabled workers may wonder if a request to work remotely should be considered a “reasonable accommodation” ...

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  • Female Workers Face Challenges From Over And Under Employment
    Female Workers Face Challenges From Over And Under Employment

    A recent Op Ed piece in the New York Times raises an interesting point – although high earning women and low wage earning women seem to have different problems, the issues they face as the result of ...

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  • Supreme Court Set To Consider 4 Employment Discrimination Cases
    Supreme Court Set To Consider 4 Employment Discrimination Cases

    On October 1, the Supreme Court opened its new term with four cases on the docket that may influence employment law and impact employment discrimination cases. As top Georgia employment lawyers ...

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