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Blog Posts in May, 2013

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  • Workplace Sex Discriminiation Still Prevalent
    Workplace Sex Discriminiation Still Prevalent

    A recent sex bias case out of Louisiana shows that unfortunately, sexism is still alive and well in the workplace. Despite some progress being made toward gender equality – sexist jokes, harassment ...

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  • Rules To Know Before You Agree To An Unpaid Internship
    Rules To Know Before You Agree To An Unpaid Internship

    Summer is nearly here and with the season comes an annual influx of students looking for internships. Before you take a job as an intern – either paid or unpaid – it’s critical to understand the laws ...

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  • FLSA Lawsuits On The Rise
    FLSA Lawsuits On The Rise

    News reports that a record high number of wage and hour lawsuits have been filed thus far in 2013. According to a recent survey, the tally of new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) cases has risen above ...

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  • First Class Action GINA Lawsuit Filed
    First Class Action GINA Lawsuit Filed

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the EEOC) has just filed its first class action Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) lawsuit against a New York nursing home. GINA is a ...

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  • Court Finds That Nurse Who Was
    Court Finds That Nurse Who Was "Pantsed" May Have Workplace Harassment Claim

    What some workers may consider “goofing around” or “horse play” can have serious consequences. In a recent case out of Mississippi, a nursing home supervisor pulled down the pants and underwear of a ...

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  • Gender Identification Bill Reintroduced
    Gender Identification Bill Reintroduced

    A new version of an anti-employment discrimination bill has just been re-introduced seeking to eliminate employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender-identity. The reintroduced ...

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