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  • Age and Gender Discrimination Claim Filed Against Real Estate Giant
    Age and Gender Discrimination Claim Filed Against Real Estate Giant

    A multi-million dollar age and sex discrimination lawsuit has just been filed against real-estate giant Cushman & Wakefield. According to sources, the discrimination lawsuit was filed in New York ...

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  • Exotic Dancers Allege Misclassification
    Exotic Dancers Allege Misclassification

    One of the biggest issues that arises in wage and hour litigation is misclassification – such as when you’re employer labels you an “independent contractor” instead of an employee or a “non-exempt ...

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  • Reduction In Force or Racially Motivated Termination?
    Reduction In Force or Racially Motivated Termination?

    Many times workers face the difficult situation of being laid off as the result of a “reduction in force.” But how do you know if that reduction in force is really masking employment discrimination? ...

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  • Undocumented Workers Entitled To Overtime Pay
    Undocumented Workers Entitled To Overtime Pay

    Several cases around the country have reached the same determination – undocumented workers are protected by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This means that even if you are lack the necessary ...

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  • Retaliation Claims Valid Where Employees Have A Reasonable Belief That Discrimination Occurred
    Retaliation Claims Valid Where Employees Have A Reasonable Belief That Discrimination Occurred

    Along with the many various types of employment discrimination claims that exist – such as sex discrimination, religious discrimination, and age discrimination, Title VII and the other discrimination ...

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  • Did Amazon Violate Overtime Pay Requirements By Not Paying Warehouse Employees For Required Screenings?
    Did Amazon Violate Overtime Pay Requirements By Not Paying Warehouse Employees For Required Screenings?

    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) provides that all non-exempt workers must be paid overtime at a rate of one and one-half their standard rate of pay. This straightforward sounding rule can be ...

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