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  • Transgender Lawsuits Filed Against Two Companies
    Transgender Lawsuits Filed Against Two Companies

    The EEOC has filed its first Title VII lawsuits on behalf of transgender workers. The lawsuits, filed against Florida and Michigan companies, accuse the businesses of discriminating against workers ...

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  • Wage Theft Has Cost Low Income Workers Billions In Compensation
    Wage Theft Has Cost Low Income Workers Billions In Compensation

    NBC News reports that wage theft is costing low wage earners literally billions in lost compensation. According to an analysis published by the Economic Policy Institute, close to $1 billion was ...

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  • When Is Workplace Bullying Discrimination?
    When Is Workplace Bullying Discrimination?

    A recent article raised an interesting question – is “bullying” a new form of workplace discrimination? The article was premised on the idea that often harassing behaviors occur within the office ...

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  • Should You Be Receiving Overtime Pay?
    Should You Be Receiving Overtime Pay?

    A recent article in the New York Times looked at a complicated overtime pay issue – one that President Obama is seeking to simplify. The question is – who is entitled to overtime compensation? Under ...

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  • Religious Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Dunkin Doughnuts
    Religious Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Dunkin Doughnuts

    Legal news reports that a federal religious discrimination lawsuit has just been filed against Dunkin Doughnuts. According to the lawsuit, a franchise refused to hire a North Carolina man who could ...

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  • Cheerleaders Win Wage Theft Lawsuit
    Cheerleaders Win Wage Theft Lawsuit

    The Oakland Raiders cheerleaders – The Raiderettes – have just settled their wage and hour lawsuit against the team. The minimum wage and overtime lawsuit asserted that the Oakland Raiders violated ...

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