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  • Facebook Lawsuit Paves Way For Victims of Discrimination
    Facebook Lawsuit Paves Way For Victims of Discrimination

    Ellen Pao, a former employee at a venture capital firm aligned with Facebook, brought a gender discrimination lawsuit against the firm and the social media company. She alleged that claimed she was ...

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  • Mining Company Must Pay Back Wages for Misclassification
    Mining Company Must Pay Back Wages for Misclassification

    Employment law news reveals that a large mining company will be required to pay $4.5 million in back pay to several current and former workers as the result of several wage and hour violations . ...

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  • Facebook Faces Employment Discrimination Lawsuit
    Facebook Faces Employment Discrimination Lawsuit

    Earlier this week, a former Facebook employee filed a gender and race discrimination lawsuit against the social networking site. The lawsuit alleges that the woman was hired to work as a program ...

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  • Understaffing And Overworking Employees May Violate Wage and Hour Laws
    Understaffing And Overworking Employees May Violate Wage and Hour Laws

    Recently, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld a $185 million judgment against a national retailer based on wage and hour violations . The case highlights the extreme tactics some employers use to ...

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  • Georgia Non-Compete Law: The Not-So-Old Law
    Georgia Non-Compete Law: The Not-So-Old Law

    Although the pre May 11, 2011 law is often times referred to as the “old law”, it is important to remember that this law is still effective for those contracts entered into before May 11, 2011. In ...

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  • Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Novartis
    Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Novartis

    Legal news reports that a group of women have filed a $110 million class action discrimination lawsuit against Swiss drug maker Novartis. The gender discrimination lawsuit is based on claims the ...

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