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  • Department of Justice Requests Delay Until June For Overtime Rule
    Department of Justice Requests Delay Until June For Overtime Rule

    Employment news reports that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has requested that the final determination concerning the implementation of the new overtime rule be delayed until the end of June. Now, ...

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  • Fox News Faces Racial Discrimination Charges
    Fox News Faces Racial Discrimination Charges

    More employees have now joined a previously filed racial lawsuit against the Fox News Network arising out of actions at a New York station. According to reports, an executive at the station frequently ...

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  • BUCKLEY BEAL LAUNCHES MEDIATION PRACTICE
    BUCKLEY BEAL LAUNCHES MEDIATION PRACTICE

    Partner and Veteran Litigator Nicholas Smith Will Lead the Firm’s New Mediation Practice Area ATLANTA (April 25, 2017) — Buckley Beal, one of Atlanta’s leading employment and business litigation law ...

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  • Disney to Pay Millions in Wage and Hour Dispute
    Disney to Pay Millions in Wage and Hour Dispute

    According to reports, the Walt Disney Company has agreed to settle a wage and hour lawsuit for $3.8 Million. The FLSA lawsuit was brought by the federal government on behalf of hotel and time share ...

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  • CNN Faces Race Discrimination Claims
    CNN Faces Race Discrimination Claims

    Employment law news reports that a race discrimination lawsuit has been filed against CNN in a Georgia federal court. According to the lawsuit, the media giant has engaged in both racially ...

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  • Landmark Decision Finds Title VII Sex Discrimination Protection Extends to Sexual Orientation
    Landmark Decision Finds Title VII Sex Discrimination Protection Extends to Sexual Orientation

    In a victory for those fighting against employment discrimination, on April 4th the Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit held that sex discrimination prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of ...

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