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Blog Posts in February, 2017

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  • Disability Discrimination Continues at an Alarming Rate
    Disability Discrimination Continues at an Alarming Rate

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency which tracks work place violations, such as employment discrimination, has recently its 2016 employment statistics. ...

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  • Top Wage and Hour Issues for 2017
    Top Wage and Hour Issues for 2017

    A House subcommittee of the United States Congress met last week to discuss future wage and hour policies. Much of the discussion will focus on the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA), which was enacted in ...

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  • Former CNN Producer Files Discrimination Lawsuit
    Former CNN Producer Files Discrimination Lawsuit

    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution recently featured Omar Butcher, our client, in a story that talked about his time at CNN and his struggle to receive the same opportunities as his colleagues. As a ...

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  • Nation's First Wage Discrimination Law Passed
    Nation's First Wage Discrimination Law Passed

    In mid-January, Philadelphia became the first city to pass a wage discrimination law. Hopefully, this will lead to similar actions by cities and states around the country, including Atlanta and ...

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  • Top Areas of Employment Discrimination
    Top Areas of Employment Discrimination

    A little more than 50 years ago, Congress passed Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits employment discrimination in the workplace. The law prohibits discrimination against ...

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  • Emotional Distress Damages May Be Recoverable For Retaliation
    Emotional Distress Damages May Be Recoverable For Retaliation

    The Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") covers the majority of workers in the United States and provides that workers are entitled to earn at least minimum wage and for those non-exempt workers, ...

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