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  • Reverse Race Discrimination Lawsuit Alleges NBC Wrongfully Terminated Band Members
    Reverse Race Discrimination Lawsuit Alleges NBC Wrongfully Terminated Band Members

    A new lawsuit by two NBC workers asserts “reverse” racial discrimination. The employment law case asserts that two white workers were wrongfully dismissed on the basis of their race. Allegedly, the ...

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  • Proposed changes to tip rules may deprive workers of significant earnings
    Proposed changes to tip rules may deprive workers of significant earnings

    The Department of Labor ("DOL") has announced that it plans to change some of the parameters concerning tipped employees, including the use of tip pools. The new policy would allow employers to pool ...

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  • What is a joint employer?
    What is a joint employer?

    The Supreme Court has just announced its decision denying review of the recent 4 th Circuit Court test for determining who is a joint employer. Whether a company/individual is a joint employer is a ...

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  • Is Sexual Orientation Discrimination Protected by Title VII?
    Is Sexual Orientation Discrimination Protected by Title VII?

    The United States Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights has just announced its will be creating a Conscience and Religious Freedom Division. LGBTQ advocates worry that this will give ...

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  • FLSA Opinion Letters Re-Issued
    FLSA Opinion Letters Re-Issued

    Late last week, the Department of Labor has reinstated nearly 20 “opinion letters” that had been published during the Bush Administration, but not been followed during the Obama years. These opinions ...

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  • Majority of women in computer related jobs report discrimination
    Majority of women in computer related jobs report discrimination

    A new report published by Pew Research determined that 3 out of 4 women in computer related jobs reported experiencing discrimination at work, compared to 16% of men. The types of discriminatory ...

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