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  • Pay Discrimination Highlighted by Victorious USA Women’s Soccer Team
    Pay Discrimination Highlighted by Victorious USA Women’s Soccer Team

    The inspirational women’s soccer team and their victory has highlighted a significant employment issue – pay discrimination. The women on the national team are currently suing the United States Soccer ...

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  • Raising the Minimum Wage Has Significant Positive Effects on Families and the Economy
    Raising the Minimum Wage Has Significant Positive Effects on Families and the Economy

    As more states and municipalities join the call to increase the minimum wage to $15/hour, recent studies have emerged detailing the effect of such adjustment. While the Congressional Budget Office ...

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  • Law Prohibits Discrimination on the Basis of Natural Hairstyles
    Law Prohibits Discrimination on the Basis of Natural Hairstyles

    Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits various types of discrimination including discrimination on the basis of one’s race, gender, sex, religion or national origin. This means your ...

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  • New Overtime Pay Opinion Letters Issued
    New Overtime Pay Opinion Letters Issued

    The Department of Labor (DOL), has issued 3 new wage and hour opinion letters concerning overtime pay. While opinion letters do not serve as law, they provide guidance when interpreting provisions of ...

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  • Buckley Beal Partners File Supreme Court Brief in Landmark Sexual Orientation Discrimination Case
    Buckley Beal Partners File Supreme Court Brief in Landmark Sexual Orientation Discrimination Case

    Atlanta, GA – June 27, 2019 – yesterday, the law firm of Buckley Beal, LLP filed in the United States Supreme Court its opening brief in the matter of Bostock v. Clayton County, Ga. , No. 17-1618. ...

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  • Supreme Court to Decide Standard of Proof in Section 1981 Discrimination Cases
    Supreme Court to Decide Standard of Proof in Section 1981 Discrimination Cases

    The U.S Supreme Court has announced that it will hear argument on a significant discrimination issue; what is the standard for proving bias in Section 1981 cases? The matter involves a black-owned ...

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