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  • Retaliation May be Easier to Prove Than Discrimination
    Retaliation May be Easier to Prove Than Discrimination

    Federal anti-discrimination law such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects against various forms of discrimination. This includes prohibitions against sex, race, gender, religion and ...

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  • Pay Considerations When Weather Keeps You Home from Work
    Pay Considerations When Weather Keeps You Home from Work

    Over the past several days Hurricane Dorian has affected United States coastal towns to varying degrees. While the impact on Georgia was limited, with hurricane season just beginning, it’s a good idea ...

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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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