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  • City of Atlanta Bans Pay History Requests for Job Applicants
    City of Atlanta Bans Pay History Requests for Job Applicants

    The Mayor of Atlanta has just announced that it will no longer require job applicants to disclose their pay history. Such requests often perpetuate wage discrimination, and may trap employees in a ...

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  • Numerous Laws Protect Against Employment Discrimination
    Numerous Laws Protect Against Employment Discrimination

    If you believe you have suffered employment discrimination, it is important to seek the advice of an experienced Atlanta employment law attorney right away. Many different employment laws exist, and a ...

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  • $1.5 Million Breast Feeding Discrimination Verdict
    $1.5 Million Breast Feeding Discrimination Verdict

    A recent lawsuit has ordered a Kentucky Fried Franchisee to pay $1.5 million in damages in a breast-feeding discrimination case. Pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, employers are ...

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  • Atlanta Restaurant Must Pay Back Wages and Damages to Workers
    Atlanta Restaurant Must Pay Back Wages and Damages to Workers

    Recently a federal court in Atlanta determined that an international company operating a popular Atlanta restaurant violated numerous provisions of the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA). According to ...

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  • Overtime Exemption Law to be Updated in Spring 2019
    Overtime Exemption Law to be Updated in Spring 2019

    The Department of Labor has indicated that as early as March of 2019, new rules will be issued concerning the overtime exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The proposed changes have ...

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  • Gender discrimination a factor in women earning less than men
    Gender discrimination a factor in women earning less than men

    Over the last several decades, legislative efforts have been made to address income inequality. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it illegal to discriminate against women in terms of ...

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