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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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  • Fast Food Chain to pay $7.7M for Misclassifiying Employees
    Fast Food Chain to pay $7.7M for Misclassifiying Employees

    In a recent wage and hour lawsuit, a fast food company agreed to pay more than $7.7M to settle a lawsuit based on misclassification. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), provides that all employees ...

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  • Half of LGBTQ Workers Report Experiencing Discrimination
    Half of LGBTQ Workers Report Experiencing Discrimination

    June is Pride Month, which commemorates positive impact that LGTBQ people have had on their communities around the world. Many places of business pay tribute to the LGBTQ community and hold special ...

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