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  • Court Determines Jewish Worker May Proceed with Race Discrimination Case Under Title VII
    Court Determines Jewish Worker May Proceed with Race Discrimination Case Under Title VII

    A recent case ruling may have significant impact on what constitutes race in race discrimination cases. In that case, a state court determined that Jews may be considered a race and entitled to ...

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  • Was firing due to being late to work or race discrimination?
    Was firing due to being late to work or race discrimination?

    A fired employee has filed a claim for race discrimination asserting that his termination for being late was pretext for discrimination. In the context of race discrimination, pretext refers to the ...

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  • Does the denial of a job offer for wearing dreadlocks constitute race discrimination?
    Does the denial of a job offer for wearing dreadlocks constitute race discrimination?

    An African-American woman has petitioned the Supreme Court to review her race-discrimination matter. She asserts that she was offered a job as a customer service representative, but the offer was ...

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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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  • Former employee sues Atlanta Hawks for race discrimination
    Former employee sues Atlanta Hawks for race discrimination

    Recently, a former employee of the Atlanta Hawks filed a wrongful termination/racial discrimination lawsuit against the basketball team. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits various ...

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  • A single act of harassment may be sufficient to bring a race discrimination case
    A single act of harassment may be sufficient to bring a race discrimination case

    In a recent race harassment lawsuit, a federal district court determined that a supervisor's single use of the "n" word was sufficient to constitute a hostile work environment, and allowed he race ...

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