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  • Age Discrimination Claim Advances Based On
    Age Discrimination Claim Advances Based On "Cat's Paw" Theory

    The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) prohibits age discrimination. This means that it is illegal for an employer to take adverse employment action against an employee based on his or her ...

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  • Employment Discrimination Against Interns Unlawful
    Employment Discrimination Against Interns Unlawful

    With summer rapidly approaching, many companies plan to hire interns. Often, these interns agree to take on positions that are “unpaid.” However, laws exist setting forth specific rules concerning ...

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  • National Origin Discrimination On the Rise
    National Origin Discrimination On the Rise

    The recent shooting of three Muslim students at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill has brought national attention to the issues of racial and religious discrimination. According to reports, ...

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  • Georgia School Districts Cannot Claim Immunity Under The Eleventh Amendment
    Georgia School Districts Cannot Claim Immunity Under The Eleventh Amendment

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Atlanta has just issued an important ruling that could potentially impact future employment discrimination lawsuits. The decision provides that ...

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  • Research Shows Weight Discrimination is Prevalent
    Research Shows Weight Discrimination is Prevalent

    Employment discrimination may occur in a variety of settings. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits many types of discrimination including discrimination based on race, color, sex, ...

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  • President Obama Signs Executive Order Prohibiting LGBT Discrimination
    President Obama Signs Executive Order Prohibiting LGBT Discrimination

    President Obama has just signed an executive order making it illegal to discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees of federal contractors. The executive order contains two ...

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