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Major Company Sued for Age Discrimination & Gender Pay Inequity Highlights Just How Common These Legal Violations Are in The Workplace

By Douglas & Carter |

The working space giant “WeWork” was recently sued for age and gender discrimination and pay inequity. The former vice president accused the company of hiring an employee that was 20 years younger and eventually relinquished him of his job at the company as a result; stating that his job was simply removed. These experiences… Read More »

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The U.S. Supreme Court Has Accepted Three Workplace Discrimination Cases That Could Shape the Future of Title VII Protections

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The U.S. Supreme Court recently accepted three cases that will determine whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination in the workplace based on gender identity and/or sexual orientation. In each of the cases, it is clear that the plaintiffs suing were terminated because of their gender identity. Still, the administration has… Read More »

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Employment Discrimination Case Filed Against IBM After Expose Released

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In late March, several former IBM employees filed a lawsuit against the company for employment discrimination; specifically, age discrimination in the workplace. At the time these plaintiffs were terminated from IBM, they were allegedly over the age of 55, and claim, as part of their lawsuit, that they were not provided with the information… Read More »

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Workplace Discrimination Is Still a Huge Problem and Rarely Addressed by the Government

By Douglas & Carter |

Although thousands of people report employment discrimination every year, research shows that employers are rarely held accountable by the government. Many have no choice but to seek relief through the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), however, cases rarely get resolved that way. Every year, the EEOC and local and state partners only provide workers… Read More »

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Wrongful Death & Unpaid Overtime Lawsuits Filed Against Amazon

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A number of important lawsuits have recently been filed against shipping giant Amazon, both for wrongful death and unpaid overtime, as we discuss below: Wrongful Death in One of Amazon’s Warehouse Facilities One of those lawsuits involved an incident where an employee collapsed at an Amazon facility and emergency services were not notified about… Read More »

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Employment Discrimination Continues for Transgender Individuals Under Administration

By Douglas & Carter |

In late October, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) weighed on a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit that it hopes to have reversed by the U.S. Supreme Court. It is legal for businesses to discriminate against transgender employees based on their gender identity because federal civil rights laws… Read More »

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