Stacie L. Caraway

Stacie L. Caraway

Miller & Martin PLLC

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Is Sexual Orientation Now a Protected Class?

In our June 26 alert regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's same-sex marriage decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, we said we would continue to keep you posted regarding new developments in this area of the law. Some of you may...more

7/20/2015 - EEOC Employee Handbooks Employee Rights Employer Liability Issues Federal Contractors Gender Discrimination Harassment Hiring & Firing Job Promotions Obergefell v. Hodges Policies and Procedures Protected Class SCOTUS Sex Discrimination Sexual Orientation Sexual Orientation Discrimination Title VII

U.S. Supreme Court Case EEOC v. Abercrombie Ruling: Employees Must Prove "Motive" Not Mere "Knowledge" in Order to Demonstrate...

In a closely-watched case arising from the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores Inc., the U.S. Supreme Court held yesterday that an applicant or employee need not prove that an employer had...more

6/2/2015 - Abercrombie & Fitch Actual or Constructive Knowledge ADA Discrimination EEOC EEOC v Abercrombie Employer Liability Issues Employment Application Hiring & Firing Reasonable Accommodation Religious Accommodation Religious Discrimination SCOTUS

Lactation Discrimination and Accommodation Becomes a New Hot Topic for Federal Agencies and Courts

The recent pregnancy accommodation Guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") makes it clear that discrimination against a female employee who is lactating or breastfeeding is illegal, in violation of...more

11/13/2014 - Breastfeeding Corporate Counsel Discrimination DOL EEOC Employer Liability Issues Enforcement Guidance FLSA Reasonable Accommodation Title VII

Holiday Cheer with Less Legal Fear

To start, for any company-sponsored gathering, liability cannot be totally eliminated. Even if attendance is completely voluntary for your employees, if the event is held on your property they will still be “invitees” like...more

12/6/2012 - Dram Shop Laws Employer Liability Issues Holiday Parties Liability Insurance Premises Liability

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