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In 2003, despite the Constitutional prohibition on racial discrimination, the U.S. Supreme Court in Grutter v. Bollinger permitted the University of Michigan to consider applicants’ race to ensure a diverse student body. In...more
When pursuing a federal employment discrimination claim, plaintiffs frequently allege multiple bases for the claim, i.e., age and disability, or gender and religion. Last month, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals concluded...more
Recently, the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court upheld a criminal indictment against a former employee of the North Bergen Board of Education (the Board), which stemmed from the alleged theft of public...more
The movement toward equal rights for women and minorities has a long and storied history. Organizations that strive for equality for all races, genders, and religions can trace their origins back to a small gathering in...more
What is fair? In the area of credit, it would seem to mean being treated equally. Thus, for example, the Federal Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) states that it is unlawful for a creditor to discriminate against an...more
EEOC General Counsel, P. David Lopez, spoke at this year’s Florida Bar Advanced Labor Topics Seminar, and offered insights into the issues of interest to the EEOC’s attorneys. The areas of interest were broken down into 4...more
Maribel Baltazar sued her former employer, Forever 21, Inc., alleging she was constructively discharged and subjected to discrimination and harassment based on her race and sex....more
In Mercado v. Donahoe, No. 11-2972, 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 13226, (3rd Cir. June 26, 2012), the plaintiff, a probationary part-time employee, sued his employer alleging that he had been discriminated against on the basis of his...more
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