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INDIANAPOLIS - A federal judge has held that the operators of the Hampton Inn on Shadeland Avenue in Indianapolis in contempt for...more
One would assume that a non-profit organization that provides behavioral, rehabilitative and social support services would be adept at complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). But, this does not seem to be...more
The EEOC may have taken enforcement of anti-retaliation provisions of antidiscrimination laws a step too far the Third Circuit ruled in February, and companies transitioning a work force from employees to independent...more
The number of discrimination charges filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in fiscal year 2014 reached the lowest level since 2007, according to recently published statistics from the EEOC....more
This past weekend, while college basketball teams across America finished up their conference tournaments, 64 employment law issues played in the first round of our tournament, and boy did it live up to the hype. Filled with...more
It’s been a while since we’ve had an employment law quiz, so let’s do it! This one is on retaliation. As always, the answers will be provided after each question — you have our “no-pressure” guarantee....more
Regional Center for Border Health Fired Employee Because She Complained About Sexual Harassment, Federal Agency Charges -
SOMERTON, Ariz. - The Regional Center for Border Health, Inc., a Yuma-area health center,...more
Federal Agency Charged Employee Was Fired in Retaliation for Complaining About Employer's Refusal to Provide Reasonable Accommodation for Scoliosis -
ATLANTA - Jamison Shaw, Inc., a hair salon based in Atlanta, will...more
Female Agricultural Worker Was Subjected to Sexual Harassment by Crew Leader and Fired for Complaining, Federal Agency Charged -
Tampa, Fla. - Windmill Farms Nurseries, Inc., a plant material wholesaler and nursery...more
Last week, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released its enforcement litigation data for FY 2014. Continuing a recent trend, the EEOC reported that the percentage of EEOC charges of...more
In This Issue:
- High Tech, High Risk: Protecting Health Plan Data: Recent Cyber Attack Reminds Employers to Take Swift Action
- EEOC FY 2014 Statistics Are Here: What Do They Mean for Employers?
Over the past several years, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed several high profile lawsuits accusing employers of retaliating against employees by requiring them to waive discrimination claims in return...more
In Celia Greengrass v. International Monetary Systems, Ltd., 2015 WL 137891, (7th Cir. Jan. 12, 2015), the Seventh Circuit relied in part on the fact that an employer identified a former employee by name in its discussion of...more
On February 4, the EEOC released a comprehensive set of private sector data for fiscal year 2014. The data tables provide detailed breakdowns of the 88,778 charges of workplace discrimination filed with the agency. While the...more
The EEOC released its FY2014 (Oct. 1, 2013 – Sept. 30, 2014) enforcement statistics last week.
Overall, the EEOC reported a decrease in filed charges compared with recent years. The agency attributed the 5.2 percent...more
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) just released its fiscal year (FY) 2014 enforcement and litigation statistical report for the private sector. Presented annually, the report always contains some nuggets...more
Percentage of Claims Alleging Retaliation Reaches Record High, While Number of Charges Decrease -
WASHINGTON-The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today released a comprehensive set of fiscal year...more
Publically traded companies are required by law to disclose to shareholders pending legal matters that could materially affect their stock price. According to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, an employer’s disclosure of...more
Building Contractor Ignored Complaints of Racial Harassment and Fired Black Employees in Retaliation, Federal Agency Charges -
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Skanska USA Building, Inc., a building contractor headquartered in...more
Company Fired Employees When They Turned 62 and Punished One for Resisting, Federal Agency Charges -
MADISON, Wis. - Stack Bros. Mechanical Contractors, Inc., of Superior, Wis., a major heating and plumbing contractor...more
Here is something to watch out for. Earlier this month, the U.S Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that naming an EEOC claimant in the legal proceedings section of a company’s periodic reports may constitute...more
DETROIT -- Hot Wheel City, a Detroit-based automotive wheel and accessory store chain, has agreed to pay $20,000 and to provide equitable relief to settle a federal sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit brought by the...more
A federal district court recently sanctioned Walmart for "spoliation of evidence" in an employment litigation case. Although Walmart has asked the Court to reconsider its decision or allow it to appeal the decision to the...more
I am not making this up. International Monetary Systems, Ltd., is facing a jury trial on a retaliation claim made by a former employee. The company is going to trial because it listed the plaintiff by name on the disclosures...more
Saks Fifth Avenue’s latest fashion trend is receiving mixed reviews from critics across the nation.
According to a discrimination and retaliation complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of...more
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