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Oklahoma jury awards transgender employee $1.165 million

by McAfee & Taft on

The courts, the Department of Justice, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission hold differing views on whether Title VII prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or sexual identity....more

Employment Flash - October 2015

SEC Adopts CEO Pay Ratio Rule - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently adopted a final rule requiring public companies to disclose the ratio of annual pay of their chief executive to median annual pay...more

Justice Department sues university in Oklahoma on behalf of transgender professor

by McAfee & Taft on

One of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s stated 2015 priorities is applying Title VII’s sex discrimination protection to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals. This focus is illustrated by a recent...more

Court Denies Summary Judgment to Employer on Professor’s Allegations He Was Denied Tenure After Reporting Inappropriate Facebook...

by Allen Matkins on

A federal court in Oklahoma recently denied summary judgment to Northeastern State University, finding that a professor’s discrimination and retaliation claims, among others, could proceed to trial. The professor, Dr. Leslie...more

Second Circuit Finds That After-Hours Work Is Considered “Hours Worked” For Purposes Of Determining Eligibility For Leave Under...

Donnelly v. Greenburgh Central School Dist. No. 7, No. 11-cv-2448 (2d Cir., Aug. 10, 2012): The plaintiff, a former high school teacher, claimed that the defendants had unlawfully denied him tenure in retaliation for his...more

The Importance Of Accurate Time/Hours Records In The Social Media Age

by Cozen O'Connor on

Just because it’s that I-Can’t-Believe-There’s-One-Week-Left-In-August time of year, doesn’t mean there isn’t some fun and exciting law coming down the pike. An important decision was issued this month by the Second Circuit...more

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