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Transgender Discrimination Case Could Be Taken Up by United States Supreme Court

A woman who was fired after notifying her employer that she was transgender may have her case taken up by the United States Supreme Court. In 2013, Aimee Stevens filed a complaint with the EEOC against her employer, alleging she was discriminated against for being transgender and for refusing to conform to sex-based stereotypes. The Read More

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Age Discrimination – More Common Than You Might Think?

A new AARP survey’s findings show that many Americans who work past 50 years old face discrimination both when seeking new employment and at their current workplace. The AARP survey polled 3,900 people who were 45 years and older who were either working full or part-time or looking for a job. The results revealed that Read More

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Barnes & Noble Fires CEO for Sexual Harassment Allegations

Barnes & Noble previously described its termination of its CEO Demos Parneros as a decision based on Parneros’ violations of company policies, but now say the CEO was fired for sexual harassment and bullying behavior, in addition to other violations of company policies, according to allegations. This news comes in the wake of a claim Read More

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EEOC Aggressively Pursuing Age Discrimination Claims

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has been zealously pursuing age discrimination claims against employers whom the EEOC believes are violating the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”). Recently, the EEOC settled a claim with the Texas Roadhouse chain, who agreed as part of the settlement to change its hiring practices toward older applicants. Although Read More

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Uber Settles Employees’ Suit for $10 Million Covering 480 Current and Former Employees

Uber has announced how it will pay out a $10 million settlement in a class action suit comprised of 480 current and former employees of Uber. $1.9 million will be divided among 56 current and former employees, totaling approximately $33,928 to each employee. Another $5.1 million will be divided among the 480 current and former Read More

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Equal Women Eight Months behind White Men in Wages

Research from April 2018 found that women are paid 80 cents to every dollar earned by a man. But the disparity between the pay of women and men is even larger when considering race, educational level and experience. Black women have to work an extra eight months to make the same as their male counterparts, Read More

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