Employment Law Cases: Why Destroying Evidence Could Destroy Your Case

Many pieces of evidence can potentially be relevant in employment law cases. If you are a plaintiff, one of your primary responsibilities is to make sure relevant pieces of evidence are preserved. You could substantially harm your chances of achieving the desired outcome if you destroy evidence, particularly if you destroy evidence that you think […]

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EEOC Complaints: 5 Tips to Help You Win Your Case

If you feel you have experienced discrimination at the hands of an employer, filing an EEOC complaint is the first step you can take to hold them accountable. However, that is just one step. If you are wondering how to win an EEOC claim, the following tips will help. If you have filed an EEOC […]

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EEOC Claims: What to Expect & How Employment Lawyers Can Help

Have you experienced discrimination, retaliation, or harassment at work? Are you considering filing a claim with the EEOC? Before you do, it’s important to understand the EEOC process and what to expect. At Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A., we understand the difficulties employees face when confronting workplace discrimination. To help alleviate some of your concerns, we […]

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The EEOC Process: How Long Does It Take?

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is a neutral third party that investigates employee claims of discrimination in the workplace. Anyone can file a complaint with the EEOC if they believe they’ve been discriminated against by their employer, or if they believe their employer has acted out of retaliation. However, not every claim will make […]

8 Things You Need to Know About the EEOC's New Discrimination Guidance

8 Things You Need to Know About the EEOC’s New Discrimination Guidance

The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has updated a 14-year-old section in its discrimination guidance. Guidance relative to protections on the basis of  “nation of origin” were significantly revised and some of the provisions within this protected class may affect you and the conduct of your employer. Here’s what you need to know: […]

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EEOC Releases Docs on Women’s Issues and Pregnant Workers’ Rights

Women’s rights in the workplace have recently gained the spotlight. At the White House United State of Women Summit on June 14, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released guidance documents addressing equal pay for women and more information on pregnancy discrimination. The purpose of the EEOC’s participation in the White House Summit was […]

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Changes to EEOC Reform Act Proposed for Federal Contractors and Private Employees

Will the EEOC Reform Act protect more employees from wage discrimination? A Senate bill was introduced in March to amend the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Reform Act. The EEOC Reform Act was first introduced in an attempt to collect pay data from employers and reduce the occurrence of wage inequalities and unlawful discrimination. In light […]

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Federal Anti-Discrimination Protections for LGBT Workers Backed by 55 Corporations

LGBT workers’ rights is one of the hottest topics in the news today. Sexual orientation and gender have become big issues for employers as large businesses, celebrities, and other people with financial and political influence are addressing the inequalities and placing pressure on lawmakers to do the same. North Carolina’s HB2, dubbed the “bathroom bill,” […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Wait to File a Charge with the EEOC

Dealing with discrimination isn’t easy. When you experience harassment or any form of discrimination in the workplace, it takes a toll on your ability to perform at your best. You shouldn’t wait to file a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commision (EEOC). But, before you decide to go to the EEOC, it’s a good […]

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USWNT TEAM MEMBERS FILE WAGE-DISCRIMINATION SUIT AGAINST USSF

Several members of the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team, Hope Solo, Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe and Becky Sauerbrunn, recently filed a wage discrimination action against the U.S. Soccer Federation. The wage discrimination allegations against the Soccer Federation were filed citing the numbers in the United States Soccer Federation’s 2015 financial report. Women’s team members […]

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