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Walmart Gets Sued for Alleged Pregnancy Discrimination

Employment discrimination can happen to anyone, including pregnant women. Did you know that the EEOC received nearly 3,500 pregnancy discrimination charges in 2016 alone? In 2017, it was nearly 3,200. In a recent class-action lawsuit filed by the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the huge retail chain Walmart is being sued for alleged […]

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The Fight for Employee Rights: IBM Sued for Age Discrimination

Age discrimination occurs all too often across Florida and the United States. However, employees are seeking justice for these unlawful acts — holding employers accountable for their actions — from small businesses all the way up to large corporations. The technology giant IBM is being sued for alleged age discrimination in a recent filing of […]

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Fighting Back: Former Ocala Officer Files Federal Lawsuit Of Discrimination

A federal lawsuit has been filed by a former Ocala Police Department officer alleging discrimination based on her sex. The plaintiff, Casey Walsh, also claims that a hostile work environment was created during her tenure as an officer and that she was retaliated against when she filed a complaint. This Florida case is significant in […]

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Seeking Justice in the Workplace: UPS Sued for Alleged Discrimination

Discrimination in the workplace occurs across industries of all sizes — from small businesses to large corporations. It’s not only wrong, but it’s also against the law. Employee rights lawyers seek justice for employees every day. A recent UPS lawsuit is a primary example of how workers can fight against discrimination in the workplace and […]

When Should You Lawyer Up? Knowing When to Hire an Employment Lawyer

Do you need to lawyer up? When experiencing workplace retaliation or discrimination, knowing if you need an attorney is not always clear. That is why it is important to understand not only your employee rights but what an employment lawyer does and how they can assist you. Employee rights and the complexities of employment law […]

6 Questions to Ask an Employment Lawyer

When you are searching for the right legal representation, it can be hard to decide who to chose. There are important questions to ask an employment lawyer that will guide you in selecting the best firm for your needs. What to Ask Before Hiring an Employment Lawyer Here are seven critical questions to ask an […]

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6 Florida Employment Discrimination Laws You Need to Know

Florida employment discrimination laws cover millions of Florida workers. From hospitality to healthcare and retail to restaurants, and many industries in between, you have the right to work free from harassment and discrimination. The Florida Civil Rights Act protects a wide range of classes. Here are 6 specific areas protected by this comprehensive anti-discrimination law. […]

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Fired for Being Pregnant? 5 Reasons You Need to Hire an Employment Discrimination Lawyer

Have you been fired because you are pregnant? Some laws protect employees from such actions, and employment discrimination lawyers help women just like you every day. Knowing the facts is critical to pursuing justice. Not every employee in the United States is covered — but many are. If you have been fired for being pregnant, […]

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Pregnancy Discrimination: An Action Plan for Women Who Have Been Fired for Being Pregnant in Florida

Unfortunately, discrimination happens in the workplace every day. Women who are fired due to pregnancy often have legal recourse — holding employers accountable for discrimination and wrongful termination. Do you know the steps you can take? Here is what you need to do if you’ve been fired due to pregnancy in Florida: Know the Pregnancy […]

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Darden Restaurants Settles Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Discrimination can take many forms today in the workplace. Employers are still motivated by the age of an employee when making employment decisions in spite of decades of well-settled law and the numerous regulations set forth by the EEOC, the federal agency charged with enforcement of the age discrimination act. Some institutions actively seek out […]

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