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EEOC Files Claim Against Verizon Maryland for Failing to Accommodate Worker’s Disability

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has taken legal action against Verizon Maryland for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits discrimination against employees with disabilities. In Read More

New Pregnancy and Nursing Laws Provide More Protection for New Parents

In December 2022, President Biden signed into law two important pieces of legislation: the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP Read More

Former Trulieve Cannabis Corp. Employee Claims He Was Fired for Taking FMLA Leave

Former Trulieve Cannabis Corp. employee James Catterall has filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging that he was denied the opportunity to interview for a higher-paying position and subsequently fired Read More

Eli Lilly Subsidiary Settles Age Discrimination Suit for $2.4 Million

Eli Lilly & Co. subsidiary, Lilly USA LLC, has agreed to pay $2.4 million to settle an age discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The Read More

U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Critical Whistleblower Protection Case

On May 1, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Murray v. UBS Securities LLC, a case that could have far-reaching implications for federal whistleblower protections. The court's decision will Read More

U.S. Appeals Court Rules on Landmark Title VII Sexual Harassment Case

In a recent ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit set a significant precedent in workplace sexual harassment cases. The court's decision in Sharp v. S&S Activewear Read More

Mississippi Trucking Company Settles EEOC Gender Discrimination Claim

A Mississippi trucking company has settled a claim with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for refusing to hire female applicants since 1986. The company will pay $490,000 and Read More

Supreme Court Lowers the Bar for Religious Accommodations Under Title VII

The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that “employers may not demonstrate that a proposed accommodation of an employee’s sincerely held religious belief or practice constitutes an undue hardship under Title Read More

Medical Device Component Manufacturer Settles Age-Based Discrimination Claim for $460,000

A Swiss-based medical device component manufacturer has settled an age-based discrimination lawsuit for $460,000. Fischer Connectors was sued for age bias, including replacing older workers with younger, less-qualified candidates, forcing Read More

OSHA Proposes Interim Rule for Handling Retaliation Complaints

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has created a new rule to enhance antitrust whistleblower protections. Under the new rule, employees and contractors are protected from retaliation when they Read More

Former Barclays Executive Asks Second Circuit to Hear Retaliation Claim

A former Barclays vice president has asked the Second Circuit to overturn a ruling in favor of Barclays, claiming he was shut out of meetings and fired after sounding an Read More

Midwest Nursing Home Chain Sued for Overtime Claims

Trilogy Health Services LLC has been sued for failing to pay nurses and caregivers overtime wages for time spent working over meal breaks. A former nurse claims that the company Read More

Wells Fargo Sued for Disability and Age Discrimination

A managing director at Wells Fargo’s investment banking arm has sued the bank for disability and age discrimination. Christopher John Billesdon claims he was “iced out” by senior company officials Read More

Former Ford Employee Sues Company for Racial and Sexual Harassment Claims

A former Ford employee has filed suit against the auto manufacturer, claiming that a coworker harassed her based on her race, among other allegations. Initially, the district court ruled in Read More

Boeing’s Motion to Dismiss Age Bias Retaliation Suit Fails

Boeing’s motion to dismiss an age bias and retaliation suit has failed in Washing federal court. U.S. District judge Tana Lin denied the corporation’s argument that the lawsuit was filed Read More

Former Texas City Manager Awarded $12.5 Million in Discrimination and Retaliation Suit

A federal jury in Texas awarded a Black former city manager $12.5 million in damages after finding for him in his discrimination and retaliation suit. Odis Jones sued the city Read More

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