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Exact Sciences Settles Age Discrimination Lawsuit with EEOC, Pays $90,000 in Damages to Rejected Applicant

Exact Sciences Corporation, a Wisconsin-based molecular diagnostics company, has agreed to settle an age discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The settlement involves Exact Sciences Read More

Fifth Circuit to Determine Whether it Should Be Easier to Bring Title VII Discrimination Claims

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has heard oral arguments in Hamilton v. Dallas County, which has challenged a decades-old court rule that makes it more difficult for workers and Read More

What Qualifies as “Adverse Action” in a Discrimination or Retaliation Case?

An “adverse employment action” such as wrongful termination, denial of a raise or promotion, denial of benefits or assignment to less-attractive duties could play an important role in a whistleblower’s Read More

Quest Diagnostics to Pay $90,000 in Religious Discrimination Case

Quest Diagnostics agreed to pay $90,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on behalf of a Rockwall-based phlebotomist. In addition, the company Read More

Alliance Healthcare Sued for Whistleblower Retaliation and Unequal Pay

A former account executive at Alliance Healthcare Services in Irvine, California claims she was fired as retaliation for requesting reduced hours to accommodate the demands of her breast cancer treatment, Read More

Wells Fargo Pays $7.8 Million to Settle Race, Sex Bias Claims

Wells Fargo agreed to pay $7.8 million to settle national claims that it routinely discriminated against black and female job applicants, a violation of antidiscrimination laws. According to the U.S. Department Read More

Religious Exemptions for Employees

President Barack Obama recently signed an executive order that bans federal contractors from discriminating against the sexual orientation or gender identity of its employees. This order does not include a Read More

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