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Former Employee of Ice Cube’s Basketball League Describes ‘Toxic’ Work Environment

Ice Cube’s BIG3 three-on-three basketball league has provided a fun environment on the court for players to showcase their skills. However, the league has also had its fair share of scandal. A former employee has filed a lawsuit against the league, claiming that co-founder Jeffrey Kwatinetz created a hostile work environment. The employee, Kainoa Henry, Read More

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Panama City Beach Faces Whistleblower Lawsuit

A former employee for the Panama City Beach building department filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the city, alleging she was forced to endure a hostile work environment after reporting instances of discrimination against her due to her age, gender and disability. The plaintiff is Heidi Murray, who officially filed the lawsuit on January 4 in Read More

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Fourth Circuit Ruling Makes Retaliation Claims Harder to Dismiss

Reya C. Boyer-Liberto, a cocktail waitress, recently filed a lawsuit against the Maryland hotel she worked at, claiming she was fired after complaining about people using racial slurs against her. The defendant, the Fontainebleau Corporation, originally won the case by summary judgment, but the Fourth Circuit Court reviewed the case and found that should instead Read More

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Is Asking Employees to Do a Small Amount of Work During FMLA Leave a Form of Interference?

There’s an interesting story that’s been in the news recently regarding what the limitations are for employers when their employees go on FMLA leave. The Family and Medical Leave Act allows employees who meet certain standards of eligibility to take 12 weeks of leave within a 12 month period for occasions like the birth and Read More

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