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American Apparel Settles EEOC Disability Suit for $60,000

American Apparel, Inc., a clothing manufacturer employing thousands of workers at its production facility in Los Angeles and at retail stores around the country, will pay $60,000 and furnish other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). … Continue reading

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High End Hair Salon Warren Tricomi Sued by EEOC for Pregnancy Discrimination

As we have blogged about, it is illegal for someone to not be hired, to be fired, or to be treated differently at work based upon pregnancy. Warren Tricomi, a New York-based hair salon with locations in the Plaza Hotel … Continue reading

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Discrimination in Hiring of Unemployed? Hopefully the Fair Employment Act Will be Passed

For the unemployed looking for work, apparently it is more difficult to find a new job then if you already have a job.  This may be due to discrimination by employers against the unemployed in hiring new employees.  This is … Continue reading

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Del Taco Restaurant Sued by EEOC for Sexual Harassment-Female Fondled and Groped by Assistant Manager

Many of you may know that any inappropriate sexual advances by a co-worker or supervisor are prohibited under Title VII, the Florida Civil Rights Act and most other state civil rights statutes.  If these types of actions take place at … Continue reading

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Is My Non-Compete Enforceable?

More and more these days, employers are attempting to get employees to sign non-compete agreements.  Typically, the employee does not worry about signing these documents, until after they leave the employer and then realize they could be sued.  If you … Continue reading

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Simon Property Group Sued for Pregnancy Discrimination

A 33-year-old Union City woman has filed a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against the company that manages the Stanford Shopping Center, alleging she was fired without cause just days before she was slated to return to work. Angelina Duran is seeking … Continue reading

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