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MTV Sued For Violations of Sexual Harassment and Overtime Laws on Hills Show

The MTV show the Hills is no stranger to being sexually provocative, but sexual harassment on the set?  Well that is what is alleged in a new lawsuit filed against MTV. Eliza Sproul, a fomer field clearance coordinator and production … Continue reading

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American Apparel CEO Prefers No Apparel According to Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

A former employee of American Apparel accused the company’s chief executive, Dov Charney, in a lawsuit,  of holding her captive and forcing her to perform sexual acts.  The suit, seeks $250 million in damages. It accuses Charney and the company … Continue reading

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When is the Family Medical Leave Act Available to Me?

The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a Federal Law that provides for up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave to employees  in certain circumstances. The employer must have at least 5o employees.  The employee must have worked for the … 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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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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