Tag Archives: Pregnancy discrimination


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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Milwaukee Security Company Durable Contract Services Must Pay for Pregnancy Discrimination

Durable Contract Services Inc., a Milwaukee-based security company, must pay $35,000 to settle pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by employee Tenisha Yarbrough. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Chicago district office claimed the company violated a federal law when they fired … Continue reading

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Sexual Harassment Suit Against Appareless CEO of American Apparel Halted by Arbitration Agreement-Read These Documents Before You Sign Them

You may recall that I blogged the other day about the outlandish allegations of a new sexual harassment lawsuit brought against the CEO of American Apparel by one of his eighteen year old former employees.  Today it came out that … Continue reading

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Judge Rules Walmart Followed Law in Termination of Brain Cancer Patient Using Medical Marijuana

There are now 14 states including the District of Columbia that have laws permitting medical use of marijuana.  So increasingly, Courts have been called upon to determine whether an employer may terminate an employee for medical use of marijuana.  Only … 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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Shareholder Agreements Help Defuse the Business Divorce

When a business breaks up between business partners, especially one where there were only two partners each owning 50% of the business, it can become a very incendiary situation.  After years of handling these types of disputes I have grown … 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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