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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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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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Wal-Mart Settles Sexual Harassment Suit Brought By EEOC on Behalf of Female Overnight Stocker

So now that the dog daze of summer are over, its back to blogging for all of my readers out there.  A news release from the EEOC today shows that Wal-Mart continues to be one of the big violators of … 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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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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Behren Law Firm Involved in New Florida Case-Law on Wage Garnishments

In Florida and most other states, if someone files a lawsuit against you and obtains a judgment against you, there are several different ways to collect upon that judgment.  One of the ways that someone who holds a judgment can … 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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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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