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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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EEOC Issues its Final Regulations re: ADA Amendments Act-Substantially Broadens Scope of Disability Discrimination Claims

On March 25, 2011 the EEOC implemented Regulations implementing the ADA Amendments Act (“ADAAA”), a law signed by President George W. Bush on September 25, 2008, that was designed to overturn a number of narrow judicial interpretations of the Americans … 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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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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