201603.30
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Gender Bias at the Workplace is Gender Discrimination: Florida’s Female Attorneys Report

 Gender Bias at the Workplace is Gender Discrimination: Florida’s Female Attorneys Report As March is Women’s History Month, the Florida Bar issued a report in which it describes “…Women in the Legal Profession.” The report is the first of its kind and it’s an effort by the Florida Bar in understanding the field for female…

201602.10
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Should You Be Paid For Snow or Hurricane Days?

Inclement weather can often be frustrating to employees as it hampers one’s  ability to commute to work.. Missing work may affect your next paycheck.  Determining whether you have the ability to work from home, or are entitled to be paid your wages during inclement weather days depends on the applicability of the Fair Labor Standards…

201601.27
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Do You Work In The Healthcare Industry? How To Make Sure You Are Being Paid Correctly

The U.S. Department of Labor explains in Fact Sheet #17N when Nurses are considered exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  The FLSA requires that most employees be paid the federal minimum wage for all hours worked, and overtime pay at time and one half of the regular rate of pay for…

Carolina Biological Supply Facing Discrimination Lawsuit
201509.18
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Carolina Biological Supply Facing Discrimination Lawsuit

Carolina Biological Supply Facing Discrimination Lawsuit A former employee of Carolina Biological Supply Co., fired in 2013, is suing for wrongful termination and gender discrimination. Kimberly Detomo was hired as an inside sales account manager Dec. 10, 2010, and was terminated from the position Nov. 25, 2013, according to the suit filed Sept. 8 in…

Microsoft Sued For Gender Discrimination
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Microsoft Sued For Gender Discrimination

Microsoft Sued For Gender Discrimination Microsoft is the latest tech firm to be accused of gender discrimination. The company was hit with a class-action lawsuit in a federal court in Washington state Wednesday. A former employee, Katie Moussouris, charges that the company unfairly discriminated against her — and other female workers — because of their…

EEOC Sues Healthcare Agency for Pregnancy Discrimination
201509.16
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EEOC Sues Healthcare Agency for Pregnancy Discrimination

EEOC Sues Healthcare Agency for Pregnancy Discrimination DALLAS – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that it has filed suit against Your Health Team, L.L.C. for violating federal law by firing a female home health aide because of her pregnancy. Your Health Team is a home health agency that provides nursing and…

Armani Faces $75 Million Discrimination Lawsuit
201509.15
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Armani Faces $75 Million Discrimination Lawsuit

Armani Faces $75 Million Discrimination Lawsuit Giorgio Armani discriminated against its general counsel because he’s Mexican — and then fired him after he was diagnosed with colon cancer, a $75 million lawsuit says. “The Armani brand is associated with high fashion and understated elegance,” the Manhattan Supreme Court suit says, “but there was nothing elevated…

Former Movie Tavern Employee Sues – Wrongful Termination
201509.14
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Former Movie Tavern Employee Sues – Wrongful Termination

Former Movie Tavern Employee Sues – Wrongful Termination NEW ORLEANS – A movie theater is being sued by a former employee who alleges he was wrongfully terminated for racially motivated reasons. Brian Alexander filed suit against Movie Tavern Theaters, LLC in the Orleans Parish District Court on July 1, 2015. Alexander claims that on March…