Experts Say Age Discrimination Can Be Hard To Prove
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Experts Say Age Discrimination Can Be Hard To Prove

Experts Say Age Discrimination Can Be Hard To Prove When Tina Marshall got laid off in 2014, she was confident that she’d quickly find work again. A few years earlier, she’d gone back to school to get her bachelor’s degree, so she had a recent graduation date on her resume and solid experience in her…

EEOC Claims Texas Roadhouse Rejected Older Applicant
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EEOC Claims Texas Roadhouse Rejected Older Applicant

EEOC Claims Texas Roadhouse Rejected Older Applicant Maria DeSimone was 40 when she applied for a server job at a Texas Roadhouse in Palm Bay, Fla., in 2009. Her family needed more income, so the wife and mother of two, who had two years of restaurant experience, decided to return to work. A manager said…

Nestlé Water Accused Of Gender Discrimination In EEOC Case
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Nestlé Water Accused Of Gender Discrimination In EEOC Case

Nestlé Water Accused Of Gender Discrimination In EEOC Case Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA), a Stamford, Conn.-based division of Nestlé Waters, the world’s largest bottled water company, violated federal anti discrimination law when it refused to promote a highly qualified female employee and then laid her off because of her gender, the U.S. Equal Employment…

Employee Claims Wrongful Termination Against Walton County
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Employee Claims Wrongful Termination Against Walton County

Employee Claims Wrongful Termination Against Walton County A Walton County planning official claims he was fired after stumbling upon evidence of “substantial under-invoicing” within his department, then cooperating with criminal investigators looking into the matter. Harry “Hal” Laird claims in a wrongful termination lawsuit that his superiors turned against him after he found a memo…

Expanding Anti-Discrimination Laws To LGBT Community
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Expanding Anti-Discrimination Laws To LGBT Community

Expanding Anti-Discrimination Laws To LGBT Community People who identify as homosexual can legally get married, but they legally can still be fired, kicked out of their homes and refused service for their sexual orientation in Florida. State Rep. Holly Raschein, R-Key Largo, filed legislation for the 2016 session to prohibit discrimination against people for sexual…

Carolina Biological Supply Facing Discrimination Lawsuit
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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
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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
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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
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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…