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EEOC Files its First Sexual Orientation Suits Under Title VII

On March 7, 2016 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Rachel A.H. Horton The EEOC has filed its first lawsuits accusing employers of gender bias for discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation. The complaints are grounded in the theory that the protections in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibit discrimination based on […]

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Small Business Owners: Can a Fellow Owner Sue Your Business Claiming Employment Discrimination?

On May 6, 2013 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner In a very recent opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit answered the question with an emphatic (and lawyerly) . . . it depends! The federal employment discrimination laws – Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, […]

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