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No Clear Answers for Employers: Colorado Baker Who Refused to Create Wedding Cake for Same Sex Nuptials Prevails in Supreme Court

On June 8, 2018 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner On Monday, June 4, the United States Supreme Court (“Court”) announced its decision in the highly publicized Masterpiece Cakeshop case. Employers and business owners were among many closely watching this case, hoping for insight on how to handle complicated situations involving competing rights of business owners, customers […]

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SCOTUS Declines to Hear Sexual Orientation Discrimination Case

On December 22, 2017 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Jo Bennett The United States Supreme Court has denied certiorari in the case of Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital, in effect leaving in place an Eleventh Circuit ruling that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not cover discrimination based upon sexual orientation. Jameka Evans, a […]

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SCOTUS Clarifies Who is a Debt Collector Under FDCPA

On July 5, 2017 by Schnader in Finance

By Stephen A. Fogdall The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) prohibits a “debt collector” from using any “false, deceptive, or misleading representation or means in connection with the collection of any debt,” as well as any “unfair or unconscionable means to collect or attempt to collect any debt.”  15 […]

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SCOTUS Clarifies Who is a Debt Collector Under FDCPA

On June 13, 2017 by Schnader in Finance

By Stephen A. Fogdall The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) prohibits a “debt collector” from using any “false, deceptive, or misleading representation or means in connection with the collection of any debt,” as well as any “unfair or unconscionable means to collect or attempt to collect any debt.”  15 […]

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