Federal employers have reduced the time they take to process job discrimination complaints, according to a new study by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.Read More »
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Asian-American police officers who claimed they were passed over for promotions because of their race could not recover damages under a pattern-or-practice disparate treatment theory of liability, the 2nd Circuit has ruled in reversing judgment.Read More »
After recent reports that employers were requesting Facebook passwords from job applicants, state and federal legislators quickly responded with possible legislation and a request for a federal investigation into the legalities of the practice.
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WASHINGTON – In enacting the self-leave provision of the Family and Medical Leave Act, was Congress seeking to address gender discrimination in the workplace? That was the question at the center of the debate Wednesday during oral arguments in the ...Read More »
It’s easy to be taken aback by Ekaterina Schoenefeld’s modesty in the wake of her success in taking on the power and authority of the state of New York, ending what amounted to a residency requirement that discriminated against out-of-state attorneys. But the Princeton, N.J. solo seems quite content with the simple fact that she was right that the antiquated law had to go.Read More »