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Archive for February 2019

4th Circuit Reverses Dismissal Of Sex Discrimination Suit

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, which has jurisdiction over South Carolina, handed down a ruling in February 2019 which may be a boon to women dealing with sexual harassment at work. The case, Parker v Reema Consulting Services (2019), reverses a lower court’s dismissal of the plaintiff’s sex discrimination claim based on rumors being…

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Myths About Racial Discrimination in Employment

In this day and age, the issue of racial discrimination is front and center in many discussions for people across the political spectrum. However, there are many different misconceptions that still circulate about the issue of race discrimination specifically in the context of employment. If you believe that you have been discriminated against due to…

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National Origin Discrimination In 2019

It is a truism to state that the tense and volatile political climate in recent years has at least partially been driven by decisions related to immigration. Much ink has been spilled over the treatment of those who are not U.S. citizens, and what rights they have compared to those born in the United States.…

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What Is Family Responsibilities Discrimination?

Data from the Pew Research Center shows that of 41 countries considered “first world” nations, only the United States does not grant a single day of paid parental leave after the birth of a child. This is only the beginning of what many see as unfair and out-of-touch policies and beliefs regarding parents and their…

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