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Archive for March 2019

How To Spot A Hostile Work Environment

Claims alleging hostile work environments have been rising for the last several years. While more and more claims are being adjudicated, there is still not a particularly specific definition of the term. If you are in a position where you believe you may have a claim to make, it can feel paralyzing to not be…

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Workplace Lawsuits After Epic Systems

The case of Epic Systems Corp v Lewis (2018) was decided at the Supreme Court level, with the holding effectively barring workers with similar grievances from classing together during arbitration. This has made the environment much more difficult for workers who do experience unfair treatment on the job, and it is a good idea to…

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Accommodating “Sincerely Held” Beliefs

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination based on religion. More precisely, though, it requires that “sincerely held” religious beliefs be accommodated, as long as it is not an undue burden on the employer to do so. This can create a lot of questions, especially for an employee who believes they…

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