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Archive for August 2019

Potential Pitfalls To Avoid In Employment Discrimination Cases

Filing a complaint or case based on alleged employment discrimination can be incredibly intimidating, especially when you’re unsure of how your employer will react. It is important to not only be aware of the circumstances of your alleged mistreatment, but of all the little details surrounding your case so that your employer has no reason…

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How To Spot FMLA Retaliation

If you are granted family leave under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), you have the right to take that leave without any kind of retaliation or reprisal from your employer. However, employers will sometimes attempt to take negative employment action against someone who is taking leave for a variety of reasons. This is why…

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National Origin Discrimination In 2019

In this day and age, one of the most common types of discrimination in employment is national origin discrimination. This is discriminating against someone based on their real or perceived national origin or ethnicity. In today’s politically charged climate, it can be a particularly volatile allegation for an employee to bring against their employer. If…

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Can A Religious Organization Discriminate?

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers from discriminating on the basis of race, color, gender/sex, religion, and national origin. However, there is an exception to this; religious organizations are permitted to discriminate on the basis of their religion. While this may seem inappropriate, there are reasons to allow it—but if…

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