Category: Discrimination

Sexual Harassment & Sexual Assault in the Federal Government Workplace

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Common Excuses for Sexual Harassment at Work: Don’t Fall For It

Unfortunately, sexual harassment in the work place is not an uncommon occurrence. In fact, sexual harassment can be so common that many individuals will fall prey to the excuses that are given claiming it is ok. While it is definitely more common for woman to be victims of sexual harassment, it is not unheard of for it to […]

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Wrongful Employment Termination

Losing your job can be an overwhelming burden to bear for any individual, especially when bills start adding up and there is no way for you to make your payments. While some people lose their job after a company downsizes, or they were fired for misconduct or poor work quality, others lose their job without […]

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Maternity Leave in the News

Last week, Marissa Mayer, one of Google’s earliest hires and most famous faces, announced that she will leave Google to become the new CEO of Yahoo. She also announced that she and her husband are expecting a baby in the next several months. At first glance, Ms. Mayer’s move could be seen as a great […]

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Woman Receives $120,000 for Disability and Age Discrimination

C.B. was hired by DXP Enterprises but then fired a few days later when her employer discovered she had suffered from a prior back injury. After she was fired, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against the company. Rather than going to court, DXP chose to settle for $120,000 and other relief […]

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Attorney Debra D’Agostino comments on federal employment case Klockner v. Solis

The Supreme Court granted certiorari in a federal sector employment case, Klockner v. Solis, from the Eighth Circuit. The issue in the case is whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit or, alternatively, a U.S. federal district court, has jurisdiction when the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) decides a mixed case, i.e., one […]

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