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  • EEOC Brings Transgender Discrimination Claims in Sixth Circuit
    EEOC Brings Transgender Discrimination Claims in Sixth Circuit

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit in the Sixth Circuit challenging the termination of a funeral home employee who was biologically male but transitioning to female. He claims ...

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  • Woman Terminated for Being Unmarried and Pregnant
    Woman Terminated for Being Unmarried and Pregnant

    Religious-affiliated businesses or employers have certain rights when it comes to how they operate their businesses because of their First Amendment rights under the Free Exercise Clause. As a result, ...

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  • Establishing Pretext When Your Employer Does Not Follow Its Policies
    Establishing Pretext When Your Employer Does Not Follow Its Policies

    When it comes to business decisions, employers typically have a great deal of discretion regarding how their business operates. That includes how it handles its employment decisions. However, there ...

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  • Wearing Pins and Buttons at Work May Be Protected by NLRB
    Wearing Pins and Buttons at Work May Be Protected by NLRB

    Free speech and employer rights often clash in the workplace. This can be a very complicated legal issue to navigate. Employees at a Texas fast-food restaurant were faced with conflict when their ...

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  • Understanding the Various Employment-Related Agreements
    Understanding the Various Employment-Related Agreements

    There are various different types of contracts or agreements that you may be exposed to during your employment, regardless of the type of industry in which you may work. As with any contract, you need ...

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  • The Systematic Reduction of Minimum Wage for Workers with Disabilities
    The Systematic Reduction of Minimum Wage for Workers with Disabilities

    Minimum wage in the United States remains at $7.25 per hour, although many states have taken steps to increase their minimum wage rates to $10.00 per hour. Despite these minimum requirements, however, ...

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