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Blog Posts in April, 2019

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  • Are Women More at Risk for Interview Discrimination?
    Are Women More at Risk for Interview Discrimination?

    Despite the noteworthy progress of women’s rights and gender equality, including their representation in the workplace, women still experience marked employment discrimination. Women are twice as ...

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  • Termination While on Medical Leave May Be Justified
    Termination While on Medical Leave May Be Justified

    Most employees who are familiar with the rights provided by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) understand that when you are out on approved leave, you cannot be terminated. While that is ...

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  • What Employees Should Know About the ADEA and its Protections
    What Employees Should Know About the ADEA and its Protections

    There are many anti-discrimination laws that provide various protections based on the category of employee to whom it applies. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) is one such law that ...

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  • Eleventh Circuit Establishes New Standard for Comparators
    Eleventh Circuit Establishes New Standard for Comparators

    In a very recent opinion from the Eleventh Circuit, a new standard was articulated for comparator evidence. When employees need to prove that they were treated less favorably than someone outside of ...

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  • Alabama Federal District Court Allows Expert Testimony from Forensic Psychologist
    Alabama Federal District Court Allows Expert Testimony from Forensic Psychologist

    One aspect of every employment discrimination case is compensatory damages. The purpose of these damages is to reimburse an aggrieved employee for out-of-pocket losses caused by discrimination in the ...

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  • Alabama's Minimum Wage Battle Continues
    Alabama's Minimum Wage Battle Continues

    Minimum wage is a very important and very controversial topic in the employment arena. In our country, there is a federal minimum wage which is currently $7.25 an hour. However, states have the ...

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