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  • How Do Courts Determine Front Pay Awards?
    How Do Courts Determine Front Pay Awards?

    The primary component of any employment discrimination case is economic damages. This includes repayment of lost wages, typically referred to as back pay and front pay. These two types of damages are ...

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  • Can Employers Use Subjective Criteria in Layoff Decisions?
    Can Employers Use Subjective Criteria in Layoff Decisions?

    If your employer decides, for financial reasons, to reduce the number of employees in order to cut costs, that is referred to as a reduction-in-force. For individuals who believe they were terminated ...

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  • Recognizing the Wide Variety of Hostile Work Environment Claims
    Recognizing the Wide Variety of Hostile Work Environment Claims

    It is unlawful to harass someone because of their race, which includes using racial slurs, making offensive or derogatory remarks regarding race, displaying racially-offensive symbols, such as ...

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  • The Impact of the Opioid Crisis on ADA Discrimination Claims
    The Impact of the Opioid Crisis on ADA Discrimination Claims

    According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the opioid crisis in the United States has resulted in more than 115 deaths each day. Addiction and abuse of opioids, including various prescription ...

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  • Class Action Certification Denied in Racial Preference Staffing Case
    Class Action Certification Denied in Racial Preference Staffing Case

    When there are large groups of people who believe they have the same claims in a lawsuit, court rules allow them to bring their claims together in one action. This is referred to as a class action ...

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  • Are You Entitled to Overtime For Working at the Boss's Home?
    Are You Entitled to Overtime For Working at the Boss's Home?

    Wage and hour violation claims can sometimes be unique. A very recent case decided by the federal court in Pennsylvania involved an interesting claim brought by landscapers performing work at their ...

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