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City Agrees to Settlement of Housing Discrimination Suit with DOJ
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

On May 26, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the city of Jacksonville, Florida (city), agreed on a settlement over claims that the city violated the


Florida’s Whistleblower Laws Are an Exception to At-Will Employment
  • Farr Law Firm
  • USA
  • February 16 2017

Florida follows the common law at-will employment policy. At the core of the at-will employment doctrine is the ability of an employer to dismiss an


The Florida Employer Summer 2016
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • June 16 2016

A bulletin on employment, labor, benefits, and immigration law. In this issue: The Inexplicit Requirement and Definitive Necessity for Employers to


Caution: Job Applicants in Alabama, Florida and Georgia Can Sue for Disparate Impact Under Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • Berger Singerman LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2016

Forty-eight years after its adoption, the reach of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) is still being determined. In Villarreal v. R. J


Florida Appellate Court Finds Widow Could Independently Bring FCRA Discrimination Claim After Her Husband’s Death
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • January 22 2016

On January 20, a Florida appellate court held that a personal representative can initiate a Florida Civil Rights Act (FCRA) complaint alleging


Federal court allows ADEA “pattern-or-practice” claim to proceed
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • November 23 2015

Earlier this week, a federal district court in Florida allowed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) pattern-or-practice


Non-U.S. Citizen’s Discrimination And Retaliation Claims Against Bank Survive Dismissal
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2015

On November 5th, the Southern District of Florida refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed against JP Morgan Chase Bank by one of its former bank tellers


The Florida employer fall 2015
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • September 30 2015

The Florida Legislature has amended the Florida Civil Rights Act (“FCRA”) to prohibit discrimination based on pregnancy in employment and places of


U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission rules that sexual orientation discrimination violates Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • July 16 2015

In a potentially groundbreaking decision that increases legal protections throughout the U.S. for lesbian, gay and bisexual employees, the Equal


Amendment to Florida Civil Rights act codifies and extends Florida Supreme Court’s 2014 prohibiting pregnancy discrimination
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2015

Effective July 1, 2015, the Florida Civil Rights Act (FCRA) will include an amendment expressly prohibiting pregnancy-based discrimination in