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Another egregious case of ethnic slurs amounting to hostile work environment
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2013

Many of you were justifiably horrified by the case discussed in our February 4th post, and expressed disbelief that the case discussed did not


"Bullying, violence, harassment, discrimination and stress"
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • February 6 2013

We just received a book entitled "Bullying, Violence, Harassment, Discrimination and Stress," by Ellen Pinkos Cobb, Esq. (2012), and even after a


5 things you need to know about retaliation
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2013

"Any employment discrimination problem -- sexual harassment or anything else -- can always be made worse and more injurious to the conduct of the


What is the most difficult part of maintaining a discrimination-free workplace?
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2013

We were curious about this and asked around. We got a lot of different answers. Some said that it was knowing all of the various laws that have to be


Temp agency sued for firing employee with prosthetic leg because they "did not want anyone bumping into her"
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2012

A staffing agency, Staffmark, sent a woman with a prosthetic leg to work as a temporary SONY employee in an Illinois facility which packages andor inspects Sony products that are being shipped out


Australian government to propose national prohibition of sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • Australia
  • November 21 2012

For the first time, we may see a law prohibiting sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination on a national level in Australia affecting all areas of public life, including goods and services, employment and schools


"Hurt feelings" of former employee of 19 days prompts UK court to award £25,000 for sex discrimination
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2012

The UK's Manchester Employment Tribunal has awarded a former therapist £25,000 on her employment discrimination claim brought under the Equality Act of 2010. This award is surprising to the extent that she was employed for only 19 days


The "Great Texas Lactation Case" is argued on appeal
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2012

On February 9, 2012, we reported on the “Great Texas Lactation Case,” where a Texas federal judge held that a woman who claimed to have been fired for seeking to pump breast milk while on the job had no viable claim under Title VII’s prohibition against discrimination based upon pregnancy, childbirth or a related medical condition


Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite to pay $195,000 to settle EEOC harassment charge
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2012

We wrote last week that the EEOC was targeting sexual harassment cases, and on November 5th we reported that the EEOC just sued Señor Frog's for “rampant sexual harassment of its female employees in Honolulu.”


Maintaining a "good ol' boys" environment is a sure way to get sued
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2012

Sexual harassment suits are on the rise faster that other employment discrimination suits, be it suits by the EEOC or by private plaintiffs