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Are Pregnant Employees Protected From Pregnancy Harassment?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented victims of pregnancy discrimination for almost two decades, our Marion County, Florida pregnancy discrimination lawyers know that pregnant employees often endure harassment because of their pregnancy.  Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), employers are forbidden from discriminating against women on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.  Pregnancy harassment is… Read More »

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Can Employers Prohibit Hispanic Employees From Speaking Spanish To Spanish-Speaking Customers?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having dedicated their practice to fighting for workers’ rights, our Marion County, Florida employee rights attorneys know that many employers maintain speak-English-only policies that prohibit the speaking of Spanish in the workplace.  Employer English-only policies adversely impact employees whose primary language is Spanish or whose language of national origin is Spanish.  Generally, employers are… Read More »

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Female Employee Claims Gender Discrimination Where Employer Told Her That The Position “Needed A Man”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated gender discrimination cases under the federal anti-discrimination laws for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida sex discrimination lawyers know that women continue to face substantial disadvantages in their efforts to obtain jobs traditionally held by men.  Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), employees are protected… Read More »

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Manager’s Notes Reflect Attempt To “Cover Up” That Age Discrimination Was Reason For Employee’s Discharge

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment discrimination cases in Florida state and federal courts for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida age discrimination lawyers know that employers often give false or phony reasons for an employment decision.  In the employment discrimination context, employees are required to demonstrate that the reason proffered by the employer for a… Read More »

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Do Remarks Attributing Negative Stereotypes To Hispanic Workers Create A Hostile Work Environment?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented victims of hostile work environment harassment for almost two decades, our Alachua County, Florida hostile work environment harassment attorneys know that national origin harassment is a serious problem in the American workplace.  Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), employees are protected from discrimination on the basis… Read More »

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Employers Continue To Fire Older Workers Pursuant To Unlawful Mandatory Retirement Policies

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented employment discrimination victims for almost two decades, our Marion County, Florida age discrimination lawyers know that employers continue to maintain mandatory retirement policies in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA).  Under the ADEA, employers are forbidden from discriminating against employees on the basis of age.  “One purpose of the… Read More »

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Can Employers Require Pregnant Employees To Quit Or Be Fired Once They Are Six Months Pregnant?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated pregnancy discrimination cases in Florida state and federal courts for almost two decades, our Citrus County, Florida pregnancy discrimination attorneys know that many employers act as of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) does not exist.  The PDA makes it unlawful for employers to discriminate against women on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth,… Read More »

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Is An Employee Protected From Racial Harassment By Employees Who Are Members Of The Employee’s Race?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having dedicated their practice or representing hostile work environment harassment victims, our Alachua County, Florida hostile work environment harassment attorneys know that a common employment law myth is that employees who are members of a particular race are not protected from harassment by employees who are members of that same race.  Under Title VII… Read More »

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Court Dismisses Race Discrimination Case Despite Evidence That Reasons For Failure To Promote Employee Were False

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented victims of employment discrimination for nearly two decades, our Alachua County, Florida racial discrimination lawyers know that proving discrimination is not always easy.  “In an employment discrimination case,” as observed by the U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in Parrish v. Immanuel Med. Ctr., 92 F.3d 727 (8th Cir. 1996), the employee… Read More »

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Are Employees Protected From National Origin Harassment From Nonemployees?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated hostile work environment harassment cases in Florida state and federal courts for nearly twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida hostile work environment harassment attorneys know that many employers adopt a “see no evil, hear no evil” strategy to harassment of their employees by nonemployees.  Under well-established law, employers are responsible for the… Read More »

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