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Wrongful Termination Case Where Employee Endured Racial Slurs & Physical Threats Survives Dismissal

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated race discrimination cases in Florida courts for more than two decades, our Marion County, Florida race discrimination lawyers know that employees are often fired for alleged behavior that employers ignore when done by employees of another race. An employer’s different treatment of employees who are not members of the same race is… Read More »

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Does The ADA Protect Employees From Having To Disclose Their Prescription Medications?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment discrimination cases in Florida courts for more than twenty years, our Alachua County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers know that employers often require employees to disclose their prescription medications. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employees are protected from discrimination on the basis of disability. The ADA further provides that employers… Read More »

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Florida Worker’s Claim That He Was Harassed Because He Is Cuban Reinstated On Appeal

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented victims of hostile work environment harassment for more than two decades, our Sumter County, Florida harassment lawyers know that employees continue to be targeted for insult, ridicule, and abuse because of their national origin. Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), employees are protected from discrimination on… Read More »

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Must Employers Accommodate Disabled Employees By Transferring Them To A Different Position?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented employment discrimination victims for more than two decades, our Lake County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers know that many employers refuse to accommodate disabled employees. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against employees on the basis of disability. The ADA also requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for employees with a… Read More »

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Is Replacing An Older Worker With A Younger, Lower Paid Employee To Save Money Age Discrimination?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented age discrimination victims for more than twenty years, our Lake County, Florida age discrimination lawyers know that employers frequently terminate older workers and replace them with younger, lower paid employees in order to reduce costs. In doing so, employers invariably argue that they are permitted to replace older workers with younger, lower… Read More »

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Is Targeting An Older Worker For Discharge Because Of A High Salary Unlawful Age Discrimination?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented age discrimination victims for more than two decades, our Marion County, Florida age discrimination lawyers know that employers often target older workers for termination because of their high salaries. In doing so, employers argue that they are lawfully entitled to eliminate older workers who make more money than younger employees in order… Read More »

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Are Women Protected Against Pregnancy Discrimination While On Maternity Leave?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment discrimination lawsuits for more than twenty years, our Sumter County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers have learned that a common employment law myth is that only women who are pregnant are protected against pregnancy discrimination under the federal anti-discrimination laws. However, because the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) protects women from discrimination on… Read More »

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Are Women Protected From Pregnancy Discrimination When They Return From Maternity Leave?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented employment discrimination victims for more than two decades, our Alachua County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers have learned that a common employment law myth is that women must be pregnant in order to be protected against pregnancy discrimination under the federal employment laws. However, as observed by the U.S. District Court for the… Read More »

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Are Employees Protected From A Racially Discriminatory Workload?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented racial discrimination victims for more than twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida race discrimination lawyers know that employees are often targeted for discriminatory racial abuse by assigning them a disproportionately heavy workload relative to employees of another race. Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), employees are… Read More »

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Are Employees Protected From Discrimination Based On Perceived Sexual Orientation?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented employment discrimination victims for more than two decades, our Marion County, Florida sexual orientation discrimination lawyers know that a common employment law myth is that employees are not protected from discrimination based on perceived sexual orientation. In Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, (2020), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that sexual orientation discrimination… Read More »

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