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Court Finds Sexual Hostile Work Environment Where Harasser Said Husband Was “Not Taking Care” Of Victim “In Bed”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of sexual harassment victims for more than two decades, our Marion County, Florida sexual harassment lawyers have learned that women who work in a male-dominate environment are often subjected to egregious sexual harassment.  When a sexual harassment victim works in a male-dominate environment, employers often try to mislead courts… Read More »

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Court Refuses To Dismiss Discriminatory Discharge Case Where Employee Was Harassed Because Of His African Origin

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented discriminatory discharge victims for more than two decades, our Marion County, Florida discriminatory discharge lawyers have learned that many employees who are harassed because of their race or national origin eventually end up being terminated.  Under well-established employment discrimination law, employees are permitted to use evidence of race or national origin harassment… Read More »

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Employee Claims She Was Fired Because Of Age Where Supervisors Said They Wanted To Get Rid Of “Old” Employees

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented victims of age discrimination for more than twenty years, our Ocala, Florida age discrimination attorneys know that older workers continue to face significant obstacles in their efforts to retain employment. In many cases, employers systematically target older workers for elimination, either by incrementally eliminating their job duties, demoting them with hopes they… Read More »

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Court Finds Racial Hostile Work Environment Where Racial Remarks Made In Employee’s Presence

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented racial discrimination victims for more than two decades, our Gainesville, Florida race discrimination lawyers know that a common employment law myth is that an employee must be the specific target of incidents of racially harassing conduct in order to prove that he or she worked in a racial hostile work environment.  However,… Read More »

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Court Finds Evidence Of Retaliatory Firing Where Employee Fired Shortly After Seeking FMLA Leave

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of employees for almost twenty years, our Marion County, Florida retaliatory discharge lawyers know that employers frequently punish employees who exercise their rights under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  Under the FMLA, an eligible employee is entitled to up to twelve weeks of leave during any twelve-month period… Read More »

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Court Finds Evidence Of Age Discrimination Where Employer Was “Looking For A More Youthful Approach”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented age discrimination victims for more than two decades, our Ocala, Florida age discrimination attorneys know that older workers continue to face significant obstacles in their efforts to obtain promotion.  As stated in the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Congress enacted the ADEA in 1967 “to promote the employment of older persons… Read More »

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Can Employers Require Employees To Waive Future Discrimination Claims Against Them?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment discrimination cases for more than two decades, our Alachua County, Florida EEO attorneys know that employers often try to get employees to waive their right to bring employment discrimination and retaliation lawsuits against them.  In most cases, employers try to get employees to waive their employment discrimination and retaliation claims by… Read More »

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Employee Claims Wrongful Discharge Where Employer Fired Him Based On Report From Racial Harasser

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated race discrimination cases for more than two decades, our Citrus County, Florida race discrimination attorneys know that employers often rely upon information provided by racially biased supervisors when deciding to terminate employees.  In doing so, many employers simply rubber-stamp the discriminatory reports fed to them by racially biased supervisors without conducting any… Read More »

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Can You Claim “Reverse Age Discrimination” in Florida?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment discrimination claims in Florida for more than two decades, our Citrus County, Florida workplace discrimination lawyers have seen the gamut of discrimination claims and have kept a close eye on the development of the law across the various workplace discrimination arenas.  In several areas, plaintiffs have been able to bring claims… Read More »

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Once A Disabled Employee Requests A Reasonable Accommodation, Employers Must Try To Find One

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented employment discrimination victims for almost two decades, our Marion County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers know that employers often refuse to provide disabled employees with a reasonable accommodation that will enable them to continue working.  Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is an unlawful employment practice for employers to discriminate against… Read More »

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