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Employee’s Claim She Was Fired For Complaining About Failure To Accommodate Her Disability Survives Dismissal

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated retaliatory discharge cases for more than two decades, our Marion County, Florida retaliatory discharge lawyers have learned that employers frequently refuse to accommodate disabled employees. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers are required to provide reasonable accommodations for employees with a disability. The ADA also protects employees from retaliation when… Read More »

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Employee Alleges Retaliation When She Was Demoted For “Disloyalty” After Complaining About Discrimination

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented retaliation victims for more than twenty years, our Marion County, Florida retaliation lawyers know that many employers consider employees who complain about workplace discrimination as “disloyal” or not a “team player.” In some cases, employers will even fire employees who complain about discrimination at work for alleged “disloyalty.” However, as observed by… Read More »

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Jury Verdict For Employee Claiming Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment After Break Up With Supervisor Upheld

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of sexual harassment victims for more than two decades, our Citrus County, Florida sexual harassment lawyers know that employees are often subjected to quid pro quo sexual harassment after the termination of a consensual relationship with a supervisor. Quid pro sexual harassment occurs when an employee is subjected to… Read More »

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Employee Claims Racial Harassment Where Hispanic Employees Were Given Worst Job Assignments

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having practiced employment discrimination law for more than two decades, our Marion County, Florida employee rights attorneys know that employees are frequently discriminated against on the basis of race through discriminatory job assignments. For example, employers will require members of a particular race to perform the worst job duties or work the least desirable… Read More »

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Employee Claims She Was Fired Because Of Pregnancy Where Non-Pregnant Employees Were Accommodated

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated pregnancy discrimination cases in Florida state and federal courts for more than twenty years, our Marion County, Florida pregnancy discrimination lawyers know that employers often refuse to provide pregnant employees with accommodations they provide to non-pregnant employees. Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), employers are forbidden from discriminating against women on the… Read More »

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Employee Claims He Was Fired Because Of Age After Being Told Someone From His “Era” Lacked The Skills

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented age discrimination victims for more than twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida age discrimination lawyers know that employers often fail to provide older workers with the training they need to meet performance expectations—even when the training is requested. Having failed to provide them with the necessary training, employers then terminate older employees… Read More »

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Must An Employee Be Pregnant When Fired To Be Protected From Pregnancy Discrimination?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented employment discrimination victims for more than two decades, our Alachua County, Florida pregnancy discrimination lawyers know that a common employment discrimination law myth is that only women who are pregnant when terminated are protected against pregnancy discrimination. Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), women are protected from discrimination on the basis of… Read More »

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Employee Claims He Was Demoted Because Of Age Where Manager Said “We Need Younger Blood”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated age discrimination cases for more than two decades, our Alachua County, Florida age discrimination lawyers know that older workers continue to face significant obstacles in their efforts to retain employment. Unfortunately, many employers seek to push out older employees by targeting them for demotion in hopes that they will quit. In this… Read More »

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Race Discrimination Case Sent To Jury Where Manager Used Racially Derogatory Phrase “You People”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented discriminatory discharge victims for more than twenty years, our Alachua County, Florida race discrimination lawyers know that employees are often subjected to racially derogatory phrases, such as referring to employees who are members of a protected race class as “one of them,” “all of you,” and “you people.” When an employee who… Read More »

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Employee Claims Pregnancy Discrimination When She Was Replaced By Non-Pregnant Employee

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment discrimination cases for more than two decades, our Citrus County, Florida pregnancy discrimination lawyers have learned that pregnant employees who are discharged are invariably replaced by a non-pregnant employee. Although not sufficient, standing alone, to prove a pregnancy discrimination case, showing that an employer replaced a discharged pregnant employee with a… Read More »

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