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As part of our commitment to assist and educate employees in fighting back against the abusive employment practices of employers, we offer a broad range of information about employment law issues in our employment blog.

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Does Employment Discrimination Law Protect African-American Workers From Being Called A Slave?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

For more than twenty years, our race discrimination lawyers in Citrus County, Florida have fought for the rights employees required to work in a racial hostile work environment. Through their decades of experience representing racial discrimination victims, our racial discrimination attorneys in Inverness, Florida know that African-American employees are often subjected to degrading and… Read More »

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Company Agrees to Pay $105,000 to Settle Age Discrimination Lawsuit After EEOC Finds Management’s Excuses Didn’t Hold Water

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented age discrimination victims for more than two decades, our Citrus County employee rights lawyers know that employers violate the law against age discrimination in numerous ways, including repeatedly asking a worker about their plans to retire, claiming to eliminate their position for financial reasons, and then hiring a younger worker into that… Read More »

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A Common Discriminatory Tactic: Failing To Provide Workers With Adequate Resources To Do Their Job

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Through their decades of experience representing employment discrimination victims, our employment lawyers in Marion County, Florida know employers deploy a broad array of discriminatory tactics when seeking to justify eventual termination decisions. One common discriminatory tactic utilized by employers is failing to provide employees with adequate resources to do their job. When deploying this… Read More »

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Can Employers Retaliate Against Workers By Making Them Work In Dangerous Conditions?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Throughout the past twenty years, our employment discrimination lawyers in Citrus County, Florida have fought for the rights of employment discrimination victims. Through their decades of experience representing employment discrimination victims, our employment discrimination attorneys in Inverness, Florida know that employees who lodge discrimination complaints are often targeted for retaliation. In far too many… Read More »

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Can Employers Require Workers To Sign An Inaccurate Disciplinary Action Under Threat Of Termination?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented retaliation victims for more than two decades, our employee rights lawyers in Citrus County, Florida know that many employers use disciplinary action as a retaliatory weapon against employees who complain about perceived workplace discrimination. In far too many cases, employers target employees who lodge discrimination complaints for retaliatory disciplinary action and then… Read More »

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Is Telling An Employee “Go Back Where You Came From” A Form of Employment Discrimination?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Through their decades of experience representing employment discrimination victims, our employment lawyers in Marion County, Florida know that many workers not born in the United States experience egregious discrimination based on their race or national origin. In many cases, the abusive behavior employees not born in the United States endure includes being told by… Read More »

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Are Workers Protected From Retaliation When Complaining About Sexual Orientation Discrimination?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of employees for more than two decades, our LGBTQ employee rights lawyers in Citrus County, Florida know that LGBTQ employees may be unaware they are protected from retaliation when they complain about perceived discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or transgender status. This possible misconception exists because federal… Read More »

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Walmart Back in EEOC’s Crosshairs, This Time for Sex Discrimination

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

It wasn’t so long ago that we reported on a lawsuit charging the world’s employer with disability discrimination of an employee at one of its stores in Arizona (Walmart Sued for Disability Discrimination…Again, posted June 30, 2023). We noted then that Walmart is a frequent target of charges from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission… Read More »

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Can Employers Fire Disabled Employees While Their Request For An Accommodation Is Still Outstanding?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented employment discrimination victims for more than two decades, our employment discrimination lawyers in Citrus County, Florida have learned that most employers resist providing disabled workers with an accommodation for their disability. Rarely do employers engage in good faith efforts to determine whether they can accommodate disabled employees. In some cases, employers even… Read More »

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Can Employers Lawfully Fire Employees Based On Hearsay?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Through their decades of experience representing employees, our employment lawyers in Marion County, Florida know that employees are often terminated based on hearsay. In the termination context, hearsay generally means that the employees involved in making the termination did not communicate, whether verbally or in writing, with the individual who furnished information on which… Read More »

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