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Proving Age Discrimination When Older Employees Are Treated Worse Than Younger Workers

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented Florida age discrimination victims for nearly two decades, our Marion County, Florida age discrimination victims’ lawyers know that disparate treatment is the most common form of age discrimination in the workplace. In the age discrimination context, disparate treatment occurs when an employer treats older workers differently or less favorably than younger employees…. Read More »

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Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Claims That Employer Refused To Allow Employee To Work From Home

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated wrongful termination lawsuits in Florida courts for more than twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida wrongful termination lawyers know that disabled employees often need to work from home as an accommodation for their disability. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers must provide reasonable accommodations for employees who are disabled. Under… Read More »

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Retaliatory Discharge Lawsuit Claims Worker Fired For Complaining Younger Employees Treated Better

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented retaliation victims for more than two decades, our Marion County, Florida retaliatory termination lawyers know that older workers are often treated differently and less favorably from younger employees. Under the Age Discrimination Act (ADEA), employees are protected from retaliation when they complain about perceived age discrimination in the workplace. In enacting the… Read More »

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Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Claims Rejected Job Applicant Told Gender Was A Factor In Hiring Decision

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment discrimination lawsuits in Florida courts for more than twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida discrimination victims’ lawyers know that job applicants are often not hired for discriminatory reasons. In most circumstances, however, the rejected job candidates never learn of the discriminatory motive behind the hiring decision because employers rarely tell them… Read More »

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Employee Claims Age Discrimination When Younger, Less Qualified Candidate Selected For Promotion

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented victims of age discrimination for more than two decades, our Marion County, Florida age discrimination victims’ lawyers know that older workers continue to face significant obstacles in their efforts to obtain promotion. In denying older employees promotion, employers often attempt to justify their employment decision by reliance on subjective reasons. For example,… Read More »

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Age Discrimination Lawsuit Claims Company Planned To Demote Employees Age 65 Or Older

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated age discrimination cases in Florida courts for more than twenty years, our Marion County, Florida age discrimination lawyers know that employers continue to look for ways to get rid of older workers. In many cases, older employees are targeted for demotion or termination through performance improvement plans, disciplinary action, probationary status, and… Read More »

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Worker Claims Retaliatory Termination When Fired Without Explanation After Discrimination Complaint

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented retaliation victims for more than two decades, our Marion County, Florida retaliatory termination lawyers have learned that enforcement of the federal employment laws often depends on the willingness of employees to oppose unlawful employment practices without the fear of retaliation. As the U.S. Supreme Court in Crawford v. Metropolitan Gov. of Nashville… Read More »

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Worker Claims She Was Fired In Retaliation For Requesting Accommodation For Her Disability

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated retaliatory discharge cases for more than two decades, our Lake County, Florida retaliatory discharge lawyers know that employers often retaliate against employees after they request an accommodation for their disability. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employees are protected from discrimination on the basis of disability. The ADA also requires employers… Read More »

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Can A Past Employer Refuse To Re-Hire A Job Applicant In Retaliation For Filing An EEOC Complaint?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated retaliation cases in Florida courts for more than two decades, our Citrus County, Florida retaliatory termination lawyers know that a common employment law myth is that employees are not protected against retaliation from an employer once the employment relationship ends. The federal anti-discrimination laws, however, protect employees from retaliation by any past,… Read More »

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Court Rules That Touching Victim’s Intimate Body Part Creates A Sexually Hostile Work Environment

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated sexual harassment cases in Florida courts for more than twenty years, our Sumter County, Florida sexual harassment lawyers know that employers defend sexual harassment cases by claiming that isolated incidents of offensive physical contact are insufficient to create a sexually hostile work environment. However, as explained by the U.S. Second Circuit Court… Read More »

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