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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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A Common Method Of Age Discrimination: Employer Sets Up Older Worker To Fail

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for workers’ rights for almost twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida age discrimination lawyers know that age discrimination remains a serious problem in the American workplace.  As the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals observed in Graefenhain v. Pabst Brewing Co., 827 F.3d 13 (7th Cir. 1987), the U.S. Congress enacted the… Read More »

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Employee Claims Age Discrimination Where Employer Said “I’m Not Sure We Want A Grandpa”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of age discrimination victims for almost twenty years, our Marion County, Florida age discrimination attorneys know that older workers continue to face significant disadvantages in their attempts to obtain promotion.  Under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), employers are prohibited from failing to promote employees on the basis… Read More »

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Employers’ Remedial Action Cannot Make Sexual Harassment Victims Worse Off

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having dedicated their practice to representing sexual harassment victims, our Marion County, Florida sexual harassment lawyers know that employers often respond to sexual harassment complaints by taking measures that make sexual harassment victims worse off.  Once an employer becomes aware of sexual harassment in the workplace, the employer must take adequate remedial measures in… Read More »

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Court Finds Discriminatory Discharge Where Racial Comment Was Made About Employee After His Discharge

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment law cases in Florida state and federal courts for almost twenty years, our Marion County, Florida wrongful discharge attorneys have learned that victims of race discrimination sometimes learn that employees involved in the decision to terminate their employment made racially discriminatory remarks about them after their employment had been terminated.  Under… Read More »

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Court Finds Age Discrimination Where Supervisor Said Employee Had “Dinosaur Age Related Theories”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of age discrimination victims for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida age discrimination lawyers have learned that employers continue to subject older workers to adverse employment decisions based on age stereotypes.  Under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), it is unlawful for employers to make employment decisions… Read More »

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Can An Employer Rescind A Job Offer When An Applicant Does Not Inform The Company She Was Pregnant?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having dedicated their practice to fighting for victims of employment discrimination, our Citrus County, Florida employment law attorneys have learned that pregnant job applicants continue to face substantial disadvantages in their efforts to gain employment.  Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), employers cannot refuse to hire pregnant job applicants because of their pregnancy.  The… Read More »

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Can False Complaints By Co-Workers Be Evidence Of Race Discrimination?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of employment discrimination victims for nearly twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers have learned that employees are often targeted by co-workers for termination for discriminatory reasons.  In many cases, co-workers target an employee for termination by making false complaints about the employee’s work performance or workplace… Read More »

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Sexual Harassment Victim Claims She Was Fired For Rejecting Supervisor’s Request To Get Drinks

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of sexual harassment victims for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida sexual harassment lawyers have learned that quid pro quo sexual harassment remains a serious problem in the American workplace.  Quid pro quo sexual harassment occurs when an employee’s submission to or rejecting of a supervisor’s sexual behavior,… Read More »

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Court Finds Disability Discrimination Where Employee Was Fired Due To Her Health Problems

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated wrongful discharge cases for almost twenty years, our Marion County, Florida wrongful discharge lawyers have learned that many employers mistakenly believe that they are allowed to fire an employee with a disability when the employee experiences health problems related to the disability.  Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers are forbidden… Read More »

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Court Finds Evidence Of Retaliation Where Employer Gave A False Reason For Decision

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought to vindicate the rights of employees who have been wrongfully terminated, our Marion County, Florida wrongful discharge attorneys have learned that employers often give false reasons for an employment decision.  In the context of retaliation claims, employees typically prove that they were unlawfully retaliated against with evidence that the employer’s stated reason… Read More »

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