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EEOC Claims Whistleblower Was Fired For Illuminating Age Discrimination In Hiring

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought abusive employment practices for almost twenty years, our Alachua County, Florida wrongful discharge lawyers know that older employees continue to face systemic discrimination in their efforts to obtain employment.  In the many cases, older workers who are not hired because of their age do not have access to evidence to even identify,… Read More »

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EEOC Claims Employer Tolerated Racial Harassment & Promoted Racial Harasser

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated racial hostile work environment harassment cases for almost two decades, our Citrus County, Florida race discrimination attorneys know employers often never punish employees who engage in racial harassment.  Instead of punishing racial harassers, employers manufacture excuses for their egregious conduct, such as by telling victims that the harasser was only joking, was… Read More »

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EEOC Files Retaliation Case Where Employee Was Fired Within Weeks After Sexual Harassment Complaint

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having dedicated their practice to fighting for the rights of employees who have been wrongfully fired, our Marion County, Florida wrongful discharge attorneys have learned that many employers do not wait to punish employees who complain about sexual harassment.  When an employee is fired shortly after complaining about sexual harassment, the employer’s retaliatory motive… Read More »

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EEOC Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Claiming Teenage Employee Was Harassed By Her Supervisor

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented sexual harassment victims for nearly two decades, our Marion County, Florida sexual harassment attorneys have learned that employers still refuse to take prompt and effective remedial action to prevent a sexual harasser from continuing to harass employees.  Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), employers are obligated… Read More »

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EEOC Claims Disability Discrimination Where Employer Failed To Reassign Employee To Vacant Position

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment discrimination cases for nearly twenty years, our Alachua County, Florida employment discrimination attorneys have learned that employers often refuse to accommodate employees with a disability by reassigning them to a vacant position.  Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers are obligated to reasonably accommodate employees with a disability.  The purpose… Read More »

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EEOC Claims Employer Failed To Promote Employee Because She Might Become Pregnant

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of employment discrimination victims for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers have learned that employers frequently discriminate against women because they intend to or might become pregnant.  Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), employers are prohibited from discriminating against an employee because of her intention… Read More »

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EEOC Settles Age Discrimination Case Alleging Employer Fired Employee After Learning His Age

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated age discrimination lawsuits for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida age discrimination lawyers have learned that age discrimination remains a serious problem in the American workplace.  As explained by the U.S. Supreme Court in Hazen Paper Co. v. Biggins, 507 U.S. 613 (1993), Congress enacted the Age Discrimination in Employment Act… Read More »

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EEOC Resolves Sexual Harassment Case Alleging Manager Laughed In Response To Victim’s Complaint

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated sexual harassment lawsuits for nearly twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida sexual harassment attorneys have learned that sexual harassment complaints are often met with ridicule or mockery by management.  As explained by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in Curry v. District of Columbia, 195 F.3d 654 (D.C. Cir. 1999), federal anti-discrimination… Read More »

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EEOC Claims Employer Unlawfully Fired Employee Instead Of Accommodating His Disability

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of employees for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida wrongful termination lawyers have learned that employers often fire employees with a disability instead of providing them with a reasonable accommodation that would enable them to continue working.  Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers unlawfully discriminate against… Read More »

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EEOC Settles Retaliation Lawsuit Claiming Employee Was Unlawfully Fired For Rejecting Sexual Advances

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented victims of a sexual hostile work environment for almost twenty years, our Marion County, Florida wrongful discharge attorneys have learned that sexual harassers often retaliate against employees who reject their sexual advances by firing them.  Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), employees are protected from retaliation… Read More »

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