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Is Mocking An Employee’s Accent Evidence Of A Discriminatory Employment Decision?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of workers for almost two decades, our Citrus County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers have learned that the most compelling evidence of discrimination is discriminatory remarks by employees who were involved in making the challenged employment decision.  Although not necessary to prove that an employment decision was motivated by illegal… Read More »

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EEOC Claims Employee Wrongfully Fired When Employer Fired Her Within Days After Learning Of Pregnancy

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated pregnancy discrimination lawsuits for almost twenty years, our Marion County, Florida wrongful discharge attorneys have learned that employers often terminate pregnant employees shortly after they disclose their pregnancy.  Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), employers are forbidden from discriminating against women on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.  The… Read More »

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EEOC Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Alleging Company Owner Sexually Harassed Employees

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented sexual harassment victims for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida sexual harassment lawyers have learned that many company owners subject their employees to egregious sexual harassment.  As they control the company and have virtually unchecked power within the company, many company owners mistakenly believe that the law does not apply to… Read More »

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EEOC Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Claiming Management Told Victim To Ignore The Harassment

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

For nearly twenty years, our Citrus County, Florida employment law attorneys fought for the rights of sexual harassment victims.  Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) protects employees from sexual harassment in the workplace.  Under Title VII, once an employer knows or should know of sexual harassment, a remedial obligation… Read More »

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EEOC Files Retaliation Lawsuit Alleging Employee Was Unlawfully Fired For Complaining About Racial Slurs

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

For nearly twenty years, our Marion, County, Florida employment discrimination lawyers have represented employees who have opposed discriminatory employment practices by employers.  Under the anti-retaliation provisions of the federal employment discrimination laws, employees are protected from retaliation when they complain about perceived employment discrimination in the workplace.  As explained by the U.S. Supreme Court… Read More »

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EEOC Files Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Where Employer Thought It Was Hiring A “Healthy” Individual

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on June 27, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has filed a disability discrimination lawsuit against Valley Tool, Inc. (Valley Tool) pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Under the ADA, employers are prohibiting from discriminating against employees with a disability.  The ADA… Read More »

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EEOC Files Retaliation Lawsuit Claiming Employee Was Disciplined For Complaining About Discrimination

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having long fought for the rights of employees who have been retaliated against for complaining about employment discrimination or harassment, our Alachua County, Florida employment law attorneys have learned that employers do not limit their retaliatory acts to ultimate employment decisions, such as failure to promote, reduction in pay, or termination.  Rather, employers often… Read More »

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EEOC Settles Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Where Employee With Breast Cancer Was Refused Extended Leave

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on June 20, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has entered into a Consent Decree to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the EEOC against Illinois Action for Children (IAFC).  On August 28, 2017, the EEOC filed the lawsuit, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity… Read More »

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EEOC Settles Sexual Harassment Case Where Alleged Harasser Was Allowed To Return To Work

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought for the rights of sexual harassment victims for almost twenty years, our Marion County, Florida sexual harassment attorneys have learned that employers customarily fail to adequately punish sexual harassers.  In many cases, employers do nothing more than subject sexual harassers to a verbal warning or extract a verbal promise from sexual harassers… Read More »

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EEOC Resolves Sexual Harassment & Retaliation Case Where Employee Was Fired After Speaking Out For Victims

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having been committed to representing victims of employment discrimination, harassment, and retaliation for almost twenty years, our Marion County, Florida employment law attorneys have learned that employers continue to retaliate against employees who oppose sexual harassment in the workplace.  Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), employers are prohibited… Read More »

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