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Proposed Florida Law Would Protect Medical Marijuana Users from Employment Discrimination

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Marijuana legalization is quickly expanding across the country.  Currently, the recreational use of cannabis is legal in 11 states, while medicinal marijuana is legal in 33 states as well as four out of the five U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.  Cannabis, however, remains largely illegal under federal law, other than certain ingredients… 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 Gender Discrimination Case Claiming Employer Had A Preference For Female Leadership

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a recently issued press release, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has entered into a Consent Decree to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit filed by the EEOC against Park School of Baltimore, Inc. (Park School).  On July 30, 2018, the EEOC filed the gender discrimination lawsuit, U.S. Equal Employment… Read More »

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