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EEOC Resolves Racial Harassment & Retaliation Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Discharged Employee

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on October 28, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has entered into a Consent Decree to settle a racial harassment and retaliation lawsuit against Eagle United Truck Wash, LLC (Eagle Truck Wash).  On September 21, 2019, the EEOC filed the racial harassment and retaliation… Read More »

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EEOC Brings Racial Harassment Case Alleging Employee Endured Racial Slurs & Threats Of Physical Harm

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on October 15, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has filed a racial harassment lawsuit against American River Transportation Company (American River) pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII).  Title VII makes it an unlawful practice for an… Read More »

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EEOC Files Unlawful Discharge Case Alleging Employee Was Fired Because Of Her Hearing & Speech Impairments

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on October 18, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has filed a disability discrimination lawsuit against ASICS America Corporation (ASICS) pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  The ADA prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of disability.  Under the ADA,… Read More »

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EEOC Settles Pregnancy Discrimination Case Where Supervisor Refused To Train & Fired Pregnant Employee

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on October 17, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has entered into a Consent Decree to resolve a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against Smiley Dental Walnut, PLLC (Smiley Dental).  On September 25, 2018, the EEOC filed the pregnancy discrimination lawsuit, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission… Read More »

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EEOC Claims Religious Discrimination Where Employee Was Told “We Can’t Tolerate Religious Privileges”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented victims of employment discrimination for almost two decades, our Gainesville, Florida employment discrimination lawyers are often asked whether employers must accommodate the religious beliefs of employees.  Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees because of their religion.  Title VII also… Read More »

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Are Sexual Harassment Victims Protected From Retaliation When They Complain To The Police?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented sexual harassment victims for nearly two decades, our Gainesville, Florida sexual harassment lawyers are often asked whether sexual harassment victims are protected from retaliation when they complain to a law enforcement agency about sexually harassing behavior in the workplace.  Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), employees… Read More »

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EEOC Files Unlawful Termination Cases Claiming Employee Was Fired Because Of Psychiatric Conditions

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented victims of employment discrimination for almost two decades, our Gainesville, Florida wrongful termination lawyers are often asked whether psychiatric conditions qualify for protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Under the ADA, the term “disability” means a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities of… Read More »

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EEOC Files Retaliation Lawsuit Claiming Employee Was Fired For Complaining About Racist Slurs In Workplace

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented victims of employment discrimination for almost two decades, our Gainesville, Florida unlawful termination lawyers are often asked whether employees are protected from retaliation when they oppose racial discrimination against other employees in the workplace.  Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) protects employees from discrimination on the basis… Read More »

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EEOC Resolves Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Claiming Employer’s Hiring Decision Was Based On Gender

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on October 7, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has entered into a Consent Decree to settle a gender discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by the EEOC against Northern Arizona Orthopedics. (NAO).  On September 4, 2019, the EEOC filed the gender discrimination and retaliation… Read More »

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EEOC Files Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Where Employer Refused To Hire Deaf Job Applicant

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on October 2, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has filed a disability discrimination lawsuit against Conduent Business Services, LLC (Conduent) pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  The ADA makes it an unlawful employment practice for an employer to discriminate against any… Read More »

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