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Employer Tolerated Sexual Harassment Of Employees By Customers EEOC Harassment Lawsuit Charges

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated sexual harassment cases in Florida courts throughout the past twenty years, our Ocala, Florida sexual harassment attorneys know that employees often experience unwanted sexually harassing behavior from customers. Through their decades of experience representing sexual harassment victims, our Marion County, Florida sexual harassment lawyers have learned that employers frequently do not protect… Read More »

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Florida Hair Discrimination Bill Likely to Die Without Even a Hearing

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Over the course of the past twenty years, our Homosassa, Florida racial discrimination attorneys have represented Florida employees who have been subjected to discrimination in a wide variety of forms. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) prohibits discrimination in the workplace based on race, color, and other protected characteristics…. Read More »

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Florida Employee Subjected To Racist Slurs & Nooses Worked In Racial Hostile Environment EEOC Lawsuit Claims

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

For more than twenty years, our Lecanto, Florida racial discrimination lawyers have represented Florida employees who have been discriminated against because of race. Through their decades of experience representing racial discrimination victims, our Citrus County, Florida racial discrimination attorneys know that employers often fail to protect employees from racial harassment in the workplace. As… Read More »

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Worker Unlawfully Fired After Complaining About Refusal To Hire African-Americans EEOC Lawsuit Charges

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented retaliation victims for more than two decades, our Leesburg, Florida retaliatory discharge attorneys have learned that a common employment law myth is that employees are not protected from retaliation by the federal discrimination laws when they complain about an employer’s discriminatory employment practices against other employees or job applicants. In other words,… Read More »

Discrimination

Age Discrimination Lawsuit Alleging Worker Fired Because Of Age Settled By EEOC

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented age discrimination victims for more than twenty years, our Ocala, Florida age discrimination attorneys know that older workers are often subjected to derogatory remarks about retirement, including comments about how they should retire or are eligible for retirement. In some cases, derogatory comments about retirement or retirement eligibility reflect a desire to… Read More »

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Pregnancy Discrimination Case Claiming Worker Fired Shortly After Disclosing Pregnancy Settled By EEOC

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented pregnancy discrimination victims for more than two decades, our Ocala, Florida pregnancy discrimination attorneys know that pregnant employees are often targeted for termination shortly after they disclose their pregnancy. In UAW v. Johnson Controls, 490 U.S. 187 (1991), the U.S. Supreme Court explained that the “decision to work while [ ] being… Read More »

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Employee Unlawfully Fired In Retaliation For Discrimination Complaint EEOC Lawsuit Charges

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having represented retaliation victims for more than twenty years, our Ocala, Florida retaliatory discharge attorneys know that employers often punish employees who complain about perceived discrimination in the workplace. As the U.S. Supreme Court observed in Crawford v. Metropolitan Gov. of Nashville & Davidson County, 555 U.S. 217 (2009), “fear of retaliation is the… Read More »

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Florida Sexual Harassment Victim Worked In Sexually Hostile Environment EEOC Lawsuit Alleges

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

On March 29, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a press release announcing that it has entered into a Consent Decree with O’Reilly Automotive Stores, Inc. (O’Reilly) to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit. On May 19, 2019, the EEOC filed the lawsuit, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. O’Reilly… Read More »

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Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Alleging Victims Sent Pornographic Text Messages Resolved By EEOC

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on April 1, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has entered into a Consent Decree with Menard, Inc. (Menard) resolving a sexual harassment lawsuit. On May 19, 2020, the EEOC filed the lawsuit, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Menard, Inc., Case No. 2:20-cv-11240,… Read More »

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D.C. Circuit Court Poised to Expand Title VII Antidiscrimination Protections

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

For over two decades, our Marion County, Florida racial harassment and anti-discrimination lawyers have fought for the rights of Florida employees who have been subjected to retaliation, discrimination, harassment, and other negative treatment in the workplace. Having extensive experience representing victims of workplace discrimination, our Ocala, Florida racial harassment attorneys know that proving discriminatory… Read More »

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