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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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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 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 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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EEOC Files Retaliation Lawsuit Claiming Employee Was Unlawfully Fired For Sexual Harassment Complaint

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

On June 13, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has filed a retaliation lawsuit against Hat World, Inc., d/b/a Lids (Lids) pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII).  Under Title VII, employers are protected from retaliation when they complain about perceived sexually harassing… Read More »

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EEOC Retaliation Lawsuit Claiming Employee Was Punished For Complaining About Discrimination Settles

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on June 3, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has entered into a Consent Decree to settle a sex discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by the EEOC against Northern Star, LLC, f/k/a Sumitomo Metal Mining Pogo, LLC  (Pogo).  On September 26, 2017, the EEOC… Read More »

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EEOC Settles Retaliation Lawsuit Claiming Employee Was Fired For Complaining About Sexual Harassment

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on May 24, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has entered into a Consent Decree to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the EEOC against Lakeshore Sport and Fitness (Lakeshore).  On September 20, 2017, the EEOC filed the lawsuit, U.S. Equal… Read More »

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EEOC Settles Lawsuit Alleging Employee Was Fired In Retaliation For Race Discrimination Complaint

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on May 16, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has entered into a Consent Decree to settle a retaliation lawsuit filed by the EEOC against Master Marine, Inc. (Master Marine).  On August 27, 2018, the EEOC filed the lawsuit, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission… Read More »

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EEOC Alleges Employer Cut The Hours Of Employee In Retaliation For Complaining About Sexual Harassment

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that it has filed a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit against Chili’s Bar & Grill (Chili’s) pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII).  Despite heightened awareness of the need to protect employees from sexual harassment, our Marion County, Florida… Read More »

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2018 EEOC Enforcement Statistics Show Retaliation Charges Dominate, Fewer Charges Overall

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is a federal agency that administers and enforces civil rights laws against employers around the country.  Many workplace discrimination or harassment claims begin by filing charges with the EEOC, and the EEOC in turn brings enforcement actions against employers on behalf of workers. The EEOC releases annual data… Read More »

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