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Category Archives: Retaliation News

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EEOC Files Retaliatory Discharge Case After Employer Fired Employee Who Needed To Use Crutches

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In a press release issued on August 22, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has filed a retaliation lawsuit against Employer Solutions Group, LLC (ESG) pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  The ADA makes it an unlawful employment practice for employers to discriminate against employees on the… Read More »

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EEOC Claims Whistleblower Was Fired For Illuminating Age Discrimination In Hiring

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having fought abusive employment practices for almost twenty years, our Alachua County, Florida wrongful discharge lawyers know that older employees continue to face systemic discrimination in their efforts to obtain employment.  In the many cases, older workers who are not hired because of their age do not have access to evidence to even identify,… Read More »

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EEOC Files Retaliation Case Where Employee Was Fired Within Weeks After Sexual Harassment Complaint

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having dedicated their practice to fighting for the rights of employees who have been wrongfully fired, our Marion County, Florida wrongful discharge attorneys have learned that many employers do not wait to punish employees who complain about sexual harassment.  When an employee is fired shortly after complaining about sexual harassment, the employer’s retaliatory motive… Read More »

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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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