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Category Archives: Sex/Gender Discrimination

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Female Employee Claims Gender Discrimination Where Employer Told Her That The Position “Needed A Man”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated gender discrimination cases under the federal anti-discrimination laws for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida sex discrimination lawyers know that women continue to face substantial disadvantages in their efforts to obtain jobs traditionally held by men.  Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), employees are protected… Read More »

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Is Disciplining A Woman More Harshly Than A Man Evidence Of Gender Discrimination?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated gender discrimination cases under the federal anti-discrimination laws for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida employment discrimination attorneys have learned that employers continue to treat female employees differently and less favorably than male employees.  In an employment discrimination case, as explained by the U.S. Supreme Court in Hazen Paper Co. v…. Read More »

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Can A Woman Be Denied A Promotion Because She Is A Working Mother With Young Children?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated sex discrimination cases in Florida state and federal courts for nearly twenty years, our Marion County, Florida employment discrimination attorneys have learned that employers continue to make employment decisions based on gender stereotypes.  The prohibition of discrimination because of sex in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII)… Read More »

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Are Sexist Remarks Evidence Of A Discriminatory Failure To Promote?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Having litigated employment discrimination cases for almost twenty years, our Alachua County, Florida employment discrimination attorneys have learned that women continue to be denied promotional opportunities because of their gender.  Although Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) made gender discrimination an unlawful employment practice more than 50 years ago,… Read More »

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Employers Continue To Refuse To Hire Women For “Men’s Jobs”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) bans discrimination on the basis of sex in the workplace.  Since the passage of Title VII, women have made significant gains in workforce participation, wages, benefits, and access to high-level positions.  However, gender segregation persists in many occupations in the U.S. workforce.  For… Read More »

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Employee Claims That Supervisor Involved In Firing Her Said He Was “Uncomfortable Around Women”

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of sex.  “In forbidding employers to discriminate against individuals because of their sex,” as explained by the U.S. Supreme Court in City of Los Angeles Dept. of Water and Power v. Manhart, 435 U.S…. Read More »

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Can A Woman Be Fired Because She Lacks The “Midwestern Girl Look”?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) prohibits discrimination against any employee with respect to his or her compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of sex.  As observed by the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals in Burns v. Johnson, 829 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 2016), “the idea… Read More »

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U.S. Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals Notes That The Gender Wage Gap Costs Women Over $840 Billion A Year

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

The Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA), which is part of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, forbids employers from paying an employee at a rate less than that paid to employees of the opposite sex for equal work.  As determined by the U.S. Supreme Court in Corning Glass Works v. Brennan, 417… Read More »

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Alleged Gender-Based Discrimination In The Workplace: Employer Just Wants To Pay Fine

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) prohibits discrimination in compensation against any individual on the basis of sex.  The Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA), which is part of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, also prohibits sex-based discrimination in compensation.  Generally, employer actions that give rise to… Read More »

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Manager Harboring Bias Against Women Tells Female Employee He “Was Never Going To” Promote Her To A Supervisory Position

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) makes it an unlawful employment practice for an employer to fail or refuse to promote an employee on the basis of sex.  Having represented victims of employment discrimination for almost twenty years, our Marion County, Florida gender discrimination attorneys have learned that female… Read More »

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