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Category Archives: Sex/Gender Discrimination

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Florida Woman Files Lawsuit against Whole Foods for Discrimination Based on Race and Gender

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

A Tallahassee woman recently filed a lawsuit based on discrimination she suffered while an employee at a Whole Foods grocery store. Learn more about the case below, and contact a seasoned Marion County employment discrimination attorney if you’ve been the victim of discrimination on the job in Florida. Mother of newborn scheduled to work… Read More »

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Former Executive Sues Florida Employer for Sexual Harassment and Discrimination

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Workplace sexual harassment and gender discrimination can happen to women of all levels, ranging from an entry-level office worker all the way up to executive-level management. A recent lawsuit filed by a former vice president for a national corporation is an example of how harassment can exist even among senior management at an organization,… Read More »

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Publix Worker Files Lawsuit for Discrimination after Years of Harassment on the Job

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Popular Florida-based grocery store chain Publix has been facing a great deal of negative attention in recent weeks for discriminatory treatment towards its LGBT employees. Earlier in the year, news broke that the supermarket chain was refusing to cover the cost of pre-exposure prophylactic drugs intended to prevent HIV infection among its workers. Now,… Read More »

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Lawsuit Alleges Inappropriate Conduct by Police Chief toward Junior Officer

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

The alleged victim of a sexually harassing Dade County police chief has recently filed an employment discrimination lawsuit against the police department in federal court. Read on to learn more about the lawsuit, and contact a skilled Marion County employment discrimination attorney if you’ve been the victim of discriminatory treatment at work. The lawsuit… Read More »

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Female Manager Allegedly Wanted A Man In The Position Held By Discharged Female Employee

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) prohibits employees from discriminating against employees on the basis of sex. Having represented victims of sex discrimination for more than 15 years, our Central Florida gender discrimination attorneys have learned that employers frequently terminate employees for behavior that is an accepted company practice…. Read More »

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Employer’s Use Of Alleged Unwritten Company Policy To Justify Employee’s Discharge Supports Jury’s Finding Of Sex Discrimination

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which is federal law, protects employees from discrimination on the basis of sex. Having substantial experience in representing employees victimized by sex discrimination, our Central Florida gender discrimination attorneys have learned that employers often make employment decisions based on unwritten, if not conjured… Read More »

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Are Employees Protected From Retaliation When Complaining About Sex Discrimination In Pay?

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) prohibits discrimination in compensation against employees on the basis of sex. Title VII also protects employees from retaliation for complaining about sex discrimination in compensation. The U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Donathan v. Oakley Grain, Inc., No. 15-3508 (8th Cir…. Read More »

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Florida Startup Settles Discrimination Lawsuit Out of Court

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

A local startup has recently settled a high-profile discrimination lawsuit filed against it by a former vice president, Tannen Campbell, who claims she was fired because of her efforts to diminish the extent of the misogyny in the company. The corporate defendant to the lawsuit, Magic Leap, is a virtual technology startup that is… Read More »

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Claim of Gender Discrimination by Firefighter Moves Forward

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

In March of 2016, a Tampa firefighter filed a lawsuit alleging sexual discrimination against the Tampa Fire Department. A day later, the woman was fired from her job. The lawsuit makes numerous allegations regarding sexually harassing comments made to the woman, as well as discriminatory treatment she is alleged to have received as an… Read More »

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Former Clerk Sues City for Gender Discrimination

By James P. Tarquin, P.A |

A former clerk for the DeBary, Florida, city government has recently filed a lawsuit for gender discrimination and the hostile work environment she claims to have experienced as a result of her supervisor’s frequent sexist remarks. This is the second sex discrimination lawsuit filed against the City of DeBary in a year. The clerk,… Read More »

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