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Biological Fathers Entitled To Better Parental Leave Policy Benefits
Posted on 1 Aug 2018 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (ELC) reached a settlement with respect to a male employee’s claim that following the birth of his child, he was provided inferior benefits to biological mothers... Read More

Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against CBS Game Show The Price Is Right
Posted on 18 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - Carney R. Shegerian, an employee rights attorney and founder of Shegerian & Associates, has announced the filing of a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of model Shane Stirling against the television game show The Price Is Right alleging... Read More

Macy’s Sued By Transgender Ex-Employee
Posted on 11 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - Alleging three years of sex gender humiliation, harassment, discrimination, intimidation, coercion and emotional distress while serving as a cosmetics department employee of the Macy's Department store in the Del Amo Fashion Center... Read More

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against 24 Hour Fitness Alleges Racial, Gender Discrimination
Posted on 28 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - The Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund (MALDEF) and the law firm of Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson P.C. on July 13 filed a class action lawsuit in Alameda County Superior Court on behalf of employees of 24... Read More

7 Key Points From The Supreme Court's Wal-Mart v. Dukes Class Action Opinion
Posted on 22 Jun 2011 by Jon Hyman

Jon Hyman Yesterday, the Supreme Court unanimously reversed the certification of the class action in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes . Recall that Dukes sought the certification of a nationwide class of 1.5 million female Wal-Mart employees allegedly... Read More

Supreme Court Decision To Recognize 'Ministerial Exemption' In Employment Discrimination Cases 'Resounding Victory' For Religious Organizations
Posted on 7 Feb 2012 by Darrell VanDeusen

By Darrell VanDeusen In a decision that many are calling a resounding victory for religious organizations, the Supreme Court has unanimously decided that the First Amendment's establishment and free exercise clauses create a "ministerial exception"... Read More

Title IX And Other Women’s Issues
Posted on 24 Mar 2010 by William H. Glover Jr.

(Excerpt from the Sports Law Handbook by William H. Glover, Jr.) Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal law prohibiting gender discrimination in athletic programs at institutions that receive federal funds. What happens to a college... Read More

Supreme Court: Title VII Forbids Third-Party Retaliation
Posted on 24 Jan 2011 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) An employer may not use third-party reprisal as a means of retaliating against the third party's fiancée, an employee who filed a discrimination claim, and the third-party employee has standing to sue the... Read More

Julie Myers Wood: Flawed Analysis Blocks Parts of 2010 Arizona Immigration Law, S.B. 1070
Posted on 20 Aug 2010 by Julie Myers Wood

By Julie Myers Wood, President Immigration and Customs Solutions, LLC Julie Myers Wood, former Assistant Secretary running U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, analyzes the U.S. District Court decision ( 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 75558 ) enjoining... Read More

Daniel M. Kowalski: Key Provisions Of Arizona Immigration Law Blocked
Posted on 29 Jul 2010 by Daniel M. Kowalski

By Daniel M. Kowalski, Attorney, The Fowler Law Firm PC Daniel M. Kowalski discusses the July 28, 2010 decision by Judge Susan R. Bolton in United States v. Ariz., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 75558 (D. Ariz. 2010) . Mr. Kowalski is an immigration lawyer with... Read More

U.S. High Court Allows Disparate-Impact Lawsuits
Posted on 24 May 2010 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) An individual who fails to file a timely charge challenging the adoption of an employment practice may file a disparate-impact claim challenging an employer’s later application of that practice as long as... Read More