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Tag Archives: Employment Discrimination

Wal-Mart equal pay claims approach 2,000

Nearly 2,000 women have filed individual employment discrimination claims against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last June rejecting their equal pay and failure-to-promote class action, plaintiffs’ lawyers say.

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EEOC transgender ruling could open door to gay bias claims

The recent ruling from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission holding that transgendered workers can bring employment bias claims under Title VII is a “game changer” in employment discrimination law, and could lead to claims under the Act based on sexual orientation.

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EEOC adds transgender to protected list

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups are praising the recent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission decision in Macy v. Holder (appeal no. 0120120821), to extend Title VII employment discrimination protection to transgender individuals.

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10-1596 DeTata v. Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc.

Employment Discrimination; statute of limitations Oral notice that the EEOC has issued a right-to-sue letter is insufficient to trigger the 90-day statute of limitations. “Even if we were to adopt the Ebbert court’s rule, under which an oral communication may qualify as statutory notice if equivalent to written notice, Rollpoint would be no better off. The EEOC has identified four ...

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