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EEOC to United Airlines: Conduct outside the workplace can create harassment in the workplace

A case involving “revenge porn” photos of a flight attendant published online by a pilot for the same airline promises to illuminate an employer’s duty to take affirmative measures to protect employees against sexual harassment in the workplace. According to … Continue reading

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U.S. EEOC Slaps Walmart Inc. with Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Earlier today the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit against Walmart Inc. over allegations that the company forced pregnant employees at a “Wisconsin warehouse to go on unpaid leave and denied their requests to take on easier … Continue reading

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EEOC Data Shows Increase in Sex Harassment Claims

At the beginning of 2018, we advised our business clients to expect sexual harassment claims to increase. This advice was in response to various high profile sexual harassment claims and the #MeToo Movement against sexual harassment and sexual assault in the … Continue reading

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Bracing For The Deluge Of EEOC Lawsuits

By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. Seyfarth Synopsis:  As we near the end of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (“EEOC”) fiscal year in September 2018, employers and litigators have started to notice an uptick in the Commission’s activity. Specifically, close … Continue reading

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EEOC Sues Over Hostile Treatment of Catholic Employee

The EEOC announced on Thursday that it had filed a Title VII lawsuit against New Jersey-based Hackensack Meridian Health alleging a manager's religious harassment of a Catholic employee. According to the press release:Hackensack was aware of but failed to stop … Continue reading

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