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Still No Equal Pay for Equal Work Says CareerBuilder Survey

A recent survey by CareerBuilder shows that nearly a third of women do not believe that they are making as much as their male counterparts, even though they have similar experience and qualifications. The same study shows that 12% of … Continue reading

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The Intersection Between Title VII and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Rules Regarding Accent Discrimination

Those who have immigrated to the United States have played a pivotal role in our nation’s success. Indeed, the goal of encouraging immigrants to assist in growing the United States’ economy was one of the reasons that Congress enacted the … Continue reading

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Direct competition + literally false advertising don't equal standing without more

Brave Law Firm, LLC v. Truck Accident Lawyers Gp., Inc., No. 17-1156-EFM-GEB, 2018 WL 3122172 (D. Kan. Jun. 26, 2018)Brave sued its personal injury law firm rivals (TALG) under the Lanham Act and Kansas state law based on allegations of … Continue reading

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Tough Standards for Equal Pay Act Cases

Here's another Equal Pay Act case, this time on the East Coast. These decisions are noteworthy for a couple of reasons. They provide an extremely problematic avenue for employers dealing with differential compensation claims based on gender because intent is … Continue reading

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Another Federal Appeals Court Effectively Denies Equal Protection to Older Americans

A three-judge panel of the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Michigan has become the second federal appeals court this year to rule that older workers are not entitled to the same protection under the U.S. … Continue reading

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