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California Administrative Assistant Fired While on Medical Leave Lands $723K Judgment

There are various ways that an employer can be in violation of the workplace anti-discrimination provisions of the Fair Employment and Housing Act. With regard to employees with disabilities, the employer can become liable by failing to provide the employee … Continue reading

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Fired Magistrate Has Due Process But Not Equal Protection Claim

In Edelstein v. Stephens, (SD OH, March 31, 2018), an Ohio federal district court adopted in part and rejected in part a magistrate's recommendations and held that a magistrate/ staff attorney who was fired after she requested eight days off for Jewish … Continue reading

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Librarian fired for reporting porn viewing patron?

This story comes from the Visalia Times-Delta (CA) where a librarian, Brenda Biesterfeld, claims she was terminated for reporting to police a patron who was viewing child pornography. The library denies the reporting is the cause of her termination. Another… … Continue reading

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Scottish Pines Rehabilitation & Nursing Center Sued by EEOC For Pregnancy Discrimination Laurinburg Nursing Home Refused to Accommodate and Fired Pregnant Nursing Assistants, Federal Agency Charges Century Care of Laurinburg, Inc., doing business as Scottish Pines Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, … Continue reading

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What's my risk if I give a negative reference for a fired worker?

The following scenario is one many employers in this region have encountered at some point. The hiring manager for another company calls seeking information about a former employee you got rid of or outright fired. What can you say in … Continue reading

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