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PHRC Clarifies That It Will Accept Allegations of Sex-based Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation, Transgender Identity, Gender Transition, Gender Identity and/or Gender Expression

By Karen Baillie

On August 2, 2018, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC) issued two guidance documents clarifying that the Commission will accept for investigation charges that allege discrimination based on sex that include allegations of discrimination on the basis of sex assigned at birth, sexual orientation, transgender identity, gender transition, gender identity, and/or gender expression. 273 more words

Employment Discrimination

EEOC or Hiring a Lawyer: When Do You Need an Attorney for Job Discrimination in Colorado?

Do you need an attorney for job discrimination in Colorado or should you rely on the EEOC to represent your interests? Employees who suffer discrimination on the job in Colorado likely have never had to deal with the EEOC or hire an employment discrimination lawyer in Denver. 1,516 more words

Denver Employment Lawyer

Griffin Dewatering hit with Age Discrimination Charge

A 70-year old employee of Griffin Dewatering in Houston has filed an age discrimination charge with the EEOC.

This Houston Employment Lawyer filed the charge on behalf of my client who worked at… 147 more words

Discrimination

Employers Are Responsible for Stopping Sexual Harassment by Non-Employees

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, many employers remain unaware that they must investigate sexual harassment allegations and take appropriate measures if sexual harassment is perpetrated by non-employees, such as customers  or vendors. 621 more words

Texas Employment Law

Pregnancy Discrimination Is Rampant Inside America’s Biggest Companies

Here is an interesting article from the NY Times about pregnancy discrimination and how it is rampant, particularly among large companies.

I have been handling pregnancy discrimination cases for over 20 years, ever since I got my first case involving a waitress in College Station, Texas. 103 more words

Employment Law

Should Salary History be History? Circuit Court Holds Past Salary History Cannot Justify Unequal Pay

By Sharon L. Gold

In Rizo v. Yovino, the Ninth Circuit Court recently held that an employer cannot use an employee’s prior salary history as a ‘factor other than sex’ upon which a wage differential may be used under the Equal Pay Act.  374 more words

Labor Law

No Clear Answers for Employers: Colorado Baker Who Refused to Create Wedding Cake for Same Sex Nuptials Prevails in Supreme Court

By Scott J. Wenner

On Monday, June 4, the United States Supreme Court (“Court”) announced its decision in the highly publicized Masterpiece Cakeshop case. Employers and business owners were among many closely watching this case, hoping for insight on how to handle complicated situations involving competing rights of business owners, customers and/or employees, where charges of discrimination could result regardless of the employer’s or owner’s response. 1,265 more words

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