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The Fifth Circuit Refuses to Extend Title VII to Sexual Orientation or Transgender Status

Over the past two years, the Second, Sixth, and Seventh Circuits have construed Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to prohibit employers from discriminating on the basis of either sexual orientation or transgender status. 437 more words

Texas Employment Law

Checklist to Ensure Compliance with Disability Discrimination Laws

Every employer should have a program in place to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). 929 more words

Legal Topics

Federal Judge Orders University of St. Thomas to Turn Over Documents in Discrimination Case

In an Order released this week, a federal judge in Houston ordered the University of St. Thomas (Houston), to turn over documents related to our client’s… 201 more words

Employment Law

Miscarrying at Work: The Physical Toll of Pregnancy Discrimination

Here is a very interesting article about pregnancy discrimination. I have had cases just like this, but in order to make the case, it is absolutely critical to have a doctor’s letter tying the miscarriage to the treatment received at work. 52 more words

Employment Law

Mother's tight work schedule may affect child's sleep

Business Standard: Children are more likely to receive fewer hours of sleep if their mothers have tight work schedules compared to those whose mothers gained flexibility, according to a new study. 254 more words