Your Obligations to Pregnant Employees

The Twitter feeds of employment lawyers are aflutter with talk of the latest news about pregnancy discrimination. Two recent developments have fanned the flames. First, the U.S. Supreme Court announced...

18th Jul
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Background Checks

Some companies use background checks or credit reports as a way to screen new hires. It’s not illegal to use background checks, but it can lead to a couple of...

16th May
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Florida Ranks High in Color/National Origin Discrimination Claims

New data has been released by EEOC for discrimination charges in 2013. Florida had one of the highest per capita rates of  national origin and color discrimination complaints in the...

10th Feb