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Decisive $31.2 Million Verdict in Discrimination & Wrongful Termination Case against Walmart Sends Powerful Message to Employers

By Jonathan Weinman |

Weeks ago, a New Hampshire jury ordered Walmart Stores, Inc. to pay $31.2 million to the plaintiff in a discrimination and wrongful termination case. This substantial verdict has captured national headlines, and its message to employers may be significant. Background on the Discrimination & Wrongful Termination Case This case (McPadden v. Wal-Mart Stores East… Read More »

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Female and Underrepresented Minority Workers in California Restaurants Often Experience Discrimination, Study Finds

By Jonathan Weinman |

Discrimination is not uncommon for female workers and minorities, in the California restaurant industry, a study conducted by University of California researchers has revealed. The findings, published in a report entitled, “Ending Jim Crow in America’s Restaurants: Racial and Gender Occupational Segregation in the Restaurant Industry,” provide some insight regarding the wages, staff level disparities… Read More »

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Groundbreaking EEOC Ruling Protects LGBT Workers from Sexual Orientation Discrimination

By Jonathan Weinman |

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workers have recently been granted new protections at work as a result of a ruling handed down by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on July 16, 2015. The ruling specifically stated that “sexual orientation discrimination is sex discrimination because it necessarily entails treating an employee less favorably… Read More »

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Anti-Discrimination Pay Bill Passes California Senate

By Jonathan Weinman |

The California Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 358, entitled the California Fair Pay Act, which attempts to ensure that women performing substantially the same work as men are paid the same. On average, women make far less per hour for the same work as men, with the pay gap worse for minority women. The… Read More »

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