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Hotel Groups to Settle EEOC Harassment Suit

July 6, 2012
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The EEOC said female employees were subjected to the constant use of racial slurs and derogatory sex-based and racial comments.
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Supreme Court to Clarify What Constitutes a Supervisor in Harassment Cases

June 27, 2012
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The court accepted the case June 25 and has ruled on the issue previously under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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25 Million Reasons to Tell a Good Story

June 14, 2012
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It strikes me that likening KKK graffiti and a toy monkey with a noose around its neck as common 'trash talking' is a recipe for a disaster.
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Muslim Woman Wins $5.1M Judgment in Work Discrimination Suit

May 8, 2012
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Employers must make sure their employees, including line workers as well as supervisory staff, are 'trained carefully in anti-harassment measures and policy.'
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Court: Three Unwanted Touches in Five Months Constitute Sex Harassment

May 8, 2012
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One attorney familiar with the case says the case illustrates that employers need to conduct an investigation 'in any situation that involves intimate touching.'
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State Court Upholds Gay Employee's Hostile Work Environment Claim

May 7, 2012
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Said one attorney, 'This is the first appellate-level case in the country that extends hostile work environment (claims) to the area of sexual orientation.'
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Coca-Cola Unit Sued for Alleged Racial Discrimination

March 20, 2012
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The lawsuit charges that the 16 plaintiffs 'have suffered from the worst of its ills in terms of biased work assignments and allotment of hours, unfair discipline and retaliation, and a caustic work environment.'
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EEOC Actions, Enforcement Trends Focus of Report on Agency

January 27, 2012
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The report noted that the agency identified combating systemic discrimination as a top priority in a 2006 task force report.
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Former Groupon Employees Countersue Over Contract Terms

January 27, 2012
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The countersuit, filed Jan. 25, reveals an increasingly testy relationship between two high-profile Internet players: Google, the king of search advertising, based in Mountain View, California, and Chicago-based Groupon, the leader in the new online-advertising business with daily deals.
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