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Jury Award of $3.5M Reinstated in Chrysler Discrimination Case

August 23, 2012
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According to the ruling by the 7th U.S Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago in Otto May Jr. v. Chrysler Group L.L.C., the Cuban-born May was the target of racist, xenophobic, homophobic and anti-Semitic graffiti that appeared in and around the company's paint department between 2002 and 2005.
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Wal-Mart Settles Employee's EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit for $50,000

August 22, 2012
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The EEOC said Wal-Mart fired Marcia Arney, a part-time clerk, from her position in its Carlsbad, New Mexico, store rather than trying to return her to her job after a medical leave related to her cerebral palsy.
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Whistle-Blower Suit Involving Company's Visa Practices Dismissed

August 21, 2012
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Judge Myron H. Thompson of U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama in Montgomery said while Palmer's charges are “deeply troubling,” there was no evidence that Bangalore, India-based Infosys had violated Alabama state law.
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Muslim Woman Charges Disney with Religious Discrimination

August 15, 2012
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Compromises she offered, including wearing a hijab in colors matching her uniform and bearing a Disney logo, were rejected by the company, while Boudlal rejected Disney's suggestion she work elsewhere in its complex away from public view, according to the lawsuit.
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New Rules on Hiring Veterans, Disabled Unnecessary: Report

August 9, 2012
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The OFCCP has proposed regulations intended to strengthen the requirements in hiring veterans who are protected under the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974.
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Court Dismisses Discrimination Suit Filed by Christian School Teacher

August 7, 2012
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The federal district court ruling said the court had stayed briefing on St. Peter's motion to dismiss the case pending the Supreme Court's decision.
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Vulgar Language Must Be Viewed in Context in Sexual Harassment Case: Court

July 27, 2012
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Said one attorney, in cases where off-color language is used, the ruling signifies the importance of finding out 'how that language was used to determine what steps the employer should take and how they should go about investigating' it and imposing discipline.
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Security Guards Awarded $89.7M in Rest-Break Class Action

July 10, 2012
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At issue in the litigation was that guards were given 'on-duty' breaks during which they were required to keep their cellphones or pagers on.
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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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