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Articles by Judy Greenwald

Hertz Sued by Fired Muslim Drivers Alleging Religious Bias, Retaliation

December 13, 2011
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Most drove shuttle rental cars for cleaning and refueling during the work day at Seattle's Sea-Tac Airport, while the remainder drove the vans that carried workers to and from the car transport locations.
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Rule Would Require Federal Contractors to Hire More Disabled Workers

December 9, 2011
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Contractors and subcontractors would have to reach 7 percent within each of their job groups rather than within its workforce as a whole.
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U.S. Agency Accuses Cargill of Discrimination, Seeks to Halt $60M in Contracts

December 2, 2011
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The OFCCP said it has been unable to secure a fair resolution from Cargill to pay back wages and interest to the rejected job applicants and to extend job offers to at least 167of the affected workers.
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EEOC to Hold Public Meeting on Guidance for Age Discrimination in Employment Act

November 11, 2011
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According to background information issued by the EEOC last year, the proposed rule emphasizes the need 'for an individualized, case-by-case approach to determining whether an employment practice is based on reasonable factors other than age.'
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Appeals Court Allows FMLA Suit Against American Medical Association

October 31, 2011
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According to the decision, because of the economic downturn, the AMA decided to eliminate the position of Peter Friedman, the communications campaign manager, because his responsibilities had drastically changed.
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California-Only Class Refiles Sex Discrimination Suit Against Wal-Mart

October 27, 2011
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The U.S. Supreme Court had ruled against a proposed class of some 1.5 million members nationwide in June. The majority ruled that the 'respondents have not identified a common mode of exercising discretion that pervades the entire company.'
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California Laws Bar Credit, E-Verify Checks of Most Employees

October 12, 2011
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On the federal level, observers cited an October hearing by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as a warning that employers should brace themselves for such legislation.
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HIV-Positive Teacher Alleges Disability, Race Discrimination

October 6, 2011
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The lawsuit alleges that teachers who are not of African-American descent and have been habitually late have not been subject to adverse job actions.
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EEOC: Bass Pro Discriminates Against Blacks, Hispanics in Hiring

September 22, 2011
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The suit against the 60-store sporting goods retailer also says managers at locations including the Houston area and Louisiana ‘made overtly racially derogatory remarks acknowledging the discriminatory practices including that hiring black candidates did not fit the corporate profile,' said the agency.
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