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Supreme Court rules doctors can have arbitration with patients

This is another case where the Supreme Court went out of its way to deny the poor and injured the right to a trial with …

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Companies may have to accommodate pregnant employees with light duty

Title VII – the main Discrimination Statute in the United States has damage caps based on the number of employee: For employers with 15-100 employees, …

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Damage Caps

Title VII – the main Discrimination Statute in the United States has damage caps based on the number of employee: For employers with 15-100 employees, …

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Drilling Company agrees to pay 12 million dollar settlement

Drilling company Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. on Tuesday agreed to pay $12.2 million to settle the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s lawsuit accusing it of discriminating …

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Lost future wages (front pay) in discrimination cases

Front pay compensates the employee for the future effects of discrimination when reinstatement would be an appropriate, but not feasible, remedy or for the estimated length …

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The EEOC issues new guidelines for “Wellness” programs of employers

Many employers who have group health insurance for their employees have what are known as “wellness programs”.  These programs are designed as incentives for employees …

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