Sex Discrimination by a Boss or Manager May Create a Hostile Working Environment
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In Employment Discrimination Lawsuits, Kilgore & Kilgore’s Experience Can Help You Win Your Case
Posted on January 6, 2016 – Discrimination in the workplace is illegal in Texas and the U.S. Anti-discrimination laws in Texas are similar to federal statutes, although different filing dates apply. On the surface, the federal and state laws against discrimination appear fairly straightforward. If your employer discriminates in a manner that has a negative impact on you as an employee, your employer can be liable to you for compensatory and sometimes punitive damages. These laws are extremely complicated to… Read Article
Pregnancy Leave – Don’t Let Your Company Impose Its Own Interpretation of Pregnancy Discrimination Laws on You
Posted on July 3, 2015 – A recent Supreme Court decision gave millions shouldn’t accept the company line on its obligations regarding pregnancy benefits. If you are pregnant and working, it is a good idea to consult our sex discrimination lawyers to make sure your employee rights are respected according to the law. Despite laws prohibiting sex discrimination, companies look out for their own best interests… Read Article
Workplace Discrimination Claim Jury Awards
Posted on March 15, 2016 – In a recent workplace discrimination case, a federal district court jury in New Hampshire ordered Walmart to pay a whopping $31.2 million to a female pharmacist for sex discrimination, employment retaliation and wrongful termination in violation of New Hampshire state law. By all appearances, it seems that Maureen McPadden, the plaintiff in McPadden v. Walmart, will soon become a millionaire many times over. But wait for… Read Article
Social Media Challenges the Rules of Sex Discrimination and Workplace Discrimination – Courts are Divided on the Value of Social Media Posts in Deciding Employment Law Cases – Part 2
Posted on October 11, 2013 – Social media has changed the way we communicate. It can be a mass communication and is instantaneous. Courts are just now addressing the relationship between this new form and its impact on sex discrimination and other discrimination laws. An experienced employment attorney can help navigate the current legal uncertainty in this area… Read Article
The Rules of Sex Discrimination and Workplace Discrimination are Challenged by Social Media. in Deciding Sex Discrimination Outcomes, Courts are Divided over the Value of Social Media Posts
Posted on September 20, 2013 – According to the movie, The Social Network, Hollywood’s recreation of the history of Facebook, Mark Zuckerburg created Facebook based upon his earlier internet site called Facemash, which he used to rate the attractiveness of Harvard coeds. In short, Facebook’s foundation was, arguably, a site for sexually harassing classmates… Read Article
Who’s the Boss: This Pivotal Question for Employer Liability for a Hostile Working Environment Splits the Nation’s Courts
Posted on August 28, 2013 – The Supreme Court let the lower courts tussle for many years with the question of who is a supervisor sufficient to hold an employer liable for workplace discrimination or sex discrimination. In 2012, the Supreme Court agreed to address this question in Vance v. Ball State University. The plaintiff was an African-American woman and longtime employee of Ball State’s Dining Services. Vance worked with a Caucasian… Read Article
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