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Discrimination

What Happens During the EEOC and FCHR Investigation Process After I File a Charge of Discrimination against my Florida Employer?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

So, you realized you may have an employment discrimination claim. If you’re at the point where you’ve gotten your ducks in a row and filed a Charge of Discrimination with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and/or Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR), you may then be wondering, what happens next? At first… Read More »

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Pregnancy Discrimination at Your Job

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

What protections do pregnant employees have in the workplace? Thanks to the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA), which expands Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, discrimination against pregnant employees in the workplace is prohibited under federal law.. The law specifically states that Title VII’s language about the prohibition of discrimination… Read More »

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Tracking Race and Gender Data to Prevent Wage Discrimination

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Can we prevent wage discrimination in the workplace if we understand its frequency? According to a recent article in CNN Money, a proposal from the White House would “require companies and federal contractors with more than 100 employees to report race and gender data across 12 different salary ranges to the Equal Employment Opportunity… Read More »

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Human Rights Ordinances and Gender Identity Discrimination

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Do all cities in Florida provide similar protections against employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity? According to a report from Jacksonville’s public radio WJCT News, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry released a memo to employees of the city, indicating that he is “changing the city’s employment policy to prohibit discrimination of any… Read More »

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Proving Workplace Harassment

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Is it getting easier to prove workplace harassment? A recent article from Bloomberg BNA suggests that “workplace harassment claims based on a single incident between employees appear to be gaining traction with U.S. courts.” A number of recent cases have made their way to federal appeals courts, and the outcomes of those cases largely… Read More »

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