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Major Airplane Supplier Fined For Discrimination

By Dilla Employment Law, P.A. |

U.S.-based airplane parts manufacturer Electroimpact has recently been fined nearly $500,000 for discrimination against Muslim employees. Following a year-long investigation, the Washington State attorney general determined that the firm had been discriminating against single individuals and Muslims. Electroimpact is an aerospace provider for both Airbus and Boeing, and the firm came under fire when… Read More »

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You Must Be Careful When Planning Layoffs

By Dilla Employment Law, P.A. |

In the wake of the internet age, it is becoming increasingly common to hear news of big box retailers closing stores due to declining in-store sales. With these massive business closures comes the reality that thousands of individuals will lose the jobs they rely on to feed their families. Thus, because of the sensitive… Read More »

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Discrimination is Rampant

By Dilla Employment Law, P.A. |

Discrimination in the workplace comes in various shapes and sizes. Not everyone is like minded and much of this nation is a diverse melting pot of humanity. However, with this extreme diversity in physical and ideological traits comes the opportunity for discrimination and prejudice. The reality is most places of work believe that they… Read More »

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Landmark Court Ruling Applies Title VII Protection to Sexual Orientation

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Up until recently, federal appellate courts have held that protection under the Civil Rights Act governing sexual discrimination does not extend to protecting against employee discrimination based on sexual orientation. While some states have their own laws that do extend protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation, no federal court had found protection under… Read More »

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LGBT Discrimination in Florida

By Dilla Employment Law, P.A. |

Discrimination because of sexual orientation occurs where an employer or employee discriminates against an employee as a result of perceived sexual orientation, whether gay, lesbian, bisexual, or heterosexual. Federal employment discrimination laws currently only offer employees protection based on national origin, sex, age, religion, race, and disability. However, there is currently no federal law… Read More »

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Understanding the Basics of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act

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The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) makes it unlawful for qualifying employers to discriminate against an employee based on pregnancy, childbirth, or any related medical condition. Generally, the purpose of the act is to help ensure that women who are pregnant or have a related condition are treated in the same way as other employees… Read More »

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Exploring The Scope of the ADEA

By Dilla Employment Law, P.A. |

You recently celebrated your 40th birthday. Up until now, your employer has always treated you with respect and decency. However, recently, you notice your employer has started engaging in behavior that you believe may be illegal. He refuses to extend you the same employee benefits as your younger counterparts, has started giving you much… Read More »

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Understand the Basics of Initiating an Employment Discrimination Claim in Florida

By Dilla Employment Law, P.A. |

Unfortunately, even in today’s world, employees sometimes find themselves the subject of discriminatory actions by their employers. If you are facing discrimination by a Florida employer, it is important to understand your rights and steps to initiate an employment discrimination claim. What Classes are Protected for Purposes of an Employment Discrimination Claim? Under the… Read More »

Remedies in a Florida Employment Discrimination Case

By Dilla Employment Law, P.A. |

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 (the FCRA) prohibit an employer from discriminating against an employee based on certain classifications. Specifically, the FCRA makes it illegal to discriminate against an employee based race, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, color, or marital status…. Read More »

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