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Experienced Discrimination at Work? What to Do

By Stephen M. Barbas |

Discrimination in the workplace is a serious problem. Federal as well as state laws prohibit harassment and discrimination against coworkers, subordinates, and supervisors on the basis of race, color, nationality, sex, disability, and several other protected classifications or statuses. If you experience discrimination in the workplace, however, you may feel powerless to change your… Read More »

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Federal Antidiscrimination Bill Passes

By Stephen M. Barbas |

Recently, the U.S. House of Representatives passed by unanimous vote the Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2015. The bill aims to enhance existing antidiscrimination laws, and is focused on potential discrimination in the workplace. In particular, the bill focuses on the accountability of supervisors in cases in which it is determined that discrimination took… Read More »

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New Florida Law Prohibits Job Discrimination Based on Pregnancy

By Stephen M. Barbas |

Claims of workplace discrimination by expectant mothers-to-be will soon be recognized as a protected status under Florida law. May 21, 2015, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 982 to amend the Florida Civil Rights Act (FCRA), which expressly prohibits pregnancy-based discrimination in employment practices and places of public lodging and food service establishments…. Read More »

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