Can a Temp From a Staffing Company Bring a Title VII Claim Against You?
Posted on December 30, 2015
Posted in Title VIIthe situation You engage a temporary staffing company to provide you with some temporary laborers to help during a particularly busy time period. Under the arrangement with the staffing company, you pay the staffing company only and they pay the temps. You are not responsible for setting the pay rate, paying the taxes, or getting […] READ MORE
Differing Discipline for Facebook Comments May be Discrimination
Posted on October 2, 2015READ MORE
Stray Remarks by De Facto Decisionmaker Support Discrimination Claim
Posted on July 31, 2015READ MORE
EEOC Rules– Sexual Orientation Discrimination Equals Sex Discrimination under Title VII
Posted on July 24, 2015READ MORE
Transgender former police officer states a claim under Title VII-but fails to show sufficient evidence of discrimination
Posted on June 18, 2015READ MORE
Shifting explanations result in employer liability in Title VII retaliation claim
Posted on June 12, 2015READ MORE
Look out—possibly more hostile work environment claims ahead
Posted on May 15, 2015READ MORE
Can the EEOC come after your company without at least trying to resolve the matter?
Posted on May 8, 2015READ MORE
Does an employee have to specifically ask for a religious accommodation?
Posted on March 6, 2015READ MORE
Punitive Damages Allowed in Title VII Case Even Where Only Nominal Damages Awarded
Posted on January 23, 2015
Posted in Title VIITitle VII allows both compensatory and punitive damages and there is a statutory cap that applies, depending upon the size of the employer ($300,000 in the case of employers with more than 500 employees). 42 U.S.C. § 1981a. In a sexual harassment case before the Ninth Circuit, the question was whether punitive damages are available […] READ MORE