Week Ending 10/21/16: Dimanche v. Mass. Bay Transportation Authority

Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending October 21, 2016 Dimanche v. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, 15 cv 10037 (D. Mass.) On October 20, 2016, a Massachusetts federal jury handed down a verdict of $2,625,462.91, including $1.3 million in punitive damages in favor of a Massachusetts transportation worker in a racial discrimination and…
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Three Employees File Discrimination Lawsuit Against Pizza Hut

A Pizza Hut area manager in the state of New Jersey is being sued by three employees for discrimination and retaliation, and the lawsuit against her also names the chain itself for violations of both state and federal laws. The suit is being filed by three Egyptian-American employees who cite a number of instances of…
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Week Ending 10/14/16: Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College

Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending October 14, 2016 Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College, 830 F.3d 69 (7th Cir. 2016) (vacated en banc October 11, 2016) This week the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a decision from July which held that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is not…
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The New Jersey Law against Discrimination

Employees often feel that they are powerless against their employer, that is absolutely not true. An employment lawyer can provide you with legal guidance, advice, and representation to ensure that you are being treated fairly and that your rights are not being violated. Here are some important signs that it’s time to seek legal help,…
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Week Ending 10/7/16: EEOC v. Saint Vincent Health Center

Schorr & Associates’ Employment Case of The Week ending October 7, 2016 EEOC v. Saint Vincent Health Center, 16 Civ. 224 (Erie) (W.D. Pa. 2016) This week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed its third lawsuit of the year against medical providers who fired employees for objecting to receiving a mandatory flu vaccine for religious…
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