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Sex Discrimination Cases from the 1960s to Today

Author: Stephen D. Hans Employers first faced lawsuits for workplace sex discrimination during the 1960s after the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), flight attendants were among the first organized … Continue reading

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Are contestants of reality shows, employees?

American Idol faces a discrimination lawsuit filed by 10 black former contestants who were disqualified from the show.  The plaintiffs claim they were disqualified for reasons other than singing, including criminal history, and were given the “right to sue” by … Continue reading

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Complying with Tip Pooling and Tip Credits under the FLSA

Author: Hans Associates: Stephen D. Hans Queens, NY Employment Defense Attorneys The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) changed its rules about tipped employees when applying the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The DOL has provided a fact sheet  clarifying how … Continue reading

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