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by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of Psychology

The meeting, held on March 11, 2010 was chaired by Senator Harkin, with testimony from Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, an original sponsor of the bill in the House, EEOC Acting Chairman

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by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of Psychology

Perhaps. or perhaps it’s coincidental. I’ll let you judge. Between March 2 and March 12, 2010, the EEOC announced settlements in 5 ADA cases. Here they are.

On March 2, the EEOC

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by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of Psychology

On March 12, the 7th Circuit affirmed a district court summary judgment ruling favoring the City of Harvey, Illinois in a case in which four white firefighters were passed over for

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by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of Psychology

According to a BNA report dated March 26, 2010, congress is likely to turn its attention to three important piece of EEO legislation. For BNA subscribers, the report is available

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by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of Psychology

On March 12, 2010, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis testified in front of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies regarding

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by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of Psychology

Generally, there are three prongs to a retaliation claim: (1) plaintiffs must establish engagement in protected activity (either opposing an employer practice and/or filing a formal

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by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of Psychology

On March 17, 2010, the EEOC announced a settlement of $115,000 with Administaff, a nationwide staffing employer (EEOC v. Administaff Inc., D. Md., No. L09-cv-2881, consent decree

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by Fred Satterwhite, Senior Consultant, DCI Consulting Group

(UPDATE: Final rule published on May 20, 2010)

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has submitted to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) a final rule prescribing the

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by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of Psychology

Generally, federal courts can only hear claims arising under federal law. However, statutory law empowers federal courts to exercise “diversity jurisdiction” over state law civil

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by Art Gutman Ph.D., Professor, Florida Institute of Psychology

In Smith v. City of Jackson (2005), the Supreme Court ruled that adverse impact is a valid ADEA claim and that the Factors Other Than Age (RFOA) defense, which is lighter than the

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