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

In a long awaited and much anticipated ruling issued on May 24, 2010, the Supreme Court unanimously opined that the plaintiffs may proceed to trial with their adverse impact challenge

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

On May 17, 2010, a jury awarded nearly 3.4 million dollars to 12 named female plaintiffs in Velez v. Novartis Corp. There was a 5-week trial in front of District Court Judge Colleen

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

In a ruling issued on May 3, 2010 by Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz of the Southern District of California, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was found to have violated the

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by Fred Satterwhite, Senior Consultant, DCI Consulting Group

On May 20, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) will publish its final rule implementing Executive Order 13496 and prescribing the size, form, and content of the notice to be posted by a

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

Michael Briscoe was one of the black applicants for promotion to lieutenant in the Supreme Court’s ruling in Ricci v. DeStefano (2009). On remand from the Supreme Court, District

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

In NAACP v. North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40067), the NAACP challenged a residency requirement for firefighter candidates excluding applicants living

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

Lorraine McCarthy, staff writer for BNA, reported on May 17, 2010 that the OFCCP has charged AstraZeneca PLC with violating Executive Order 11246 in an administrative complaint filed on

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

Wal-Mart agreed to a settlement of up to 86 million dollars for 232,000 employees alleging nonpayment for vacation or personal leave in accordance with California state law after they

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

On May 7 2010, the 11th Circuit affirmed a district court judgment of $630,000 for 14 women (12 nurses, 1 doctor & 1 classification officer) on grounds of third-party sexual harassment.

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DCI President David Cohen delivered the first-ever keynote address at Radford University’s Graduate College Commencement and Hooding Ceremony on May 7, 2010. Cohen was chosen as the inaugural speaker based on his success in the short period of time

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