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The case is Villarreal v. R.J. Reynolds [2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 18074] decided on October 5, 2016 in an 8 to 3 en banc ruling by the 11th Circuit.  At issue was an advertisement by the defendant for recent college graduates.  Richard Villarreal, the

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In Camp v. Bi-Lo, decided October 21, 2016 [2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 19053] by the 6th Circuit, Kenneth Camp worked for Bi-Lo as a grocery stocker for 38 years even though he had a bad back (due to scoliosis) the entire time.  He worked the night shift

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In a recent Alert, I discussed the OFCCP’s filing of a law suit with the Office of ALJs against Palo Alto company Palantir, a technology company.  The claim is that Palantir discriminated systematically against Asian job applicants in hiring in

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The case is Dougboh v. Cisco Systems, Inc. decided on 10/24/16 by Judge William J. Martini of the District Court of New Jersey.  The ruling may be read here.

The facts of the case are that Pascal Doughboh applied online for hundreds of jobs at

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A September 26th OFCCP News Release indicated that OFCCP is suing Palantir Technologies for systemic discrimination against Asian job applicants in three job titles: Quality Assurance Engineer, Software Engineer, and Quality Assurance Engineer

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On 9/21/16 the OFCCP filed suit with the Office of ALJs against Palo Alto Palantir, a technology company. The claim is that Palantir discriminated systematically against Asian job applicants in hiring in comparison to Non-Asian applicants for three

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The case is Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College decided on July 28, 2016.  The facts of the case are that Kimberly Hively was hired by the college as a part-time adjunct professor in 2000.  Subsequently, she applied for six different full time

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The rules for sexual harassment, as established by the Supreme Court in Burlington v. Ellerth (1998) [544 U.S. 72] and Faragher v. Boca Raton [544 U.S. 775], make it clear that an employer is strictly liable for quid pro quo harassment, but has an

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The majority ruling was written by Justice Kennedy (for Breyer, Ginsburg & Sotomayor).  Justice Thomas wrote a one-page dissent in which he opined that he would have overturned Grutter v. Bollinger (2003, and a much longer dissent by Alito (for

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As reported previously, an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) found Bank of America (BOA) (previously Nations Bank) guilty of a pattern or practice of discrimination of race discrimination in hiring for entry level jobs, and was ordered to pay $964,033

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