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House Approves Changes to Americans With Disabilities Act

By Saady & Saxe, P.A. |

In February, the House officially passed a law aimed at amending the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If also approved by the Senate, the bill would require those who wish to file a claim against a business for a public accommodations violation to comply with a number of procedural requirements. Some critics have voiced… Read More »

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Fair Housing Lawsuit Alleges Racial Discrimination

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Recently, a national group of fair housing advocates filed a complaint in federal court, in which they alleged that the Fair Housing Act was being intentionally violated at the expense of minority communities in Indiana. Specifically, the groups claim that a number of banks and mortgage servicing companies have purposefully and repeatedly failed to… Read More »

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Supreme Court States that it Will not Broaden Whistleblower Protections

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Late last month, the U.S. Supreme Court  refused to broaden the protections offered to employees who report employment-related misconduct. Instead, the Court ruled that whistleblowers must file claims of wrongdoing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) before they will gain any protection from retaliation by their employers. The ruling could have important implications… Read More »

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Second Circuit Court of Appeals Holds Federal Anti-Discrimination Laws Cover Sexual Orientation

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Recently, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals  became the second Circuit Court  in the country to declare that the federal Civil Rights Act protects employees from being fired because of their sexual orientation. The opinion follows hot on the heels of conflicting statements provided by the Justice Department and the EEOC, as well as… Read More »

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HUD to Delay Implementation of the Affirmatively Further Fair Housing Rule Until 2020

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Early this year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it would be delaying implementation of a rule intended to address housing discrimination across the country until at least 2020. HUD’s failure to implement this rule, which would require state and local governments to conduct assessments of fair housing in… Read More »

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Taco Bell Employees Sue for Unpaid Overtime

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Last week, more than 500 current and former Taco Bell employees filed a collective action lawsuit alleging that their franchise owner illegally failed to pay them overtime. The plaintiffs all worked for one of 75 Taco Bell establishments located in Michigan and claim that their employer capped their paychecks at 40 hours per week… Read More »

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Panera Employees File Claim Alleging Failure to Pay Overtime Wages

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A number of Panera employees in Washington D.C. and Alabama recently filed a class action lawsuit against the restaurant, claiming that they were not paid overtime wages. All of the employees worked as assistant managers and according to the complaint, were unlawfully classified as exempt workers and so were denied the overtime pay and… Read More »

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Former Wells Fargo Employees Claim They were Fired for Whistleblowing

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Recently, Wells Fargo was ordered to repay a former employee back pay and to reinstate her to her former position after she was terminated for whistleblowing. If you were fired for reporting a workplace violation and want to learn more about filing your own claim for compensation, please contact a wrongful termination lawyer as… Read More »

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American Airlines Accused of Discriminating Against Employees with Disabilities

By Saady & Saxe, P.A. |

Last week, American Airlines and one of its subsidiaries agreed to pay approximately $9.8 million in stock to settle claims made by ex-employees who alleged that they were discriminated against as a result of their disabilities. Unfortunately, this type of discrimination against employees with disabilities is not uncommon, so if you or a loved… Read More »

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HUD Issues New Guidance on FHA Protections for Those with Limited English Proficiency

By Saady & Saxe, P.A. |

In September, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published new guidance on how the Fair Housing Act (FHA) applies to claims of housing discrimination based on a person’s inability to speak fluent English. According to HUD’s recent announcement, the FHA prohibits this type of conduct, so if you were denied housing… Read More »

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