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This Week in Employment Law

Post by: Jessica Monterey

Here’s some of what happened this week in the employment law world!

Pregnancy Discrimination, Special Delivery – Pregnancy Discrimination is a hot topic in employment law news today. Now SCOTUS will hear Young v. United Parcel Service this December after Judge Alisson Duncan found no evidence of discriminatory intent by UPS.

Employment Law Summer Recap…Lebron Leaves the Right Way; Will your Employees? – So, we all know Lebron James left the Heat to go back home to Cleveland…Right? Well, find out how the King’s return to Cleveland is similar to the non-compete world.

A Strange Case in Sexual Harassment – A labor union is sued by a staff attorney for sexual harassment in the Superior Court. The question at hand is if the conduct performed by the supervisor is enough to justify a sexual harassment lawsuit?

OFCCP joins EEOC in Holding That Gender Identity/Transgender Discrimination is Sex Discrimination – The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs updates their Executive Order 11246 to include protection against discrimination based on gender identity and transgender status in light of the EEOC’s decision in Macy v. Holder.

Eighth Circuit Revives Whistleblower Action by Scorned Planned Parenthood Manager – After a federal district court in Iowa threw out Susan Thayer’s whistleblower lawsuit against Planned Parenthood Susan Thayer appealed and on August 29 the Eighth Circuit ruled that the district court was wrong to dismiss her case.

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