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McAllen Federal Court Finds Direct Evidence of Race and Sex Discrimination Against a White Applicant

Judge Michaela Alvarez of the Southern District of Texas decided a motion for summary judgment case involving allege race discrimination and sex discrimination in Fischer v. City of Donna, No. Read More

Fifth Circuit Rejects Title VII Claims Based on Public Displays of Affection by Co-Workers

The Fifth Circuit considered sex discrimination and retaliation claims in Kummerle v. EMJ Corp., No. 12-10869 (5th Cir. May 16, 2013) (unpublished).  In affirming the district court's dismissal of the Read More

Houston Federal Court Issues Rulings Concerning Notice in an FLSA Collective Action

The Fair Labor Standards Act governs claims for unpaid overtime.  The FLSA also allows for the certification of a collective action, which is a form of class action in which Read More

The EEOC Issues Guidance for Mental Health Providers in Reasonable Accommodation Cases

The EEOC has jurisdiction over claims for disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Many cases under the ADA involve an employer's duty to provide reasonable accommodations to a Read More

The EEOC Revises Its Guidance on Specific Disabilities Under the ADA

The EEOC has jurisdiction over claims of disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act.  The EEOC has issued specific guidelines for certain disabilities.  The EEOC has now revised those Read More

The EEOC Revises Its Guidance on Specific Disabilities Under the ADA

The EEOC has jurisdiction over claims of disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act.  The EEOC has issued specific guidelines for certain disabilities.  The EEOC has now revised those Read More

The NLRB Finds Another Facebook-Related Violation: The Bettie Page Decision

The NLRB once again considered the application of section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act in the non-union context when it decided Design Technology Group, LLC d/b/a Bettie Page Read More

Fifth Circuit Addresses Damages in an Age Discrimination Case

The Fifth Circuit considered an age discrimination case in Miller v. Raytheon Co., No. 11-10586 (5th Cir. May 2, 2013) (published).  The most interesting aspect of the decision is the Read More

Corpus Christi Court of Appeals: Charge of Discrimination Was Sufficient to Cover "Pattern and Practice" Claim

The Corpus Christi Court of Appeals considered the sufficiency of a charge of discrimination in a race discrimination case in Rincones v. WHM Custom Services, Inc., No. 13-11-00075-CV (Tex. App. Read More

Houston Federal Court: Age Discrimination Plaintiff Presented Sufficient Evidence of Pretext

Judge Sim Lake of the Southern District of Texas considered an age discrimination claim in Paulissen v. MEI Technologies, Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 59175 (S.D. Tex. April 25, 2013). The plaintiff, Read More

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