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Tethered Rights: Liability of American Corporations for Their Foreign Subsidiaries' Violations of Title VII

LogoGoldman & Ehrlich is pleased to announce that our associate, Sam Sedaei, recently had an article published in the American Bar Association Journal.

Practical Aspects of Discovery in an Administrative Forum

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D.C. Retailer and EEOC Resolve Disability Discrimination Matter

LogoAccording to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Walmart refused to provide accommodations, such as closed-captioned training videos and sign language interpreters, to two hearing-impaired applicants. In addition to the money, Wal-Mart Stores East, L.P. agreed to revise its employee manual and submit to court supervision. These are standard provisions in EEOC settlements. "This settlement should encourage all employers to provide reasonable accommodations that allow equal access for deaf and hard-of-hearing employees and applicants to engage fully in the workplace," said Acting Washington Field Office District Director Mindy Weinstein.

EEOC Commissioner Speaks in Milwaukee

LogoFor the first time since 2016, Equal Employment Opportunity Commissioner Victoria Lipnic addressed the annual Industry Industry Liaison Group meeting, which was held in Wisconsin this year.

Mining Company and EEOC Resolve Sexual Harassment/Retaliation Lawsuit

LogoNorthern Star (Pogo) LLC, an Alaska-based gold mining company, agreed to pay $690,000 and provide other relief to resolve a discrimination and retaliation action. 

U.S. Supreme Court Will Rule on LGBT Employment Discrimination

LogoThe U.S. Supreme Court will hear three cases this fall concerning LGBT employment discrimination, according to a CBS Chicago report.

New Lawsuit Alleges Racial Discrimination at the University of Illinois

LogoThe case, Brown v. Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, alleges employment discrimination on the basis of race under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, a federal law, and the Illinois Civil Rights Act of 2003, a state law. The plaintiffs in the case specifically allege that racial discrimination and harassment are part of the University of Illinois's "standard operating procedure. The case is likely to highlight the harms of racial discrimination in employment and to underscore the steps that employers must take in drafting and enforcing a non-discrimination policy.