employment discrimination

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In 1995, the City of Chicago (“Chicago”) adopted a new exam to screen applicants for entry-level firefighter positions. See Lewis v. City of Chicago, 528 F.3d 488, 490 (7th Cir. 2008). Chicago divided the scores into three categories—“not qualified,” “...

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In 1967, Congress passed the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) “to protect older workers from ‘arbitrary age discrimination in employment.’” Guido v. Mount Lemmon Fire District at 3, 5. Originally, the statute—which applies to “employers,”—...

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Brad Hanson worked as a State Office Manager for Senator Dayton, a former Senator for the state of Minnesota. Brief for Appellant at 5. Hanson’s primary duties included setting up the Senator’s local Minnesota offices and overseeing the Health Care...

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Anthony Perry is a former employee of the Census Bureau where he remained employed until his early retirement in April 2012. See Perry v. MSPB, 829 F.3d 760, 762 (D.C. Cir. 2016). In the mid-2000s, Perry developed osteoarthritis. See Petition for Writ...

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North American Stainless (“Stainless”) owns and operates a facility that manufactures stainless steel in Kentucky. See Thompson v. North American Stainless, LP, 567 F.3d 804, 806 (6th Cir. 2009). Eric Thompson worked for Stainless from February 1997...

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Does Title VII of the Civil Rights Act require a plaintiff alleging retaliation to show that retaliation was the only reason for a negative employment action?

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Issue

Whether, for purposes of employer liability for racial harassment in the workplace, an employee must have the power to tangibly affect the employment status of the victim in order to be considered a supervisor.

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Facts

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Overview

Workers' compensation laws protect people who become injured or disabled while working at their jobs. The laws provide the injured workers with fixed monetary awards, in an attempt to eliminate the need for litigation. These laws also provide...

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