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Supreme Court Rules Today that Civil Rights Law Protects Gay and Transgender Workers

Posted: June 15, 2020

The United States Supreme Court ruled today that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects gay and transgender workers, giving a major victory to the L.G.B.T. movement. The vote was 6 to 3, with Justice Neil M. Gorsuch writing the majority o... Continue Reading

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Mediating Sexual Harassment Claims

Posted: July 23, 2019

Recently, there has been increasingly new laws, regulations, and workplace policies regarding sexual harassment. As a result of the #MeToo movement especially, we have subsequently seen an increase in the number of claims surrounding harassment. Cons... Continue Reading

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Understanding Sex/Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

Posted: April 22, 2019

Do you believe that you or a loved could have possibly been discriminated against in the workplace because of your sex/gender? There are many different ways you can be discriminated against, and it can often be difficult to determine what classifies... Continue Reading

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Walton + Brown LLP part of Legal Team Representing UPS Workers in Nationally Recognized Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Posted: March 14, 2019

MARCH 14, 2019 – COLUMBUS, OHIO: Walton + Brown LLP. is part of the legal team representing nineteen United Parcel Service workers in a racial discrimination and hostile work environment claim, among other charges. Suit was filed in Lucas County on W... Continue Reading

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It's Not Just You: Discrimination in the Workplace

Posted: March 01, 2019

Discrimination in the workplace has the potential to ruin a company’s reputation. Whether it’s a Fortune 500 company or a small business, it is important for both employers and employees to identify workplace discrimination in order to learn how to a... Continue Reading

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Steps to Avoid Discrimination in your Hiring Process

Posted: January 09, 2019

 Our firm recently took on the task of hiring a new employee. The process was long and required reading numerous resumes to find just the right candidates to potentially interview. A lot of small businesses like ours may not have an entire Human Reso... Continue Reading

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"Investor Clap Back": Should Investors Sue When Their Companies Harass?

Posted: February 15, 2018

The #MeToo movement appears to be affecting some publicly traded companies right where it hurts – in the pocket! Last week, Wynn Resorts (the Las Vegas-based casino) was slammed with a lawsuit from its own shareholders. The lawsuit, filed in Nevada s... Continue Reading

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#MeToo – Recognizing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Posted: December 05, 2017

Sexual harassment is a disease to our humanity. Lately, there has been a ground swell in the number allegations brought against well-known figures. Harvey Weinstein, the Co-founder of Miramax Films, was the catalyst to the ensuing almost daily allega... Continue Reading

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10 Questions an Employer Should Never Ask You on an Interview

Posted: October 16, 2017

In this day and age, securing a job can seem like such an arduous task. Wondering if you are qualified, will it be the “right fit”, how much is the compensation, does it have good health insurance, how many vacation/sick days do they offer, do the da... Continue Reading

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What does Pregnancy Discrimination Look Like in the Workplace?

Posted: March 09, 2017

Pregnancy discrimination is the unfair treatment of a pregnant employee by their employer on the grounds of pregnancy, child birth, or related conditions. A few examples of pregnancy discrimination in the workplace are listed as the following: • Re... Continue Reading