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March 2011 Archives

USAID employee alleged sex discrimination prevented promotion

FedSmith.com reported today that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. partially reversed a district court's ruling granting summary judgment to the U.S. Agency for International Development concerning a gender discrimination case with one of its employees.

Nine Army officers subject to disciplinary action

According to MCNBC, Army Secretary John McHugh recently called for disciplinary action against nine officers for failing to alert anybody about warning signs concerning a Major accused of killing 13 soldiers at Fort Hood back in Texas back in November of 2009.

Rep. Alcee Hastings faces sexual harassment suit

On Monday, conservative legal group Judicial Watch announced that it filed a lawsuit for sexual harassment against Florida congressman Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., on behalf of Winsome Packer, a former aide to the congressman.

Former head of whistle-blower protection office avoids sentencing

Sentencing was delayed again for Scott Bloch, the former head of the federal whistleblower protection office. Bloch was removed from his post as special counsel at the United States Office of Special Counsel amid federal and congressional investigations into a coverup concerning employee discrimination lawsuits.

Avoiding wrongful termination and employment discrimination suits

While there are a number of ways an employer may be sued by an employee, wrongful termination and employment discrimination are two major areas employers need to be sensitive to in order to avoid costly employee lawsuits.

Multi-Million Dollar Discrimination Suit Filed Against Publicis Groupe

Publicis Groupe, the French advertising company, is facing allegations of discrimination against its employees. Women previously employed at an American division of the company have filed a multi-million dollar class action lawsuit against the company.

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