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Sixth Circuit Rules in Favor of Fired Transgender Employee

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On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 explicitly prohibits employment discrimination against transgender persons. The court also ruled that the Religious …

Former Employee Files Discrimination Complaint Against Laura Ingraham and LifeZette

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(Washington, D.C.) – Former executive assistant to Laura Ingraham, Karolina Wilson, filed a complaint today in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia alleging discrimination and retaliation against Ingraham and her company, Ingraham Media Group, known as LifeZette. Ingraham …

Jonathan Puth Speaks on Representing Transgender Clients in the DC Metro Area

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Jonathan C. Puth addressed the annual conference of the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association regarding representation of transgender clients in the Washington, DC area. Appearing on a panel with other trans advocates, Mr. Puth addressed best practices and strategies in …

Linda M. Correia Featured as D.C. Bar Changemaker

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The D.C. Bar’s February 2018 publication of the Washington Lawyer highlights social justice changemakers across Washington, D.C. and the globe, including Correia & Puth’s Linda M. Correia. Ms. Correia is featured for her work fighting retaliation in discrimination cases and joins a powerful list of …

State Lawmakers Push Legislation Barring Confidentiality in Sexual Harassment Cases

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The growing national conversation on sexual harassment in the workplace and the #MeToo movement has focused new attention on confidentiality clauses in employment and settlement agreements, particularly for victims of sexual harassment. Last week, California State Senator Connie M. Leyva …

Supreme Court Considers Scope of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Retaliation Provision

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On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Digital Realty Trust v. Somers, a case in which the Court will decide when employees can challenge retaliation under the whistleblower protection provision of the Dodd-Frank Act.  See …

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