Wells Fargo Employees Shine a Light on Federal Whistleblower Protections

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Wells Fargo has come under intense scrutiny for repeated ethical violations by employees.  As recently reported by the New York Times, recently-terminated Wells Fargo bankers contend that the ethical violations stemmed from intense pressure to meet unrealistic sales quotas set …

Student Changes Christian College’s Policy After Getting Kicked Out for Being Pregnant

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Correia & Puth client Kamaria Downs educates students and school officials about Title IX and ending discrimination against young mothers. Read NBC News profile of Ms. Downs, below. By: Susan Donaldson James, September 19, 2016, NBC News In 2015, when officials at Claflin University in …

Fourth Circuit Rules For Former Booz Allen Hamilton In-House Counsel in Sex and Age Discrimination Case

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Federal appeals court finds lower court failed to analyze “glass ceiling” evidence preventing high ranking women at Booz Allen from advancing and ultimately leading to their termination or demotion Richmond, Virginia (August 23, 2016) – The U.S. Court of Appeals …

Linda Correia & Jonathan Puth Named to Best Lawyers in America©

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Washington, D.C. (August 15, 2016) – Linda M. Correia and Jonathan C. Puth have been selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for their work in Civil Rights, Employment Law, and Litigation – Employment & …

University of Oregon Employees Resolve Title IX and Whistleblower Claims For $425,000

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EUGENE, OREGON (August 1, 2016) – The University of Oregon (UO) reached an agreement with two former employees of its University Counseling and Testing Center (UCTC), Karen Stokes and Jennifer Morlok, to settle for $425,000 their retaliation claims under Title …

Women in STEM Face Significant Challenges in Sex Discrimination

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One-hundred and fifty-five years ago this month, biologist Nettie Stevens was born.  In 1906, Stevens answered a question that had puzzled scientists for thousands of years: how do babies become male and female?  Through years of dedicated research at Bryn …