Jury awards transgender professor $1.1 million in first-of-its-kind discrimination case

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A federal jury on Monday awarded a transgender professor, Dr. Rachel Tudor, $1.165 million in a groundbreaking Title VII sex discrimination case. This case is the first federal sex discrimination case with a transgender plaintiff to go before a jury. The case …

Linda M. Correia Inducted into the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers

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Washington, D.C. – On November 11, 2017, Linda M. Correia was inducted as a Fellow of The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, a non-profit professional association honoring the leading lawyers nationwide in the practice of Labor and Employment Law. …

Linda Correia, Jonathan Puth, & Firm Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

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Washington, D.C. (August 22, 2017) – Correia & Puth, PLLC was named by U.S. News and World Report to its 2018 Best Law Firms© list in the areas of Civil Rights, Litigation (Labor & Employment Law), and Employment Law (Individuals). …

Supreme Court Will Review Two Cases Important For Employees

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Today the U.S. Supreme Court decided to review the issue of whether the Dodd-Frank Act prohibits retaliation against whistleblowers who report possible securities law violations internally to their company but who have not filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange …

Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Transgender Student’s Preliminary Rights Under Title IX

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In a landmark decision, a unanimous three-judge panel from the Seventh Circuit became the first federal appellate court to recognize Title IX’s prohibition against sex discrimination as a direct protection for transgender students’ right to use the bathroom that corresponds …

Five Students File Title IX Lawsuit Against Howard University

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May 10, 2017 (Washington, D.C.) – Three students and two former students of Howard University filed a complaint in federal court asserting that Howard failed to respond reasonably to their complaints of sexual violence in violation of Title IX. Title …