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 …

The Problem of Sexual Harassment and Forced Arbitration

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Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson sued Fox Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes for sexual harassment, alleging unwanted sexual advances at work, and career-demolition when she refused him. Her lawsuit details disgusting, alarming behavior: Ailes allegedly told her that she …

On The Hook For Off-Campus Sexual Assault

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The Department of Justice and Department of Education recently weighed in on a Title IX case, arguing that a university can be liable under Title IX for failing to properly investigate off-campus conduct.  Two students at Kansas State University (K-State) …

SCOTUS Sides with Employee on Timeliness of Constructive Discharge Filings

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Recently the Supreme Court broke new ground in the area of constructive discharge. In Green v. Postmaster General, a 7-1 opinion written by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the Court ruled that the filing period for a federal employee’s constructive discharge claim …