Ladies: Lactate Away at Work!

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A recent ruling out of the fifth circuit court of appeals now offers protection to mothers in the workplace who lactate or express milk after pregnancy.  Furthermore, discrimination by an employer who materially alters the terms or conditions of a female employee’s employment constitutes a cause of action for sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  It would also violate the Pregnancy Discrimination Act which amended Title VII by broadening sex discrimination to … [Read more...]

Mental Injuries in the workplace: Am I covered?

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In 2008, our firm had the pleasure of representing a woman who was employed where many financial transactions took place and cash passed back and forth.  The established was robbed and our client was placed into a large safe and held at gun point.  Her life was threatened if she called the authorities.  The client was traumatized and suffered serious mental injury such that she could not depart her residence for fear of her life.  The employer instructed her to return within three days and she … [Read more...]

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