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Entries from January 2010

Eleventh Circuit Says Sexual Harassment Need Not Target the Plaintiff to be Actionable

January 21st, 2010 · Comments Off

On January 20, 2010, the Eleventh Circuit issued an en banc decision ruling that, “a plaintiff can prove a hostile work environment by showing severe or pervasive discrimination directed against her protected group, even if she herself is not individually singled out in the offensive conduct.”  The unanimous ruling came in a rehearing and affirmation […]

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The Employment Law Group® Law Firm Soundly Defeats Motion for Summary Judgment in Discrimination Case

January 6th, 2010 · Comments Off

On January 5, 2010, United States District Court Judge Bernice B. Donald denied, on all counts, defendant Hilton Hotels’ motion for summary judgment of state and federal claims of discrimination and retaliation, allowing Kumar v. Hilton Hotels Corp. to proceed to trial.  Mr. Manoj Kumar, an Indian native and former information technology department employee, alleges […]

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