Blog Posts in March, 2013

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  • Think Before You Demote, Promote, Hire, or Fire: Atlanta's Fire and Rescue Department in the Hot Seat for Age Discrimination
    Think Before You Demote, Promote, Hire, or Fire: Atlanta's Fire and Rescue Department in the Hot Seat for Age Discrimination

    ANTHONY DAVIDSON v. CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; Atlanta Division Civil Action No. 1:11-cv-2880-JEC On January 29, 2013, the District Court for ...

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  • Lawsuit Filed against Korean-based SK C&C USA for Discrimination and Retaliation Allegations
    Lawsuit Filed against Korean-based SK C&C USA for Discrimination and Retaliation Allegations

    “Women are perceived as weak” ATLANTA, March 15, 2013 — Atlanta law firm, Barrett & Farahany, LLP, filed suit today in federal court against US-based mobile commerce company, SK C&C USA, on behalf of ...

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  • Eleventh Circuit Affirms That Undocumented Workers Are Entitled to Recovery of Unpaid Overtime Under the FLSA
    Eleventh Circuit Affirms That Undocumented Workers Are Entitled to Recovery of Unpaid Overtime Under the FLSA

    Through a lengthy opinion issued in Lamonica, et al. v. Safe Hurricane Shutters, Inc. , the Eleventh Circuit has affirmed that undocumented workers are entitled to recovery of unpaid overtime under ...

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  • Moore, et.al. v. Appliance Direct, Inc. and Sei Pak
    Moore, et.al. v. Appliance Direct, Inc. and Sei Pak

    In Moore, et.al. v. Appliance Direct, Inc. and Sei Pak , 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 3047 (11 th Cir. Feb. 13, 2013), Plaintiffs were former truck drivers with Appliance Direct who had previously filed suit ...

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  • Your Employer Can't Ask For Your Genes
    Your Employer Can't Ask For Your Genes

    Imagine a scenario straight out of the movies: A multi-national corporation discovers that security at its laboratory in Atlanta, Georgia has been compromised. Somebody broke in, stole some corporate ...

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  • This Month in the Northern District of Georgia (Atlanta Division)...Highlight on Wage & Hour
    This Month in the Northern District of Georgia (Atlanta Division)...Highlight on Wage & Hour

    February 13, 2013: In Shabazz v. Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corp., et al., the Court’s opinion revealed the importance of clearly characterizing in deposition testimony the employee’s duties, ...

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