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Coronavirus & Employment

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WE HOPE EVERYONE IS SAFE DURING THE COVID-19 / CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC! CALL ROBERT MAIZEL ANYTIME AT 215-695-3000. Coronavirus COVID-19 and Your Employment Coronavirus COVID-19 is on the tip of everyone’s tongue, but how it affects your employment is uncharted territory. ...
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Coronavirus, COVID-19, Outbreak

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Robert Maizel and Saffren & Weinberg continue to monitor the Coronavirus, COVID-19 outbreak as the health and safety of our clients and employees is foremost in our minds. Our thoughts and prayers are with those who are impacted by the virus...
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You and Coronavirus

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Since we are on heightened alert for the Coronavirus, here is a solid source of information.  Apparently, if you are infected you may be able to infect your pets. Steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you are...
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CNN TO PAY $76 MILLION

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CNN TO PAY $76 MILLION IN BACK-PAY As part of a settlement signed today, CNN has agreed to pay $76 million in back-pay, the largest monetary remedy in the history of the National Labor Relations Board. The back-pay amount, larger...
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Sexual Harassment Settlement

UNITED AIRLINES TO PAY $321,000 TO SETTLE SEXUAL HARASSMENT DISCRIMINATION SUIT Pilot Repeatedly Posted Sexually Explicit Photos of a Flight Attendant To Websites for Years United Airlines, Inc., a Chicago-headquartered international airline operating in over 300 airports across five continents, has...
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Employer Sued for Racial Discrimination

SIKORSKY GLOBAL HELICOPTERS SUED FOR RACIAL DISCRIMINATION, HARASSMENT AND RETALIATION Helicopter Maker Racially Harassed Workers, Federal Agency Charged Sikorsky Global Helicopters, a Stratford, Conn.-based manufacturer of helicopters for commercial and military use, violated federal law when it subjected a class...
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Superior Court Argument

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Robert Maizel Argued the Superior Court of Pennsylvania in the Case of Matthews v. Batroney on an Issue of First Impression. The Issue Before the Court was Whether the Judge is Bound to Instruct the Jury on the Charges Agreed Upon...
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Disability Suit Settled

PROTOCALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. TO PAY $31,000 TO SETTLE DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT AT THE EEOC LEVEL Energy Company Fired Employee Because She Has Dyslexia, Federal Agency Charged Protocall Communications, Inc., a company that markets energy price protection in eight states, will...
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Pregnancy Discrimination Suit Settled

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FRIEDMAN REALTY GROUP TO PAY $60,000 TO SETTLE PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION SUIT Real Estate Investment Firm Fired Employee Because of Pregnancy   Friedman Realty Group, Inc., a Gibbsboro, N.J.-based real estate investment firm that owns and manages apartment communities, retail shopping...
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ADA Failure to Accommodate

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STANLEY BLACK & DECKER WILL PAY $140,000 TO SETTLE DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION (ADA) SUIT Tool Manufacturer Fired Employee Who Needed Leave for Medical Treatment Stanley Black & Decker Inc., a global diversified industrial company, will pay $140,000 and furnish significant equitable...
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PA Foster Care Abuse

Foster Care Abuse in Pennsylvania Foster Care Family Beats and Abuses the Foster Children in Their Home – Stages Fights to Cover Up Their Tracks It was reported that a Pennsylvania foster family stands accused of child abuse after police...
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FMLA Employer Delay Is NOT OK

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Employers or their outsourced HR Departments cannot delay the granting of FMLA or the return of a worker from FMLA It was recently found that an employer interfered with an employee’s Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) rights when its...
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Foster Care Neglect

Foster Care Abuse – Foster Care Neglect Each year, thousands of children in the Foster Care System are abused, neglected, injured and harmed by their foster parents. The agencies set up to monitor and protect these foster children fail simply...
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FMLA – Use of Paid Leave Time

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Can an Employee be Required to Use Paid Leave or PTO During FMLA? Since the FMLA came into existence, employers have been advised, where possible, to run FMLA concurrently with other leaves. Doing so prevents leave stacking. In essence, an...
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EEOC 2018 Sexual Harassment Data

EEOC RELEASES PRELIMINARY 2018 SEXUAL HARASSMENT DATA WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced preliminary FY 2018 sexual harassment data today – highlighting its significant work this past fiscal year to address the pervasive problem of workplace...
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Farm Sued for Sexual Harassment

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BISCONTI FARMS, INC. SUED FOR SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND RETALIATION Female Manager at Temple Mushroom Farm Sexually Harassed Multiple Female Workers Bisconti Farms, Inc., a mushroom farm in Temple, Pa., violated federal law when it subjected female workers to sexual harassment...
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Groundskeeper Fired for Age

LLANERCH Country Club Unlawfully Fired Groundskeeper Because of His Age Llanerch Country Club (LCC), in Havertown, Pa., violated federal law by discriminating against a long-term groundskeeper because of his age, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a...
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Dr. Accused of Sexual Attacks

Orthopedic Surgeon Accused of Sexually Attacking Patients An orthopedic surgeon in California who once appeared on a dating reality show and his girlfriend have been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women, in a case prosecutors suspect might involve...
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Updated FMLA Forms

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The Department of Labor has updated the FMLA Forms (Family Medical Leave Act). The new FMLA Forms are current through 8/31/2021.  The old set of FMLA Forms were set to expire on 8/31/2018.  The changes are essentially limited to the...
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Foster Care Abuse

Foster Care Abuse Attorney Foster Care Abuse Attorney Robert Maizel is the Champion of Justice for all Children who are abused in Foster Care. Call Robert Maizel at 215-287-3452 for your Free Consultation. In Detroit, State Child Protective Services worker...
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Male Discrimination by Female

Male Subjected to Discrimination from Female – Male Discrimination by Female New York University suspended Avital Ronell, a professor of German and comparative literature, for the coming year after finding that she sexually harassed a graduate student, Nimrod Reitman, The...
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Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Settled

LAS TRANCAS RESTAURANT TO PAY $66,598 TO SETTLE SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND RETALIATION LAWSUIT Two Female Employees Were Subjected to Egregious Sexual Harassment and Discriminatory Discharge, Federal Agency Charged Robert Maizel, Esquire is an experienced trial attorney who specializes in Sexual...
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Sexual Orientation Suit Settled

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Malcolm S. Gerald & Associates to Pay $25,000 To Settle Sex Harassment Suit and Sexual Orientation Suit Collection Company Subjected Employee to Harassment Based on His Sexual Orientation, Federal Agency Charged CHICAGO – An Illinois collection agency will pay $25,000...
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IHOP Settles Sexual Harassment Suit

Two IHOP Restaurants to Pay Nearly $1 Million to Settle Sexual Harassment Suit Teens Among Victims of Misconduct Including Simulated Sex Acts, Sexual Contact, Unwanted Sexual Comments and Physical Threats, Federal Agency Charged ST. LOUIS – Two southern Illinois International House...
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Robert Maizel Joins Saffren & Weinberg

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Robert Maizel, Esquire, an experienced trial lawyer who specializes in Employment Discrimination and Termination, Foster Care Abuse, Bicycle Accidents, and Catastrophic Injury Cases Joins Saffren & Weinberg as a Senior Trial Lawyer. Robert Maizel has over fifteen years of experience...
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Same Sex Harassment Suit Settled

DISCOVERING HIDDEN HAWAII TOURS TO PAY $570,000 TO SETTLE MALE-ON-MALE SEXUAL HARASSMENT SUIT Company President Sexually Harassed Male Employees for More Than a Decade, Federal Agency Says      HONOLULU, Hawai‘i – Three related Hawai‘i tour companies — Discovering Hidden Hawaii...
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ADA Disability Discrimination Suit Resolved

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HERITAGE HOME GROUP TO PAY $50,000 TO SETTLE EEOC DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT Home Furnishings Company Denied Accommodation to and Fired Employee, Federal Agency Charged CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Heritage Home Group, LLC, a North Carolina corpor­ation that designs, manufactures, sources and...
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Pregnancy Discrimination Suit Filed

PRUITTHEALTH SUED FOR PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION Raleigh Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Refused to Accommodate Pregnant Nursing Assistant and Forced Resignation PruittHealth-Raleigh, LLC, a Georgia corporation doing business as a nursing and rehabilitation center in Raleigh, violated federal law when it refused...
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Failure to Hire Disabled Applicant

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CAPSTONE LOGISTICS TO PAY $50,000 TO SETTLE EEOC DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION SUIT Company Refused to Hire Qualified Applicant Because He Is Deaf, Federal Agency Said BALTIMORE — Capstone Logistics LLC, a Norcross, Ga.-based manufacturing and distribution company, will pay $50,000 and...
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ADA Discrimination Settlement

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INSIDEUP TO SETTLE EEOC DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT Small Marketing Business Fired Employee Because of His COPD, Asthma and Emphysema, Federal Agency Charges SAN DIEGO — InsideUp Inc., a San Diego-based marketing company, will pay $10,500 and provide other significant relief...
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FMLA Turns 25 Years Old

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FMLA Turns 25 Years Old In February 1993, President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) into law, and employment experts warned employers they could face serious legal problems if they don’t follow the statute’s requirements carefully. Today...
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