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EEOC prosecutes cutting-edge civil rights case to combat alleged hostile work environment for transgender employees

In Bostock v. Clayton County, the United States Supreme Court ruled that disparate treatment of employees because of their transgender status or sexual orientation violates the Title VII prohibition against discrimination because of sex. In the wake… Read More

The law continues to reward whistleblowers who fight fraud

The courts have long recognized the vital role that whistleblowers play in the nation’s system of justice. Without the assistance of whistleblowers, significant and costly legal violations would happen without any meaningful accountability for the… Read More

Confirmed: whistleblowers make things better!

A new study from the University of Iowa undertook a sophisticated analysis to confirm something as simple as it is obvious. In particular, the study found that whistleblowing reduces harmful conduct. The study, which will be published in the latest e… Read More

Another tool to combat rampant employee misclassification

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) has joined an array of enforcement agencies in cracking down on the misclassification of employees as purported independent contractors. In a recently issued Advice Memorandum, the NLRB General Counsel… Read More