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Immigrants Are Scared Of Getting Coronavirus Treatment Because Of Trump’s Crackdown

Physicians hearing from immigrants that they fear seeking medical care for symptoms associated with COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Lawyers fielding questions from clients about whether seeking care for the disease puts their immigration status at risk. Community … Continue reading

$300M ‘Walking Dead’ Lawsuit Gets New Trial Date Due To COVID-19 Crisis

 In a world that is often feeling a bit too close to The Walking Dead right now, the upcoming trial over the $300 million-dollar profit participation battle between Frank Darabont and CAA and AMC just got pushed back to later this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. At the same … Continue reading

Judge Rules That ICE Detainees Must Have Access to Private Calls With Lawyers

A Los Angeles federal judge has just ruled that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials must allow for detainees to have private calls with lawyers at the Adelanto ICE Processing Center in San Bernardino County in the midst of the … Continue reading

Immigrants Fall Into Gray Area for Battling Coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has gripped headlines for weeks, as economies around the world grapple with how to beat it. The U.S. government has responded to the one-two punch of a health crisis and economic meltdown with accelerated drug trials and … Continue reading

Workplace Age Discrimination Could Become Even Harder to Prove in Court

Age discrimination remains one of the greatest vulnerabilities that American workers face. A 2018 AARP study of adults age 45 and older found that more than 60% said they had seen age discrimination in their workplace or experienced it themselves. While most incidents … Continue reading

Immigrant Detainees Stage Hunger Strike Over Insufficient Precautions for COVID-19

Advocates say as many as 180 immigrants held by federal authorities in York County Prison are refusing to eat in protest of what they say are insufficient precautions around the coronavirus pandemic. “We are chickens in a chicken coop here — … Continue reading

Second Circuit Clarifies Standard for Gender-Based Pay Disparity Claims

Equal pay for equal work is the refrain long associated with the laudable goal of ensuring that female employees’ salaries are on an equal footing with those of male employees, all else being equal. At the federal level, employees seeking to … Continue reading

The Supreme Court Just Made It Easier to Get Away With Discrimination

The Supreme Court decided to eviscerate a key civil rights protection. It created a new and tougher standard that will make it harder for people to sue over racial discrimination in employment and other contract negotiations. The decision was not … Continue reading

UPS Facing Multiple Lawsuits Over Employee Wages

UPS Supply Chain Solutions employees filed a class action lawsuit claiming the company failed to pay overtime wages, failed to pay minimum wages, failed to provide required meal breaks and rest periods and other violations of the California labor law. This … Continue reading

Cisco to Pay A $5M Settlement Over Job Discrimination Dispute

Cisco has agreed to pay some $2 million in “lost wages and interest” and another $2.75 million to address “pay-equity adjustments” to settle a federal job discrimination case dating back to August 2011. The $2 million will go to “affected … Continue reading