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Eleventh Circuit Affirms Sex Discriminat...

Eleventh Circuit Affirms Sex Discrimination Liability and Illustrates Need for Training

At the trial of an EEOC-initiated Title VII sex discrimination lawsuit, a jury awarded damages after finding that the employer had discriminated against the intervenor-plaintiff Contrice Travis when it denied her a promotion in favor of a male employee. In EEOC v. Exel, Inc., the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court’s denial of the employer’s […]

USDOL Announces Program for Proactive Re...

USDOL Announces Program for Proactive Resolution of Wage Issues

On March 6, 2018, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor has announced that it will soon launch a new pilot program called the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program. PAID provides a framework for employers to proactively resolve potential overtime and minimum wage violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act […]