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Workplace Disability Discrimination After a Medical Leave of Absence

December 5, 2011 – Discrimination against employees who have returned to work after taking a medical leave of absence often causes ongoing emotional distress and mental suffering. Unfair treatment in the workplace, after dealing with physical or mental health issues, can constitute disability discrimination. There is no black and white rule that determines if you […]

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Philadelphia Employment Law attorneys of Sidney L. Gold & Associates Take on New Discrimination Challenges

October 31, 2011 – The Philadelphia law firm of Sidney L. Gold & Associates is now representing disabled students who have been subjected to discrimination on the basis of their disabilities, or who have been denied accommodations for their disabilities, in violation of the Rehabilitation Act and/or the Americans with Disabilities Act. Recently, the firm’s […]

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SIDNEY L. GOLD REPRESENTS THE PLAINTIFF IN $38 MILLION SETTLEMENT

 

October 26, 2011 – Sidney L. Gold recently represented the plaintiff in a complex intellectual property lawsuit that involved former employees and the alleged theft of trade secrets and other confidential business information.  The case was hard-fought for 5 years before Judge Cynthia Rufe in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of […]

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American Samoa’s Government Sued for Age Discrimination

October 19, 2011 – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is suing American Samoa, an unincorporated territory of the U.S., claiming that its government discriminated against older workers.  According to the age discrimination lawsuit, American Samoa employed a campaign to remove older employees from government positions in an effort to make room for younger […]

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Sidney L. Gold Named to Million Dollar Advocates Forum

October 11, 2011 – We are proud to announce that Sidney L. Gold, head of our Philadelphia law firm specializing in employment and discrimination law, has recently been certified as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.  Membership in this prestigious group of the top trial attorneys in the United States is limited to […]

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New PA Ordinance Protects Against Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Discrimination

September 19, 2011 – A Newtown, Pennsylvania ordinance has been drafted to expand discrimination protections to include sexual orientation and gender identity.  A Doylestown ordinance passed last year was the impetus for drafting Newtown’s version.  Because current state law does not include protection against sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination, the ordinance would establish a […]

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Religious Discrimination Act Passed in NYC

September 3, 2011 – On Aug. 17, New York City’s City Council unanimously passed the Workplace Religious Freedom Act to protect employees from discrimination on the basis of religion.  The push for the anti-discrimination bill started with Amardeep Singh, whose Sikh religious practices require him to maintain unaltered hair (including facial hair) and wear a […]

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Former Booz Allen Partner Files Gender Discrimination Suit after Being Fired

September 1, 2011 – Molly Finn was once the highest ranking female employee at Booz Allen Hamilton, a strategy and technology consulting firm.  However, she is now suing the company and some of its top officials for gender discrimination, arguing that she was fired on the basis of gender and that the company intentionally excludes […]

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LGBT Community at Greater Risk for Workplace Discrimination

August 18, 2011 – Lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees report more discrimination in the workplace than their heterosexual counterparts, according to new research from the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law.  A 2008 survey reveals that 42 percent of LGB respondents said they had experienced employment discrimination at some point in their […]

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