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11 interview questions you should never answer directly

By Rachel Gillett From Business Insider You may think a question about whether or not you have kids is totally innocuous small talk, but it’s one of many questions best left unanswered during a job interview. While very few specific…

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US Women’s Soccer suit keeps Jeffrey Kessler in the spotlight

By Scott Flaherty, From The Am Law Daily   Top Winston & Strawn antitrust lawyer Jeffery Kessler is back in the sports industry spotlight this week, after a group of leading U.S. women’s soccer players accused the sport’s governing body…

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Pay Reporting Proposal could help US Government enforce Equal Pay Laws

By C. Ryan Barber, from The National Law Journal At a White House event Friday honoring the seventh anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, federal officials laid out a proposal to have private companies include pay data in annual…

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EEOC disability investigation of Royal Caribbean ruled too broad

By Judy Greenwald From Business Insurance An 11th Circuit ruling in an EEOC case against Royal Caribbean Cruises may help employers defend against overly broad agency subpoenas. A recent appeals court ruling chastising the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for…

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The EEOC files hiring bias suits on its own initiative.

By Jenna Greene, The National Law Journal When the federal government sued Bass Pro Outdoor World for hiring discrimination, it offered statistics showing a dearth of minority employees, damaging comments from the retailer’s managers such as “we don’t hire niggers,”…

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EEOC sues Wal-Mart for disability discrimination

Retailer rescinded accommodation, then fired intellectually disabled employee, Federal Agency Charges ROCKFORD, Ill. – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit here yesterday [July 3 2014] against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., alleging that the giant retailer fired an…