/cdklawyers.com// 09/20/2012 The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a plaintiff’s collective bargaining agreement did not provide the exclusive remedy for her sex discrimination claim. Ibarra v. United Parcel Serv., No. 11-50714 (5th Cir. Sept. 13, 2012), available at http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/11/11-50714-CV0.wpd.pdf. After being fired, the plaintiff filed a grievance under her union’s collective […]
/cdklawyers.com// 08/03/2012 The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled in a same-sex age discrimination case brought by the EEOC. EEOC v. Boh Bros. Const. Co., L.L.C., No. 11-30770 (5th Cir. July 27, 2012), available at http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/11/11-30770-CV0.wpd.pdf. The EEOC brought a Title VII case on behalf of a male construction worker who claimed that […]
The all male conservative majority on US Supreme Court rules in favor of Wal-Mart and against women in a long-running employment class action lawsuit.
/cdklawyers.com// 02/07/2010 The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled for an employer on a discrimination law question. Reine v. Honeywell Int’l Inc., No. 09-30030 (5th Cir. Jan. 21, 2010), available at http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/unpub/09/09-30030.0.wpd.pdf. The plaintiff contended that her boss made discriminatory statements to her and that she reported his conduct to her employer. Later, she […]