Fifth Circuit Rules on CBA Matter

/ 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   After being fired, the plaintiff filed a grievance under her union’s collective […]

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Rules in Same-Sex Discrimination Matter

/ 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   The EEOC brought a Title VII case on behalf of a male construction worker who claimed that […]

CA Employment Lawyer: Women are big losers in Wal-Mart Discrimination Case

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.

Fifth Circuit Rules for Employer on Discrimination Law Question

/ 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  The plaintiff contended that her boss made discriminatory statements to her and that she reported his conduct to her employer.  Later, she […]

Dallas Sexual harassment lawyer on Responding to Sexual Harassment

Texas, Dallas – TopWireNews — Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination; it violates the federal anti-discrimination law. A victim of sexual harassment should take steps to preserve her complaints. First, if an employee believes she has been sexual harassed, she should immediately contact a lawyer, prior to speaking to others at her workplace […]