Title VII

23337822_sToday the U.S. Supreme Court reversed a decision by the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals that had previously held that Abercrombie could not be held liable for not accommodating an
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Punitive damages are generally difficult to obtain.  And under Supreme Court precedent, punitive damages greater than ten times an award of compensatory damages is generally considered “grossly excessive,” raises due
Continue Reading $1 “Nominal” Damages But $300,000 Punitive Damages Awarded In Sexual Harassment Case

A newly filed EEOC charge alleges that The Holy Family Catholic Community in Inverness, Ill fired its 17-year music director when the director announced on Facebook that he had just
Continue Reading Church Music Director Alleges Firing Because Of Engagement To Male Partner: Does The “Ministerial Exception” Apply?