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EEOC’s Suit Against Florida-Based Transportation and Logistics Company May Interest Employers Nationally

March 16, 2017
Frank Scruggs  |  Dispute Resolution, EEOC, Employment Litigation, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Labor & Employment, Transportation

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") recently sued CRST International and CRST Expedited (a major trucking and logistics company based in Florida, “CRST”), alleging that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") by refusing to retain a truck driver trainee, denying the trainee’s request for permission to be accompanied by[…]

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What Is "Race" Under Title VII's Prohibition Against Racial Discrimination?

February 2, 2017
James C. Cunningham, Jr.  |  Employment Litigation, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Labor & Employment

Is race one’s inherited biological and anthropological characteristics? Or, is race one’s cultural traits and social construct? Or, is race merely an idea? To decide whether Title VII’s prohibition against racial discrimination is violated by refusing employment to a candidate who wears dreadlocks, the Eleventh Circuit had to decide what constitutes[…]

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