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Month: January 2020

Signs of Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace
Posted in Firm News,Pregnancy Discrimination on January 24, 2020

In 1978, Congress expanded the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA). This expansion was a response to two unfavorable Supreme Court rulings in the 1960s. Now, our attorneys continue this fight for the rights of pregnant workers. If you are experiencing signs of pregnancy discrimination in the workplace, then a…

Supreme Court Uses Cheerleading Case to Support Copyright Protections for Design Features on Useful Articles
Posted in Firm News,Intellectual Property on January 17, 2020

There is a fine line between a regular object that is used for practical purposes and one that has its own artistic value with copyrightable properties. One would generally expect there to be a large buffer zone between a chair and a chair with copyrightable designs such as a specific floral pattern. Unfortunately, this is not…

What Are the Different Kinds of Disability Discrimination in the Workplace?
Posted in Disability Discrimination,Firm News on January 13, 2020

Federal and state laws protect disabled workers. The goal of these laws is to increase the employment of people with disabilities. Yet, even with these protections, only 17.9 percent of adults with disabilities have a job. Furthermore, disabled workers often face unnecessary hurdles and obstacles in the workforce. One of these hurdles is disability discrimination in the…