President Joe Biden's administration marked the 50th anniversary of Title IX's enactment Thursday by proposing regulations intended in part to enhance the statute's protections for students and employees by barring bias based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Biden DOE Proposes Bolstering Title IX's Sex Bias Protections

President Joe Biden's administration marked the 50th anniversary of Title IX's enactment Thursday by proposing regulations intended in part to enhance the statute's protections for students and employees by barring bias based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
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4th Circ. Won't Revive Marshalls Worker's Harassment Suit

The Fourth Circuit said Thursday it won't reinstate a Marshalls employee's suit accusing a co-worker of sexually harassing her by hugging her and touching her arm, saying a lower court didn't jump the gun by ruling that the co-worker's alleged conduct wasn't bad enough to sustain the case.
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Women's Soccer Seeks OK For Pay Deal 6 Years In Making

The landmark $24 million equal-pay settlement the U.S. women's national soccer team reached in February happened after six years of continued negotiations and thousands of hours reviewing discovery before trial, according to a filing seeking preliminary approval for the deal.
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Ex-United Airlines Worker Loses Disability Bias Suit

A Houston federal court handed United Airlines Inc. a win on a former employee's lawsuit alleging the airline punished her for asking to avoid a demanding schedule after a knee injury by placing her on extended leave and then firing her, ruling her case was short on evidence.
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GENDER

Becton Dickinson Strikes Deal In DOL Hiring Bias Probe

Medical technology maker Becton Dickinson and Co. will fork over $499,349 to resolve allegations that it turned away qualified female applicants who sought work at three facilities in Nebraska, the U.S. Department of Labor's federal contractor watchdog said Thursday.
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Varvatos Employees' Ch. 11 Bias Suit Loses At 3rd Circ.

The Third Circuit upheld a lower court's dismissal of a sex bias suit filed by employees of men's clothing retailer John Varvatos Enterprises Inc., ruling that the class of female workers hadn't shown inequitable conduct by the debtor's owners.
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DISABILITY

Furniture Store Beats Manager's Disability Discrimination Suit

A former store manager for a furniture company failed to show he was fired for being a blind and Hispanic man, a Mississippi federal judge ruled, saying his job performance was the real reason behind his termination.
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Mo. Hotel Operator Can't Dodge Disability Bias Suit

The operator of a Residence Inn outside of St. Louis can't toss a suit alleging it failed to give a housekeeping supervisor a lighter schedule because of her asthma, after a Missouri federal judge ruled she had shown enough to proceed to discovery.
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Goldberg Segalla Adds Employment Partner In Chicago

Goldberg Segalla has added a partner specializing in discrimination and retaliation law from Kopka Pinkus Dolin to establish its employment and labor group in Chicago.
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