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3M Loses Combat Earplug Defect Trial in Last of Test Cases

A U.S. Army veteran who alleges he used ineffective earplugs made by 3M Co. and its subsidiary Aearo Technologies LLC was awarded $1.7 million in damages from the companies for his hearing loss and tinnitus, a federal jury in Florida decided Friday in the third and last case of a round of test trials.

EEOC Suit Backs Christian Worker’s Stance on Fingerprinting Rule

AscensionPoint Recovery Services LLC violated workplace discrimination law when it insisted a Christian employee submit to fingerprinting and failed to consider other alternatives before firing him when he objected on religious grounds, the EEOC charged in a federal lawsuit in Minnesota.

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If Women Still Earn Less, Can Laws Even Fix The Pay Gap?

The two most important laws addressing pay discrimination between genders have been around for more than six decades, yet the pay gap persists. In this video, we look at the laws and court cases used to enforce equal pay for equal work, and discuss what comes next with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, and EEOC Chair Charlotte Burrows.

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