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Market-Pay Proof Could Show Title VII Sex Bias, 2d Cir. Says

A female executive’s proof that she made less than male peers because she is a woman, not based on her job title, is enough to allow her to move forward with her discrimination case, the Second Circuit ruled on Dec. 6 in a decision that could make it easier for women to bring pay bias claims.

DC Metro Manager Whistleblower Suit Over Safety Reports Fails

A 2007 law shielding public transit workers from retaliation for reporting suspected terrorist activities didn’t waive the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s immunity from suit, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled on an issue of first impression.

Sonographer Properly Asked About, Denied Job Over Pain Medicine

The University of Colorado Hospital Authority didn’t violate federal disability bias law when it inquired about a sonographer’s prescription use of oxycodone and fentanyl and rescinded her job offer to operate its ultrasounds after it confirmed she was taking them, the Tenth Circuit ruled Dec. 6.

The H-1B Visa: A Brief History From Truman to Trump

The history of the H-1B visa from its origins in 1952, when Harry S. Truman was president, to the major developments since Trump’s “Buy American and Hire American” executive order.

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