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Bloomberg Law interviews employment discrimination lawyer Eric Bachman about Activision sexual harassment case

Bloomberg Law interviewed Bachman Law principal Eric Bachman to get his take on the latest developments in the major sexual harassment case against tech company Activision Blizzard. The most recent twist in the case involves …

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What counts as an “adverse employment action” in discrimination and retaliation cases?

When an employee experiences discrimination or retaliation at work it often takes the form of a significant action, such as a termination, demotion, or suspension, all of which clearly represent an “adverse employment action” under …

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Super Lawyers names Bachman Law principal Eric Bachman to Top Rated Employment Attorney list

Super Lawyers has named Bachman Law founder Eric Bachman to its Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney List in Maryland. Bachman has been named to this prestigious list several times. Each year, no more than five …

Bachman Law principal Eric Bachman selected for the “The Best Lawyers in America” list

Bachman Law principal Eric Bachman was recently named to the 2022 Best Lawyers in America in the fields of Employment Law/Civil Rights. Bachman has been named to this prestigious list several times. Best Lawyers®, the …

Supreme Court won’t overturn $1.3M age discrimination verdict

The United States Supreme Court declined to overturn a $1.3 million jury verdict in an age discrimination case from the federal district court in Massachusetts (Rinsky v. Cushman & Wakefield, Case No. 1:16-cv-10403-ADB (D. Mass.)). …

EEOC backs U.S. Women’s Soccer Team in pay discrimination case

Players for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) have filed an appeal in their pay discrimination suit against the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). The appeal comes after a federal judge ruled against the USWNT …

How the ADA and FMLA intersect and why this is important for employees

For employees with disabilities and serious medical conditions, two key laws provide important protections in the workplace: The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which provides guaranteed paid leave to certain employees to care for serious …

Multi-million dollar settlement reached for employees in data breach case

A years-long litigation battle surrounding a data breach at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2014 has resolved with a judicially-approved settlement. Under the agreement, UPMC must pay $2.65 million to 66,000 employees whose …

Edward Jones & Co. Financial Advisors Reach $34 Million Settlement In Discrimination Case

A federal court recently gave its stamp of approval to a $34 million settlement agreement between Edward Jones & Co. and the company’s Black financial advisors (FAs). The settlement resolves a years-long litigation battle and includes provisions aimed at promoting …

Massive $125 million verdict against Walmart in disability discrimination case

A federal jury recently delivered a eye-popping $125,150,000 verdict in a disability discrimination case against Walmart. The case, EEOC v. Wal-Mart Stores East, E.D. Wis., No. 1:17-cv-00070 (E.D. Wis. 2021), dealt with actions taken against a disabled …

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