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Title VII Retaliation Claims Require But-For Causation

By:  Dana Chang, an associate at Clarke Silverglate, P.A. in Miami, Florida In a recent opinion, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center v. Nassar, the U.S. Supreme Court held that retaliation claims brought under Title VII require but-for causation. In reversing a Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision, the Court foreclosed mixed-motive liability in Title VII retaliation claims. […]

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Third District Court of Appeal Holds Florida Civil Rights Act Does Not Prohibit Pregnancy Discrimination

By:  Dana Chang, an associate at Clarke Silverglate, P.A. in Miami, Florida In a recent decision, Delva v. Cont’l Group, Inc., 2012 WL 3022986 (Fla. 3d DCA 2012), the Third District Court of Appeal[1] joined the First District Court of Appeal, holding that the Florida Civil Rights Act (“FCRA”) does not prohibit pregnancy discrimination. This […]

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