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The Stephens Law Firm PLLC aggressively represents workers who have been denied their rightful pay or who have been subjected to unlawful discrimination or harassment in the workplace. The Stephens Law Firm PLLC fights for workers who have not received their fair pay, or have been discriminated against or harassed in the workplace. ***Attorney Advertisement***

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Glendoval Stephens

Managing Attorney at The Stephens Law Firm PLLC

Glendoval Stephens has practiced law since 1992 and has been a member of the New York bar since 1994. Mr. Stephens is experienced in litigating civil matters before both the bench and juries.

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Thailary Lim

Attorney

Ms. Lim is an experienced personal injury attorney handing automobile accidents, trip and falls, slip and falls, and other premises liability claims. Ms. Lim is a fluent speaker of Cambodian.

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Devian Daniels

Attorney of Counsel

Ms. Daniels is an experienced employment benefits attorney. She works closely with the clients of The Stephens Law Firm PLLC to obtain the unemployment benefits to which they are entitled.

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The Stephens Law Firm PLLC Weekly

TOPIC OF THE WEEK

National Origin Discrimination

Whether an employee or job applicant's ancestry is Mexican, Russian, Filipino, Iranian, American Indian, or any other nationality, individuals are entitled to equal access to employment opportunities. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it ill

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THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

English-only workplace policies can be discriminatory and foster a hostile environment when implemented with the intent to silence foreign languages in the workplace or manufacture a reason to discipline persons who are not native English speakers. The EEOC identifies discrimination related to English-only laws as one of several ways that employees can suffer illegal discrimination or harassment based on national origin.

–Immigrants’ Employment Rights under Federal Anti-Discrimination Laws,

LIST OF THE WEEK

from EEOC Enforcement and Litigation Report

Enforcement and Litigation Report

  • Age and sex discrimination charges fell by 1,338 and 1,123 charges, respectively—since last fiscal year. 
  • Charges pertaining to sexual harassment allegations dipped, payouts in this area swelled from $56.6 million in FY2018 to $68.2 million in FY2019.
  • EEOC recoveries fell 4 percent overall, from $505 million in FY2018 to $486 million in FY2019.