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Speak English at Work! Language and Accent Discrimination

The increased participation of the United States in the global economy and the rise in immigration patterns have paved the way for the country’s more diverse and multi-lingual workforce. A recent report by the Center for Immigration Studies states that one fifth of the people in the United States (about 64 million) speak a foreign […]

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Employment Discrimination on the Basis of Race or Color

Workplace discrimination on the basis of race occurs when a job applicant or an employee is treated unfavorably because he/she is of a certain race or because of personal characteristics associated with race (such as hair texture, skin color, or certain facial features). Color discrimination involves treating someone unfavorably because of skin color complexion. This […]

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Burruezo & Burruezo Goes to Cuba!

Carlos Burruezo & Bertha Burruezo will be traveling to Havana, Cuba on April 22nd in conjunction with Stetson Law School’s upcoming CLE titled “Destination CLE: Cuba – Explore Business Law in Havana.”   Since December 2014, President Obama has been making steady progress in reestablishing diplomatic ties with Cuba, a country unknown to many of us […]

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Harassment in the Workplace

Harassment is unwelcome conduct that creates a work environment that is intimidating, hostile, or offensive to reasonable people. Harassment may consist of offensive jokes, slurs, name-calling, physical assaults or threats, intimidation, ridicule or mockery, insults or put-downs, offensive objects or pictures, and interference with work performance, among other offensive behavior. Workplace harassment is not limited […]

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