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  • Connecticut High Court to Decide If Women-Only Workout Area Violates State Anti-Discrimination Law

      On May 7, 2021, the Connecticut Supreme Court will hear oral argument in the case of Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities (CHRO) v. Edge Fitness, LLC, et al., SC 20538 (Conn.).  The case presents an issue of first impression and arises out of the State of Connecticut’s claim that a separate women-only workout...… Continue Reading
    April 22, 2021
  • Sexual Harassment Case Costs Iowa Taxpayers $2.2 Million

    A former staffer for the Iowa Senate Republican Caucus in Iowa has been awarded $2.2 million in damages for retaliation that will be paid from Iowa’s already-floundering general fund.  Kirsten Anderson was terminated from her position as communications director for the caucus in 2012. She alleged the termination was in retaliation for her complaints about...… Continue Reading
    August 24, 2017