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Pregnancy Accommodations

Allison Mayer claimed that Professional Ambulance (PA) and its principals violated various laws when they failed to provide her reasonable time to express breast milk and then fired her in retaliation for her requests and complaints about this matter. PA filed a motion to dismiss the complaint.

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1st Circuit explains evidentiary standard for Title VII claims

Discrimination – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit (whose rulings apply to all Rhode Island employers) recently overturned the dismissal of a former employee’s sex discrimination and sexual harassment claims against her supervisor, finding she presented sufficient circumstantial evidence from which a jury could find in her favor.

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School Districts May Not Charge For Summer School

G. Doe was a 9th grade student at Cumberland High School. At the conclusion of the school year, the school district sent G. Doe’s mother a notice, recommending that her son attend a summer school program to make up three credits in core subjects so that he could enter the 10th grade in the next school year.

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