Category: Employment Discrimination

Discrimination comes in many forms, including harassment; terminations; demotions; cuts in pay; or failing to receive a raise. Call the Garner Firm at 215-645-5955 for a free consultation about your employment discrimination case.

ERISA • Employment Law
  • Fourth Circuit Rules in Favor of Employer in Retiree Health Benefits Case

    In a blow to retirees, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently affirmed a decision granting summary judgment to an employer in a case involving changes to a retiree health benefits plan.  See Barton v. Constellium Rolled Products-Ravenswood, LLC, Case No. 16-1103, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 5087, __ F.3d __ (4th Cir. March 22, 2017). 

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  • The Impact of a Layoff on a Long-Term Disability Claim

    Things have been busy at The Garner Firm, and I am behind on my blog posts.   Last week, I was fortunate to attend the American Bar Association’s Torts Insurance Practice Section (“TIPS”) Mid-Winter Symposium on Insurance and Employee Benefits.  During the conference, a speaker discussed the impact a lay off can have on a disabled employee’s long-term disability

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  • Thanksgiving

    Tomorrow is Thanksgiving.  I have been thinking about it a lot this year. The trajectory of our lives seldom follows a straight line.  The ups and downs in life are a given, but how we respond to them is not.  If, for example, you have been denied a promotion because of your race or gender, or if you

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