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According to Shereef Akeel, an attorney specializing in employment discrimination, the questions are illegal under the state's Elliot Larsen Civil Rights Act and the U.S. Pregnancy Discrimination Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Akeel said those laws prohibit employment decisions that ...

A judge ruled shortly before Christmas Day that an age discrimination lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles would be allowed to continue. An opinion issued on December 18th tossed aside FCA's move to dismiss the suit. Attorneys for the company had hoped to force the four plaintiffs into arbitration, ...
Winfrey and Bravo remain with the company. Attorney Shereef Akeel, who is based in Troy, touted the significance of the decision not to compel arbitration. “It's huge because our clients will have their day in court to have their claims heard before a jury in a public forum,” Akeel said, noting the prevalence of ...
"Folks who have relationships here with the United States are still able to come, whether they're students or doctors or professors - just like they used to," said Shereef Akeel, a civil rights attorney fighting the ban. But that's not good enough for Dawud Walid, local director of the Council on American Islamic ...
For the second time in two months, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has been hit with a discrimination class action, this one alleging it mistreats older employees during their performance evaluations and as a result, gives them lower pay and fewer promotions than their younger counterparts. Among the ...
MYRE: That's attorney Shereef Akeel announcing the suit in Washington this afternoon. It claims that while the president's order, quote, "does not apply to all Muslims, the policy only applies to Muslims." Over at the White House, Press Secretary Sean Spicer insisted the restrictions are only about national ...
Attorney Shereef Akeel, at podium, speaks during a news conference at the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Monday in Washington. ... Simon Sandoval-Moshenberg, the lawyer representing the Yemeni brothers and other unidentified plaintiffs who might be facing similar difficulties, said ...
“How much can a person tolerate before they do something,” Troy-based attorney Shereef Akeel said. ... In at least one other incident, Davis' co-workers imitated attorney Johnnie Cochran's infamous line from the O.J. Simpson murder trial from the mid 1990s — “if the glove does not fit, you must acquit,” ...


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