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EEOC Files Suit Against Oran Safety Glass for Alleged Pregnancy Discrimination

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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit against Oran Safety Glass Inc. this week, alleging that the manufacturer violated federal law when it fired a female employee because she was pregnant. According to the EEOC’s complaint, Nicole … Continue reading

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Recent California Supreme Court Ruling Changes Game for Architects

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What started out as a discrepancy over glass has turned into a much larger conversation about where architects’ liability ends. The California Supreme Court recently ruled that, at least in one case, architects in the state owe a “duty of … Continue reading

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Three New Jersey Glass Businesses Facing Charges of Illegal Practices

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The state of New Jersey recently filed action against three glass businesses for illegal practices. On July 24, the state’s Division of Consumer Affairs filed a nine-count civil complaint against J&L Glass & Construction Corp., Its All Glass Corp. and … Continue reading

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Partial Settlements Pending in Lawsuit Involving Eight Steel Manufacturers

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Three steel manufacturers are awaiting approval on settlements stemming from an ongoing lawsuit that has yet to be certified as “Class Action.” The lawsuit was filed by several businesses, alleging eight steel manufacturers—ArcelorMittal, Nucor Corp., United States Steel Corp., Gerdau … Continue reading

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Wired Glass Risks a Continued Area of Concern in Schools, Public Areas

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In less than a week, the Canadian General Standards Board’s recently-established committee of glass industry members, users and regulators will hold its first meeting to discuss potential changes to the federal standard for wired glass. The standard has not been … Continue reading

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Judge to Hear Case Involving Glass that Killed Retired Professor

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A Pennsylvania civil court judge is weighing the merits of a wrongful death lawsuit involving annealed glass and could soon possibly render a decision that could have lasting ripples throughout the entire glass industry. Judge Marilyn Horan of the Butler … Continue reading

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Indiana Man Sues Local YMCA After Crashing Through Glass Window

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An Indiana man has filed a lawsuit against a local YMCA, saying the organization’s negligence played a part in his crashing through a glass window and suffering “severe bodily injuries” while playing tennis earlier this year. In papers filed with … Continue reading

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School District Settles for $2 Million and Apologizes

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The Kent (Wa.) Unified School District is out $2 million and is publicly apologizing after agreeing to settle a lawsuit stemming from a glass-related incident at one of its schools that nearly resulted in the death of a student more … Continue reading

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