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You should strive to be in your best shape when applying for a new job, but potential employers can't just write you off for past injuries.

Case in point: A patrol officer applicant named Russell Holt sued BNSF Railway Co. after the Texas-based company yanked his job offer when Holt disclosed a prior back injury. The EEOC has now filed a lawsuit on Holt's behalf, claiming that BNSF discriminated against him on the basis of a disability.

Can you sue when you've been denied a job based on past injuries?

Ex-Tinder VP Whitney Wolfe is suing the dating-app company for sexual harassment, largely stemming from alleged mistreatment by co-founder Justin Mateen.

According to Reuters, Wolfe's sexual harassment suit has named IAC/InterActiveCorp, Tinder, and Match.com as defendants, alleging that executives removed her title as a co-founder because of her gender. Tinder is a popular dating app that attempts to romantically link users via their mobile devices.

What are Wolfe's sexual harassment claims against Tinder?