FB EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION BLOG

Staffing Company Alleged To Have Violated Virtually Every Employment Discrimination Law

The “N-word" again. It’s been some time since we’ve seen that is an employment discrimination lawsuit. And alleged violations of Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA … discrimination on the basis of sex, race, age, [...]

Drug Using Employee? Better Conduct An Individualized Assessment Before You Fire!

It seems that a child development center in South Carolina just settled an EEOC disability lawsuit for $5,000 (and other remedies) for hiring someone to be an afterschool teacher who had informed them of his [...]

Success At Big Law? Maybe It’s Time To Cut Your Losses

"Success is a relative thing. To some it’s the corner office, more money, and professional recognition.  To others its living a peaceful life next to Walden Pond, or traveling and working odd jobs all over [...]

Reminder—Destigmatization of Mental Illness In The Workplace

By:  Amy Epstein Gluck There is a lot of talk these days about diversity and inclusion. And about accommodating those with disabilities. Remember: providing accommodations applies to employees with mental impairments too. Recently, the US [...]

Here’s What You Need To Know To “Accommodate” An Employee With A Disability

Let’s set the stage for this “how to” post with a newly-filed lawsuit. A Georgia for-profit thrift store was just sued by the EEOC, which alleged that an employee with COPD and emphysema asked to be [...]

New York Employers—Get Ready, Get Set, Go!

By:  Amy Epstein Gluck Last month, both New York State (NYS) and New York City (NYC) passed eleven (11!!) bills requiring private employers with more than fifteen (15) employees to provide greater protections against sexual harassment [...]

“Doing What’s Right – Not Just What’s Legal”