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Category: Workplace Discrimination

We fight for victims’ full and fair recovery in employment law, harassment, sexual abuse and personal injury cases.

Understanding age discriminating laws

In the United States law prohibits discrimination against a certain individual because of their age. The federal Age Discrimination in Employment (ADEA) act makes sure that employers do not discriminate against employees because of their age. Which means, employees over a certain

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Taking affirmative action against demographic inequality

There are several laws in place that prohibit discrimination at the workplace. But that does not always guarantee that there will be diversity within a company’s workforce. Affirmative action plans are set up in order to reach out to certain

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Facing age discrimination in the workplace

Discrimination on the basis of age is a problem for employees who are either too young or too old. Both can be victims of age discrimination by the employer. According to the law, employers may not hire, fire or promote

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Disability discrimination basics

The Federal government prohibits employers from discriminating their employees on the basis of race, religion, sex or disability. Disability discrimination is the unfair treatment towards a person because of their disability. The law does not force employers to hire disabled

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Your rights under a multi-national employer

As corporations become increasingly multinational, it is understandable that their managers may misunderstand which law they are bound by. In the United States and its territories, U.S. employment law controls. All covered workers regardless of their citizenship or work authorization

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Pressures at home connected to increase in litigation

In 2014, a $187 million in punitive damages were awarded by a federal jury to a female employee that her employer discriminated against her, demoted her after she became pregnant and later fired her. Punitive damages are awarded to punish

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Dept. of Labor busts another company for discrimination

Federal contractors are held to higher standards than most private sector companies. They must pay higher wages, provide more worker protections and are under greater civil rights protections. This is the lesson that Gordon Food Service Inc. is learning as

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