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Discrimination Against the Unemployed Now Banned in New Jersey: Are More-Expansive Federal Protections Far Behind?

With unemployment continuing to skyrocket, the competition for jobs is stiff. There is an old adage that "you need a job to find another job." To the extent this adage is given credence by those making hiring decisions, it appears to reflect what may be viewed as a discriminatory animus...

New California Law Prohibits Genetic Discrimination and Can Result in Significant Damages If Violated

"California has a compelling interest in promoting and fostering the medical promise of genomics while relieving the fear of discrimination by strengthening laws to prevent it." - California State Sen. Alex Padilla On September 6, 2011, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law the...