WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey's) The 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals erred in ruling in favor of a clothing retailer that refused to hire a Muslim applicant who wore a headscarf during her interview, Principal Duty Solicitor General Ian H. Gershengorn...
I had the opportunity to talk with two plaintiff's attorneys last night at a reception recognizing the Michigan lawyers who were newly elected to the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Both attorneys indicated that they were extremely busy with...
Today's case reminds us of a few things: 1) random
remarks that do not fit together will not create a circumstantial evidence case of
race discrimination; and 2) courts will generally find any basis to avoid
considering an attorney's fee claim...
Yesterday, I wrote about how far we've come since 1943. Today, I bring you another reminder of how far yet we have to go.
The EEOC has announced a lawsuit it filed against Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC, for failing to hire African-American and Hispanic...
On Tuesday, voters in Houston, TX took to the polls and said no to Prop 1 . That’s a ballot measure that would have outlawed discrimination at work against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees and job applicants. Amanda Terkel at The...
Pretty much every day I fight employers who don't take discrimination seriously. HR people and management tend to think people who complain about discrimination are poor performing whiners. But discrimination is real, and it really happens in the...
Working from home, telecommuting, flexible hours, - whatever you call it, it is part of the Gen Y paradigm of focusing on work product rather than work process. In an information economy where so many workers are producing electronic written and graphic...
By now, you've probably already heard about the biggest
news in the world for the past day or so . . . Angelina Jolie's double masectomy . Why an apparently uneventful
preventive surgery on an actress is the number one story in the world is...
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a gender-based discrimination suit against Industrial Labor Management Group, Inc. (ILM).
The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, alleges that...
Maybe not that much, depending on where you are and how “proactive” you’ve already been before now.
Seriously, I don’t think Friday’s Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges will be that big a deal for most employers...
The anti-retaliation provision of Title VII of The Civil
Rights Act of 1964, as amended ("Title VII") prohibits an employer from
"discriminat[ing] against any of his employees . . . because he has made a
charge" under Title VII...
Affirmative Action Plan is the Solution to Discrimination Against the
We have in the past posted on the rampant,
insidious and harmful discrimination against the unemployed .
TLNT has posted an article of mine positing that, despite...
How is "Long- Term Unemployment"
If you have been unemployed for more than 6 months, you are considered
According to data collected via
a recent study completed by HuffPost , 40% of those...
I was going to blame the tardiness of today’s post on technical difficulties. Except, the only thing that was technically difficult about it was trying to muster the energy to blog last night after spending four hours in the sun with my 6-year-old...
Now in autotune .
(Betcha didn't expect that).
Yesterday, we were rapping (without the benefit of
autotune) about immigration status and unlawful discrimination and
concluded that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not prohibit...