In most discrimination cases, you only have to prove
discrimination was one of the motives your employer had in taking action
against you. For instance, if you announce you're pregnant and are suddenly
included in a mass layoff where others with less experience and less stellar
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court this morning
agreed to hear the appeal of a Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling
that state and local government employees may bring age discrimination claims
directly under the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment to the U.S.
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act ("ADEA") prohibits an employer from discriminating against an employee on the basis of age. To prevail on an ADEA claim , it is not enough to show that a supervisor was biased against older employees. A successful plaintiff needs to show that she suffered...