Nursing Mother Fired After Dispute About Where She Could Pump—Discrimination?
Posted on December 20, 2017
Posted in Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA)the situation An employer decides to implement a new policy permitting lactating mothers to express breastmilk only in certain designated lactation rooms. An employee who has been pumping in her office objects to this new policy, claiming that it will inhibit her ability to do her job properly. Following a number of heated exchanges about […] READ MORE
But It Was For Her Own Good—Is This a Defense to a Discrimination Claim?
Posted on December 6, 2017
Posted in Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA)the situation An employer finds out that a pregnant employee is considered high risk and so takes her off the schedule based on some concerns about her safety in the workplace. Is this discrimination? READ MORE
Over One Million Dollars in Damages for Discrimination Based on Transgender Status?
Posted on November 29, 2017
Posted in Gender Discriminationthe situation A professor claims that she was denied tenure only after she began transitioning from male to female-will this support a claim of discrimination based upon gender in violation of Title VII? READ MORE
Does a Mandatory Retirement Age Equal Discrimination?
Posted on November 1, 2017READ MORE
“But I Was Just Kidding!” Is That a Defense to a Discrimination Claim?
Posted on October 4, 2017READ MORE
Does Employee’s Falsification of Employment Application Automatically Defeat Retaliation Claim?
Posted on August 30, 2017READ MORE
Can You Cut a Pregnant Employee’s Shifts to Avoid Unpredictability?
Posted on August 23, 2017READ MORE
Is a Claim that an Applicant is Overqualified a Defense to an ADEA Claim?
Posted on July 19, 2017READ MORE
What if You Don’t Agree with a Religious Objection?
Posted on July 5, 2017READ MORE
My Employee Badmouthed me on Glassdoor—Can I Fire Him?
Posted on June 21, 2017READ MORE