An employee at a Lowe’s store in Cleburne, Texas claims the home improvement chain violated the ADA when it demoted him from his department manager position and cut his pay.
Discrimination and Harassment
Discrimination and harassment claims often increase in a down economy. Learn the proper techniques for conducing proper workplace harassment investigations, providing sexual harassment training, and more to reduce claims of employment discrimination and preventing sexual harassment in the workplace.
Lewisville, Texas-based Shepherd Healthcare is being sued by a woman who claims she was fired for refusing to participate in a daily Bible study at work.
The company that owns the world-famous B&H Photo store in Manhattan has agreed to settle hiring and pay discrimination charges brought by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.
Is spousal jealousy grounds for firing members of a particular sex? According to a recent federal court case, the answer is no if that jealousy is directed to a group of employees rather than one specific worker.
Next spring will mark two decades since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that employers have a responsibility to prevent sexual harassment and, if it does occur, put a stop to it.
With sexual harassment in the news, a ruling handed down last month by the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals should worry employers used to avoiding liability by showing that they take reasonable steps to prevent harassment.
The EEOC is suing the parent company of KTVT in Dallas for age discrimination after the station hired a younger, less experienced applicant for a traffic reporter position.
One response to reported sexual harassment is to separate the alleged victim from the alleged harasser. However, if the separation includes a schedule change, the victim may claim that amounted to punishing her for reporting harassment in the first place.
A Philadelphia-area real estate investment firm that owns and manages apartment communities, retail shopping centers and professional office buildings faces an EEOC lawsuit after it fired an employee shortly after she disclosed she was pregnant.
Cosmetic giant Estée Lauder faces charges its parental leave benefits discriminate against men.
A U.S. Forest Service biologist working in Pennsylvania claims he is being discriminated against because of his sex.
While the legal requirements to retain records are complex, you're probably safe in dumping those 1984 vacation-day requests. Still, knowing which records to save or toss can be critical to your business, particularly in defending against a lawsuit.