Discrimination

Can Verbal Conduct Create a Hostile Work Environment?

Hostile work environments and harassment are quite prevalent these days. A hostile work environment is one where a worker feels...
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When Can an Employer Require an Employee to Undergo a Fitness-for-Duty Exam?

Employers need to ensure that their employees are fit and capable of fulfilling their job duties. Conducting fitness-for-duty exams enables...
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Suing for Pregnancy Discrimination

Over 40 years ago, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) was signed into law. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 is...
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Can I Lose My Job for Reporting Discrimination Directed at My Co-worker?

Being subjected to discrimination in the workplace is very difficult. It can also be difficult to see your co-worker being...
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Signs of Age Discrimination in the Workplace

Unfortunately, even with strict laws in place, age discrimination is still quite common in the workplace. Anyone can face age...
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The Effects of Workplace Discrimination on Employees

The Equal Pay Act, the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act...
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Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

Workplace discrimination takes many forms. For example, a worker or job seeker could be discriminated against because of their color,...
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Retaliation for being called as a witness is unlawful

What is My Legal Protection if I Refuse to Lie About a Co-worker’s Discrimination Claim? An individual who has been...
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Caregiver discrimination is unlawful

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Issues Guidance on Employment Discrimination Based on Caregiver Responsibilities Caregiving is quite common in the...
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Did your Criminal History Prevent you from Getting a Job?

New Jersey Job Applicants are Protected Against Discrimination on the Basis of their Criminal History One of the hardest things...
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Emotional Distress Damages in Employment Discrimination Cases

In the U.S., any form of employment discrimination is prohibited. If an employee suffers employee discrimination, they can recover damages....
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Discrimination During an Interview

What Questions Can an Employer NOT Ask About Disability When Hiring? Did a prospective employer discriminate against you during an...
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