Religious Discrimination

Why Can My Job Fire Me? Understanding “Employment At-Will”

What does “employment at-will” mean? “Employment at-will” is a term used to describe a type of employment relationship where either the employer or the employee can terminate the working relationship at any time, for any reason, and without prior notice. In this...

Your Right to Discuss Wages At Work: Let’s Talk Money! 

Ever feel like discussing your salary with coworkers is as taboo as talking about politics at the dinner table? You're not alone! Many people grow up hearing that talking about finances is impolite, but guess what? Discussing your pay isn't just a juicy topic—it's a...

What Is Direct Evidence Of Employment Discrimination?

Today, our employee’s rights lawyers present to you the case of Porter v. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Med. Ctr., 92 F.4th 129 (2d Cir. 2024), a perfect example of direct evidence of employment discrimination. In this case, when the decision maker was asked why the employee...

Miss EEOC Deadlines, Lose Your Claims

The deadline for filing charges for discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) are strict and the failure to comply with the deadline may result in forfeiture of all claims. For charges arising out of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of...

More On The Evils Of Forced Arbitration

On Tuesday, I posted a blog post entitled, Forced Arbitration Sucks, Here’s Why. In the blog post, I outlined 14 separate reasons that forced arbitration causes significant problems for employees and briefly discussed the United States Senate Committee on the...

Yes, You Can Be Fired For Saying “F*ck (Race) People”

Ashley Bush served as the head coach for the girls’ basketball team at Frederick High School. On February 5, 2020, several members of the varsity team decided to leave the team, alleging that Bush had been treating them abusively. Despite an investigation by the...

Employer’s Lies Are Called Pretext

What does pretext mean? In the context of wrongful termination or employment discrimination, pretext refers to a situation where an employer provides a false or misleading reason for terminating an employee. This reason is presented as the official justification for...

Am I Stuck With An Arbitration Agreement?

Many employees don’t even realize they signed an arbitration agreement at the beginning of their employment and are surprised when the employer attempts to use it to block a lawsuit from moving forward. Our employment discrimination lawyers recently blogged about why...

Arbitration Agreements Are Bad For Employees

Let’s start off with the undisputed truth: Arbitration is bad for employees. In March 2022, in a bipartisan effort, Congress enacted, and President Biden signed the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act into law that precludes employers...

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