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Blog Posts in May, 2008

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  • Parents Discharged for Son's Medical Costs Have Disability Discrimination Claim
    Parents Discharged for Son's Medical Costs Have Disability Discrimination Claim

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) contains a rarely used provision that protects employees who are not disabled but who are discriminated against because they are associated with an ...

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  • Sexually Suggestive Comment Not Enough to Establish Sexual Harassment
    Sexually Suggestive Comment Not Enough to Establish Sexual Harassment

    As we wrote in a prior post about the case of Reeves v. C.H. Robinson on sexual harassment, an employee complaining about sexual harassment in the workplace must prove that harassment was severe and ...

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  • "Sex Specific Profanity" Supports Sexual Harassment Claim

    A good sexual harassment case has come out of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals-the federal appeals court for the states of Georgia, Florida, and Alabama. In Reeves v. C.H. Robinson, a female ...

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  • House Passes Genetic Nondiscrimination Law
    House Passes Genetic Nondiscrimination Law

    We recently wrote about the Senate’s passage of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, a federal law that would prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on the results of ...

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