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Blog Posts in May, 2012

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  • Bias Doesn't Have To Be
    Bias Doesn't Have To Be "Sole Reason" For Termination To Bring A Claim For Discrimination

    A recent case determined that you may be able to sue for employment discrimination if your race (or gender, or national origin) was a reason for an “adverse” employment action, but not the only ...

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  • When Must I Be Paid As An Intern?
    When Must I Be Paid As An Intern?

    Despite recent efforts to clarify just when it’s acceptable to hire an unpaid intern, many workers – including large numbers of college students – report mistreatment and confusion surrounding the ...

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  • Rejection Of Sexual Advances May Be Basis Of Claim For Retaliation
    Rejection Of Sexual Advances May Be Basis Of Claim For Retaliation

    Federal employment laws prohibit many forms of discrimination, including religious, sex and race discrimination. Employers are also prohibited from retaliating against workers who complain about ...

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  • EEOC Limits Use Of Criminal Background Checks In Employment Decisions
    EEOC Limits Use Of Criminal Background Checks In Employment Decisions

    The equal employment opportunity commission (EEOC) has just approved updated enforcement guidance concerning employment discrimination based on individuals’ arrest and conviction records. The EEOC ...

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