Discrimination Lawyers in the USA
Discrimination Lawyers in the USA Other Countries
All Articles »Discrimination Lawyers USA - Recent Legal Articles
- Company Must Pay $277K After Refusing to Accommodate Worker’s Diabetes
Supervisor wouldn’t allow woman to keep juice at her work station
- What Does Unlawful Discrimination Cover?
As detailed above, unlawful discrimination occurs when your employer negatively affects the terms and conditions of your employment or terminates your employment due to your:
- Physicians Face Discrimination
Physicians are faced with many employment law issues, with discrimination being a common one. Frequently, physicians must endure employers or executives who are unsympathetic to their religious views and can discriminate against them in multiple ways.
- Women Claim They Got Sick After Being Denied Right to Pump Breast Milk at Work
Female pilots say working conditions made it impossible to express breast milk
- Religious Freedom Bill and LGBT Community
Congressional leaders are in heated arguments over a proposed bill that would protect religious freedom, but could also allow members of the LGBT community to suffer legal discrimination. The proposed bill titled, The First Amendment Defense Act, would prohibit anyone from bringing legal action against a person exercising their religious beliefs.
- Advocating for Those Facing Workplace Discrimination
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) was an iconic step in the right direction for the civil rights of individuals with disabilities. Under the ADA, those who had previously been negatively impacted by discrimination in the workplace could benefit from federal protection.
- Fighting Against Employment Discrimination
Employment discrimination, while it can take on various forms and different levels of severity, is always illegal in the eyes of state and federal laws. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ensures that no individual is to be discriminated against in the workplace based on “race, color, religion, sex and national origin.” While the Civil Rights Act has protected employee rights for over 50 years, much remains to be done.
- Advocating for LGBT Individuals in the Workplace
Americans in the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Community (LGBT) have fought for and won many rights in the past few years. While individuals in the LGBT community and their allies have made progress, much remains to be accomplished.
- Common HIPAA Violations
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is legislation that provides guidelines and practices for the safeguarding of private medical information. Most familiar to the general public is HIPAA’s Title II, which established national standards for the electronic access and transmission of personal health care information.
- Pregnant Worker Had to Get Boss’s Approval to Use Restroom
Employee awarded $550K for pregnancy discrimination.