Employer retaliation occurs when an employee is punished as a direct result of exercising a right in the workplace. Proving employee retaliation, however, can be incredibly difficult.
An employee of the municipal government claims it maintained an environment of racial discrimination and harassment.
Some instances of harassment are more immediate than others, and should not fall under the umbrella of simply being annoying.
Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, it is illegal for an employer to treat you unfairly in a number of areas related to potential or current employment.
Employer investigations, bad witnesses and the cat's paw doctrine.
Unless you live in a state like New Jersey where youth are protected under state law, you cannot claim you were discriminated against due to your age.
If you find you’re not getting anywhere with prospective employers, or if you suspect a former employers may not be giving you glowing reviews, you may need to get proactive.
In their lawsuit, the workers claim they were terminated as part of larger “purge of older workers."
Probationary periods are used by a lot of companies for training and evaluation of new hires, newly promoted employees or employees having performance problems.
Your options for recourse, if any, when you’ve been terminated without cause depend on where you work, and the terms of your employment.