A federal jury in Michigan has awarded a former Ford engineer nearly $17 million in a discrimination lawsuit.
In a February decision, the U.S. Supreme Court clarified who is entitled to receive whistleblower protection under the Dodd-Frank Act.
Passage of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 outlawed discrimination based on sex. But a series of court decisions have shaped the legal details regarding sexual harassment.
A national restaurant chain has agreed to pay $12 million to individuals who were affected by the company's practice of not hiring individuals over age 40 for certain jobs.
If your career is on an upward trajectory, eventually you will earn a new opportunity that brings with it something you haven't encountered: an employment contract.
After being fired from a job, some individuals want to know, “Was my firing legal?”
Thousands of workplace discrimination cases occur each year. Fortunately, discrimination is against the law and there are steps you can take to hold your employer accountable and ensure that your rights are protected.
Pregnancy discrimination in the workplace is an ongoing problem, but seldom is it as blatantly obvious as a recent situation involving a brokerage firm in Florida.
Winning an age-discrimination lawsuit is challenging, but a recent case in Pennsylvania proves it is not impossible. A jury in federal court in Pittsburgh has awarded a 62-year-old former county jail officer more than $800,000 in an age-discrimination lawsuit.
Since its passage in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act has opened up countless doors for people with disabilities, allowing them to enter the job market and make a living. The law requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for employers, unless doing so would cause undue hardship for the business.