This year’s presidential election has produced one of the most colorful and contentious political seasons in recent memory. It’s not surprising that employees want to talk about the candidates and the issues. For this reason, it’s important to know what everyone’s rights are...
Is an Employer’s preferential treatment of a friend/paramour considered to be employment discrimination? According to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, evidence of favoritism or a special friendship/relationship is insufficient to establish a claim for gender discrimination.
In Summers v. Altarum Institute Corp., 740 F.3d 325 (4th Cir. 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit interpreted... Continue reading →
In Boyer-Liberto v. Fountainebleau Corp. No. 13-1473 (May 13, 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit... Continue reading →
On May 15, 2014, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed into law the Fairness for All Marylanders Act of 2014, which... Continue reading →
In the employment discrimination context, both employers and employees have concerns about retaliation claims, but for different reasons. Employees worry... Continue reading →
Bob worked for years in a physically demanding job. But after he became disabled, he could no longer perform the... Continue reading →
Seventh Circuit Rejects EEOC’s Argument That All Employee Medical Information Revealed Through “Job-Related” Inquiries Are Protected by the ADA’s Confidentiality Provisions
In EEOC v. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (2012), a former employee alleged that his former employer revealed his medical information to prospective employers... Continue reading →