Tag Archives: Discrimination

Police Department Sued Over Taser Training and Discrimination

It is vital for employers to understand any physical limitations that their employees have. Not responding appropriately can lead to serious legal trouble. It’s a situation that happened recently in Union City, Georgia where a police detective sued her former … Continue reading

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Sam’s Club Employee Sues for Transgender Discrimination

Last year, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing put in place new regulations to protect employees from discrimination for gender identity and gender expression in the workplace, as outlined in the CA Code of Regulations, Title 2, sections 11030, … Continue reading

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Protection Against Workplace Discrimination Broadened

Can an employee claim workplace discrimination against an employee from another company? According to the recent Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) case of British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal v. Schrenk, 2017 SCC 62, the answer, in some circumstances, is yes. … Continue reading

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Students, Free Movement, Discrimination and Restrictions: Case C-73/08

The Court of Justice has handed down an important and interesting judgment on the right of a member State to restrict the number of students coming from other member States. In its judgment in Case C-73/08 Nicolas Bressol and others… … Continue reading

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Amazon and Other Employers Sued for Age Discrimination Over Facebook Job Ads

Silicon Valley has long been accused of engaging in ageism against older job seekers. Now, Facebook and other online giants are facing pressure to address the negative impact of targeted ads on their platforms. The Communications Workers of America (CWA) … Continue reading

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