employment discrimination


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employment discrimination

noun bias in the workplace, prejudice in an employment environment Generally: differentiation, disequalization, inequality, unfairness
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urged the members to stand by a decades-old policy of prohibiting employment discrimination in federally funded programs.
For those states where the law has taken effect, relatively few formal complaints of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation have been filed, either in absolute numbers or as a percentage of all employment discrimination complaints in the state.
A county corrections officer brought state and federal claims against county officials, alleging employment discrimination based on a perceived disability, retaliation, constitutional violations, and slander.
Riverwoods, IL), a division of Wolters Kiuwer, has begun the publication of the Journal of Employment Discrimination.
Thirteen cases covered by those additional funds ranged from a long-running dispute between the Harbor and the state, to charges of negligence, excessive force and false arrest, civil rights violations, termination without notice, employment discrimination, harassment and sexual and racial discrimination.
With Massachusetts law prohibiting employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and with a nondiscrimination clause in her teaching contract, Attwood felt safe identifying herself as a lesbian in the classroom when it seemed appropriate--for instance, in the course of discussions about state initiatives to protect gay men and lesbians.
Thus, damages received (other than for medical expenses, as discussed below) based on an employment discrimination claim or injury to reputation accompanied by a claim of emotional distress must be included in income.
In Burke, the taxpayer settled a sex discrimination suit brought in 1984 under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (CRA) - which prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
Despite laws prohibiting employment discrimination, the economic costs of unequal treatment accorded African-Americans has risen steadily.
Generally, few people bring employment discrimination claims, not because there is no employment discrimination but because it is a big hassle to carry them through," said Donna Lenhoff of the WLDF.
He has extensive experience representing brokerage firms in disputes with customers; employment discrimination, restrictive covenants and other disputes with employees; and disputes with other brokerage firms and trading professionals.
Employment discrimination law; cases and materials, 7th ed.

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