In employment discrimination cases, an employee will often point to how their co-workers were treated more favorably than them as evidence of the employer’s discrimination. For example, a female employee may have been passed over
The United States Supreme Court declined to overturn a $1.3 million jury verdict in an age discrimination case from the federal district court in Massachusetts (Rinsky v. Cushman & Wakefield, Case No. 1:16-cv-10403-ADB (D. Mass.)).
Law360 interviewed Eric Bachman about parental leave issues and employment litigation.
Players for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) have filed an appeal in their pay discrimination suit against the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). The appeal comes after a federal judge ruled against the USWNT
For employees with disabilities and serious medical conditions, two key laws provide important protections in the workplace: The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which provides guaranteed paid leave to certain employees to care for serious
A years-long litigation battle surrounding a data breach at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2014 has resolved with a judicially-approved settlement. Under the agreement, UPMC must pay $2.65 million to 66,000 employees whose
A federal court recently gave its stamp of approval to a $34 million settlement agreement between Edward Jones & Co. and the company’s Black financial advisors (FAs). The settlement resolves a years-long litigation battle and includes provisions aimed at promoting
A federal jury recently delivered a eye-popping $125,150,000 verdict in a disability discrimination case against Walmart. The case, EEOC v. Wal-Mart Stores East, E.D. Wis., No. 1:17-cv-00070 (E.D. Wis. 2021), dealt with actions taken against a disabled
Law360 interviewed Eric Bachman about how a new law from Congress may impact age discrimination cases.
A recent lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleges that female employees of a New York diner were subject to sexual harassment and sex-based discrimination, thereby creating a hostile work environment. The