Back pay damages

What does it mean to “mitigate your damages” in an employment case?

If an employer unlawfully fires an employee because of, for example, their age or gender, or because they are a whistleblower, then the employee can win significant lost pay damages in court. In fact, Title VII

The interplay between Title VII and the Equal Pay Act and why it matters in your pay discrimination claim

Two of the main federal laws that help ensure female employees are paid the same as their male counterparts are Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the Equal Pay Act (EPA).  Although both

The nuts and bolts of back pay damages in employment discrimination cases

What are back pay damages? In an employment discrimination lawsuit under Title VII, the basic definition of back pay damages is that it gives you the money and fringe benefits you would have earned had
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