Lawyers occasionally refer to a “constructive discharge” claim when talking about an employee who has involuntarily resigned from their job. Sometimes it’s referred to as constructive termination, constructive dismissal, or constructive discharge. But it all boils
In a glass ceiling or other employment discrimination case, one of the factors a court will likely analyze is how the company treated you compared to other “similarly situated employees.” The precise definition of who
If you’re considering filing a complaint against your employer because you think you’ve been discriminated against at work, you should know about the “after-acquired evidence” defense, which your company may assert. What is after-acquired evidence?
The Supreme Court occasionally rules on issues related to arbitration agreements and class action requirements and these decisions have a major impact on the size, scope, and prospects of future promotion discrimination and other employment
You think your employer has a glass ceiling and discriminated against you when you were passed over for a recent promotion. Whether your company overlooked you because of your gender, race, national origin, or sexual orientation, an
“Orchestrating impartiality:” blind auditions and cracking the glass ceiling in symphonies “I just don’t think women should be in an orchestra.” This candidly biased statement by an orchestra conductor who was prominent in the 1960’s
How can I prove “glass ceiling”/promotion discrimination? You believe your employer did not promote you because of your gender, race, national origin, religion, or other protected characteristic, and you tried unsuccessfully to informally resolve the
“Glass ceiling” discrimination defined Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase “glass ceiling” used around the office and in the media, and wondered what exactly it meant in a legal context. The answer is that a glass ceiling