Employees who sued for sex discrimination under state civil rights law could not pursue a claim for punitive damages, the Iowa Supreme Court has ruled in affirming judgment.
A volunteer firefighter was not an “employee” who could claim the protections of federal employment discrimination law, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming a dismissal.
An employer may be liable for sex discrimination under Title VII for allegedly discharging a female employee because she wanted to express breast milk at work, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing a summary judgment.
A plaintiff who alleged she was twice denied an entry-level sales job with Cintas because of her gender was not entitled to class certification of her Title VII claims, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming judgment.
An employee who alleged she was forced to quit her job after her complaints about an office affair were ignored could not sue for retaliation under Title VII, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming a dismissal.
An employer could compel arbitration when sued by a former female employee for engaging in a continuing pattern or practice of sex discrimination, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing judgment.
A Kentucky court has decided that a retaliatory discharge lawsuit was fatally flawed due to evidence that the employer was contemplating firing the plaintiff before she ever complained of sex discrimination.
Workplace discrimination charges went down slightly in fiscal year 2012, according to year-end data released by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Does a male employer risk liability for sex discrimination if he rids himself of an attractive female employee because of his wife’s insecurities?
That’s the question one state supreme court had to answer just before heading off for the Christmas holiday.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity could pursue a pattern-or-practice sex discrimination suit under Title VII’s general grant of enforcement authority, the 6th Circuit has ruled in reversing a dismissal.