What happens if an employer takes adverse action against an employee based on a legitimate, nondiscriminatory reason that later turns out to be wrong? Suppose, for example, an employer fires
Continue Reading For Employers Facing a Discrimination Claim, Being Wrong Can Also Mean Being Right (or, at Least, Being Nondiscriminatory).

Bloomberg BNA is out with a news story about a recent case filed in federal court in Georgia, which poses an interesting question:  does Title VII protect an employee on
Continue Reading Employee Lawsuit Claims Discrimination Based on Her Husband’s Race (Or: Associational Race Discrimination 101)

Last week’s post about blatantly discriminatory job ads in New Zealand elicited a number of comments from folks who could not believe that such ads were actually published.  To remind
Continue Reading Despite Employment Discrimination Training, “Human Nature Often Rears Its Ugly Head”