Arizona readers may be interested to learn that Disney Cruise Line is being sued by a male former employee over claims of age and sex discrimination. According to the lawsuit, which was filed in November, the middle-aged employee worked as a labor analyst at Disney for 18 years. Over the last few years, he worked … Continue reading Disney Cruise Line accused of age, sex discrimination
Phoenix Arizona Discrimination Law Blog
Color discrimination is different from racial discrimination, even though many people confuse the two ideas. Color discrimination doesn’t relate to race; it relates to the color and shade of someone’s skin. In this respect, color discrimination can happen among people of the same race and ethnicity; it can also happen among people of different races … Continue reading What are some examples of color discrimination?
Research indicates that strong leadership can play a role in reducing sexual harassment in companies both in Arizona and throughout the country. When employees believe that there are consequences for their actions, they are less likely to commit acts of harassment. When they don’t believe that there are consequences, they are more likely to commit … Continue reading Leadership can create a culture against harassment
Bring up the topic of “gender discrimination at work” and everyone will think you’re talking about discrimination against women, which has been addressed extensively by the #MeToo movement over the past year. Nevertheless, men get discriminated against in their jobs as well, believe it or not, and this kind of gender-based discrimination has caused serious … Continue reading 2 examples of workplace discrimination against men
The passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990 signaled the beginning of a new era where public awareness and respect for people with disabilities was ushered in. Much progress has been made in Arizona workplaces due to the ADA’s core requirement that employers must make reasonable accommodations to enable peoples with disabilities to … Continue reading Reasonableness is at the heart of the ADA
Arizona residents may use Facebook on a regular basis as a way to stay connected to the world around them. For those who work at the company, they will no longer have to go through private arbitration to resolve sexual harassment cases. This was revealed in a Wall Street Journal report, and the use of … Continue reading Forced arbitration policy ends at Facebook
According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), approximately 3,174 women suffered from pregnancy-related discrimination at work in 2017. The thing is, considering how much discrimination goes unreported in Arizona and the rest of the United States each year, it’s likely that the number of women discriminated against for being pregnant is vastly greater than … Continue reading Watch out for the signs of pregnancy discrimination
The average American is overweight, but you would have no idea of that fact based on the media. The representation of America’s population in movies and on television skew disproportionately toward attractive and fit younger adults. That appearance bias trickles down into every other section of our culture and lives. As a result, overweight Americans … Continue reading Overweight workers may face harassment and discrimination at work
While workers in Arizona and elsewhere may make more money than their peers, they may also be more likely to be terminated. This can be especially true in a place like Silicon Valley, and it can be in spite of the fact that many workers see a link between age and wisdom. Age discrimination is … Continue reading How ageism impacts tech workers
Imagine you’ve been working in the same job — at the same law firm — for the last 16 years. When you started at the company, you were in your early 20s, straight out of college, and now you’re almost 40. You gave your youth to that job, and you found it rewarding, but last … Continue reading Was your termination a breach of contract?