Tag: Age Discrimination

November Legal Roundup: Does ADHD Excuse Verbal Abuse

Here’s the latest on some employment-related legal cases that have gone before the courts: Disability Discrimination | Sex Discrimination | National-Origin Discrimination | Age Discrimination | Race Discrimination | Labor Relations | Family and Medical Leave Act Disability Discrimination Back to top Selective Impairment Does Not Substantially Limit Police Supervisor…

October Legal Roundup: Is Employee With Down Syndrome Entitled to Blanket Protection

Here’s the latest on some employment-related legal cases that have gone before the courts: Disability Discrimination | National-Original Discrimination | Religion Discrimination | Age Discrimination | Family and Medical Leave Act Disability Discrimination Back to top Grocery Store Employee’s Profane Outbursts Do Not Have to Be Accommodated. Photo by Shutterstock…

June Legal Roundup: Fired for Eating a Bag of Potato Chips

Here’s the latest on some employment-related legal cases that have gone before the courts: Disability Discrimination | Sexual Harassment | Racial Discrimination | Religion Discrimination | Age Discrimination | Family and Medical Leave Act | Affirmative Action Rules Disability Discrimination Back to top Was “Grazing” a Theft or an Emergency…

February Legal Roundup: Is 'Something Is Wrong' Enough Notice of a Disability

Here’s the latest on some employment-related legal cases that have gone before the courts: Disability Discrimination | Privacy/Misuse of Identity | Age Discrimination | Religion Discrimination | Labor Arbitration | Legislation and Administrative Action Disability Discrimination Back to top “Something is wrong” and “might have a medical condition” are not…

January Legal Roundup: Can a Religious Object Be a 'Dangerous Weapon'

Here’s the latest on some employment-related cases that have gone before the courts: Religion Discrimination | Sex Discrimination | Disability Discrimination | Age and National-Origin Discrimination | Race Discrimination | Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act Religion Discrimination Homeland security should have accommodated three-inch “sword blade” for Sikh agent….

November Legal Roundup: Poor Performance Overrides Edge in Experience

Here’s the latest on some employment-related cases that have gone before the courts: Age Discrimination Older white man cannot support age-, race- and sex-discrimination case. Photo by Shutterstock. A 55-year-old white male health-department microbiologist, with 20 years of service, was passed over for promotion in favor of a white female…

No ADA Accommodation Leads to Seizure, Hospitalization for Diabetic Worker

Disability Discrimination: Walmart manager’s unreasonable conditions for diabetic employee violated ADA. A Walmart meat-department employee with diabetes had always kept her testing kit close by at her desk in the work area. A manager ordered her to remove it to her locker, at a far end of the store. (There…

Supervisor Slammed for 'Terrorist' Slur to Muslim Employee

Severe settlement conditions for supervisor. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently settled a religion, race and national-origin case, EEOC v. Pace Services LP, which alleged that the supervisor of a Muslim employee of East Indian origin repeatedly called him “terrorist,” “Osama” and “al-Qaeda.” The supervisor also usedand allowed…