eeoc-filings-2016

Retaliation still the #1 employment claim in 2016

The EEOC has just updated their table of individual charge filings to reflect 2016 as well. The overall number of filings has increased by 2.3% to above 90,000 cases, which indicates an increasing trend since 2014. While all of the sub-types…
laws-against-workplace-discrimination

State workplace discrimination laws

Many states have local state laws that make workplace discrimination illegal. These laws complement the federal anti-discrimination law (Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964). The federal level Title VII places anti-discriminatory requirements…
wrongful-termination-public-policy

Which states recognize the public policy exception to at-will employment?

Public policy can be defined as the laws, customs and principles that the Government creates to maintain order and address the needs of its citizens. It is not any given law, but the entirety of laws and mandates that govern the country. Wrongful…
implied-employment-contract-excemptions

Which states recognize implied employment contracts?

Implied employment contracts are inferred contracts, that are based on the actions and suggestions of the employer. If an employee is discharged in breach of the implied employment contract, the claim might have enforceable in court. Implied…