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Employment discrimination case reaches settlement

Most people go to work wanting to complete their tasks to the best of their abilities. Unfortunately, some circumstances may prevent them from putting their best efforts forward, and some of those issues could relate to facing employment discrimination. When workers face unfair treatment, their careers and their desires to perform well may be negatively affected.

Settlement reached in New York employment discrimination case

Needing certain accommodations affects many people with disabilities or other conditions. When workers need extra help to complete their jobs or need time away from work to address medical issues, their employers should assess the situation and grant reasonable accommodation requests. However, not every employer takes proper action in these situations, and individuals could face employment discrimination.

Legal action sometimes needed after employment discrimination

While many New York residents may not completely enjoy their jobs, they likely still feel that they can get through their work-related duties in relative peace. Unfortunately, that may not be the case for a number other workers. Some individuals can face employment discrimination that can make their workdays dreadful.

Seemingly innocent questions could be employment discrimination

Many people may think and hope that by the time they reach the age 50 that they have established themselves in a career and are nearing retirement. However, it is not unusual for older individuals to find themselves needing a new job for one reason or another. Unfortunately, older parties can often face employment discrimination based on their ages.

Employment discrimination fuels the glass ceiling concept

Most people work hard at their jobs in hopes of advancing in their chosen career paths. Advancement often means promotions, raises and other benefits that could allow them to feel successful. Of course, employment discrimination can often hinder these goals for many people in New York and elsewhere and result in them facing a stagnant career.

Fisher Taubenfeld central player in notable employment litigation

The former CEO of New York City Health+Hospitals sounded an alarm a couple years back. He stressed that the massive care provider was being challenged by a material shortfall in its funding and resources that required a significant response.

Seeking justice after pregnancy discrimination

The company you work for may present a positive image of promoting the rights of women, minorities and other protected classes. However, the proof of this image is in the way your employer treats you on the job day-to-day. If you are expecting or have recently given birth, you may be like many women in New York and across the country who are facing discriminatory practices.

Age employment discrimination lawsuit recently filed in New York

Aging is a natural part of life. While many people may experience different ups and downs along the way, numerous individuals can continue to work and remain an important part of the companies where they have often dedicated decades of their lives. Of course, some older individuals could face employment discrimination simply due to their age.

When discrimination leads to job loss, legal action may be wise

Most people in New York and elsewhere face some sort of treatment that they consider unfair at some point in their lives. However, there is a considerable difference in perceiving an act as unfair and facing discriminatory actions. Discrimination in the workplace is a serious and prevalent issue, and if individuals believe that they have been seriously mistreated by an employer, they may need to take action.

Disability discrimination at work is a serious issue

Having one or multiple serious medical conditions does not always make life easier. However, many conditions also do not prevent individuals from having the ability to work in New York or elsewhere, even if they may need certain accommodations. Still some employers may feel hesitant about hiring individuals with disabilities or allowing them to continue working. Fortunately, employment laws protect workers from disability discrimination.

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