Her sexual harassment case would make legal history

Taken from The Lily News, October 16, 2017 Adapted from a story by The Washington Post’s DeNeen L. Brown. In 1978, Mechelle Vinson filed a lawsuit against her supervisor that redefined sexual harassment in the workplace. Vinson had worked at the Capital City Federal Savings Bank in Washington for four years before being fired. During that […]

Age Discrimination in the Internet Era

Interesting article on age discrimination in the workplace: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-na-pol-age-discrimination-trends-20170626-htmlstory.html In job ads, some employers have begun listing “digital native” as a requirement for the position. The term, many say, is a “code word” for young workers who have grown up with technology and will be able to use new systems with ease. This term plays into […]

EEOC Announces $450,000 Sexual Harassment Settlement

The EEOC issued a press release announcing a $450,000 settlement for female workers who were physically and verbally harassed at a potato packing company: EEOC Press Release, October 7, 2015 DENVER – Two potato packing companies will pay $450,000 and furnish other relief to settle a lawsuit for sexual harassment and retaliation brought by the […]