Federal Laws Which Prohibit Job Discrimination

Our office often receives calls from individuals regarding employment discrimination and we thought it may help our blog readers if we outlined several federal laws which prohibit job discrimination. As you will see, these laws are meant to protect individuals from discrimination in the workplace, whether it be in the private realm or within the…

Sears, Roebuck Settles Disability Bias Lawsuit

According to the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Sears, Roebuck and Co. (Sears) has agreed to settle a class lawsuit for the sum of $6.2 million and other remedial relief. It was alleged by the EEOC that “Sears maintained an inflexible workers’ compensation leave exhaustion policy and terminated employees instead of providing them…