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Workplace Discrimination Archives

Pregnancy should not lead to employment discrimination in Florida

For many Florida women, becoming pregnant does not necessarily mean that they want to give up their jobs. However, because pregnancies can sometimes become complicated or require mothers-to-be to make certain accommodations during their workdays, working may become more difficult. If accommodations can be made, many women are happy to continue working under the restrictions. Unfortunately, some pregnant workers could become the victims of employment discrimination.

Ex-employee sues for workplace discrimination, wins

The Americans with Disabilities Act has made the work environment a safer and fairer place for disabled employees. Some people in Florida may not know that the ADA can even apply to employees who are caring for a disabled loved one and not just disabled workers. Unfortunately, what this means is that some caretakers suffer workplace discrimination simply for taking care of a family member.

Woman files workplace discrimination suit against city

When people in Florida are mistreated at work on the basis of gender and race, it is natural for them to feel violated, but, fortunately, they have the right to seek to hold their former employers accountable. One woman in another state is doing this by filing a million-dollar workplace discrimination suit against a city's mayor and the city itself. The African-American woman claimed that she was terminated because of her gender and race.

City clerk in Florida files claim for workplace discrimination

When an individual feels that he or she has been discriminated against on the job, the person should have the ability to report such a situation without retaliation. If retaliation does occur, the situation could be considered to be indicative of further workplace discrimination. As a result, an employee may wish to consider taking legal action in attempts to right the situation.

Multi-million dollar verdict in employment discrimination case

Many people in Florida are familiar with the distinctive AutoZone sign. Regardless of the company's reputation as a distributor of car parts, one out-of-state woman has alleged that the company fosters a culture that prevents women from being promoted to store managers. In a recent employment discrimination case, one woman alleges that the company was reluctant, if not unwilling, to promote her, and she was reportedly demoted after having a child.

Former coach files workplace discrimination suit against school

A former coach at a Florida university recently filed a workplace discrimination suit against the institution. According to the workplace discrimination claim, the university behaved in a discriminatory way toward him after he revealed that he suffered from multiple sclerosis. He alleges that he was then terminated after complaining about how he was treated by the school's officials.

EEOC files suit against FedEx for workplace discrimination

In the ideal Florida workplace, employers would take the time to accommodate workers who have disabilities or other reasons to need special adjustments. In fact, there are laws and regulations in place that should ensure that this ideal workplace exists for disabled individuals. Unfortunately, many workers may end up losing pay or their jobs in entirely due to workplace discrimination and lack of accommodations from employers.

Harassment case could interest Florida workers

Judging individuals based on their ethnicity, race, religion or other factors is a practice that many individuals would consider unseemly. Regrettably, many Florida residents often face harassment and discrimination due to such aspects of themselves and their lives. Employees may even be subjected to inappropriate comments and actions at their place of employment, and as a result, they may leave their jobs due to the hostile environment. In such cases, an individual could potentially have cause to file a legal claim.

Religious discrimination cases may interest Florida workers

For many Florida residents, their religion may be a significant part of their lives and play a role in how they conduct themselves. As a result, some individuals may not be able to work on certain days or during certain times due to religious reasons. Unfortunately, some employees could potentially face religious discrimination in the workplace and possibly lose their jobs as a result.

Disabled Florida employees could face workplace discrimination

Thousands of people across the country, including in Florida, live with disabilities on a daily basis. Some of these disabilities may be difficult to deal with without assistance, while other individuals are able to carry on while only making accommodations for their disability. Unfortunately, some individuals could face unfair workplace discrimination due to their disability, and they may wish to look into legal action.

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