Guide to Preventing Disability Discrimination

On the 25th anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act, CNN reported on some very troubling data which showed that many Americans with severe disabilities still face difficulty in taking advantage of work opportunities, even despite federal laws in place that are aimed at ensuring the disabled have equal opportunities to work in the United States. According to CNN, there are approximately 57 million Read More

Arbitration Clauses: Does Your Employment Contract Have One?

In many cases, when employees are treated improperly by employers, it is not just a single worker that is affected by the improper treatment. Instead, often many workers are mistreated or have their rights violated – sometimes in small ways. A Maryland discrimination lawyer can help all of these workers who have been victimized by discrimination to take action. In some cases, this could mean that workers come Read More

Hostile Work Environments: What Does it Mean for Employees?

Many different types of discrimination are illegal under federal and state civil rights laws. One of the types of discrimination that is prohibited is hostile work environment discrimination. An employee can take legal action against an employer in the event that coworkers or peers create a hostile work environment on the basis of that employee's protected status, unless employers have policies in place to prevent a Read More

Breastfeeding Discrimination

Many different types of workplace discrimination can occur. One of the most common situations that arises is when a woman becomes pregnant and is treated unfairly by her employer as a result. A Maryland pregnancy discrimination attorney can provide representation in these situations, assisting women with children in taking legal action against employers. Pregnancy discrimination is not restricted only to situations Read More

Federal Employee Discrimination: What Remedies Are Available to Federal Employees?

Discrimination in the federal workforce is strictly prohibited on the basis of protected status such as race, gender, religion, color, national origin, or disability status. Unfortunately, even with laws in place aimed at preventing government employers from engaging in discriminatory behavior in connection with hiring, firing, or any terms and conditions of employment, discrimination still happens. When unlawful Read More

Federal Employee Discrimination: How to Prove It

Federal employees can take legal action to pursue a legal remedy if they are victimized by any type of unlawful discriminatory behavior.  This could include being refused a job or promotion or being fired as a result of their race, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, advanced age, or other protected status. Workers who are sexually harassed; whose federal government employers refuse to make Read More

Federal Employee Discrimination: What is It?

Federal employees, like virtually all workers throughout the United States, are protected from discrimination in the workplace. Federal employees are protected from many different kinds of discrimination and are protected from discrimination on the basis of many different characteristics and attributes. If you are a federal employee, there is a special federal sector complaint process that provides you with Read More

What is a Hostile Work Environment?

When most people think of employment discrimination, they think of an employer refusing to hire someone or an employer firing someone because of that person's race, gender, national origin, color, disability, age, or other protected status. While this type of discrimination is definitely illegal, it is not the only type of unlawful discrimination that exists. There are many different types of prohibited behavior, Read More

What is Discrimination?

Discrimination, in its simplest form, means treating someone differently because of a characteristic or trait that person has, often because of prejudice.  Discrimination, in some forms, is illegal under both state laws in Maryland and federal laws.  It is important for workers to understand when discrimination is illegal and to take action if they are the victim of discriminatory actions that affect their work Read More

Subtle Employment Discrimination is Still Discrimination

When it comes to discrimination in the workplace, times have changed. No longer are there signs blatantly excluding classes of workers based on some immutable characteristic such as nationality, gender, religion, or color. In contrast to the minefield of subtle discrimination at play today, these overt expressions of discrimination almost appear to be preferable. At least, the reasoning goes, in this case, you could Read More

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