When a Hostile Work Environment is not Really a “Hostile Work Environment”

In employment law, the phrase “hostile work environment” is an often misunderstood concept. We often receive calls from people claiming that their boss is a true jerk who screams at everyone and has everyone at work constantly on edge because they never...

“What Is My Case Really Worth?” Part One-Title VII and ADA Employment Cases

The focus of this post is on the remedies available for Title VII (gender, race, national origin, religion discrimination) and ADA (disability) cases.  Title VII gender cases also include sexual harassment and pregnancy discrimination. Some, if not most, damages that...

Happy Birthday FMLA

Twenty years ago today, President Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act into law, which went into effect August, 5, 1993, six months later.  The bill was a major part of President Clinton’s agenda in his first term.  In the past twenty years, the FMLA has...