Share

Current Events

Saturday, December 22, 2012

United States Supreme Court to Decide Meaning of Word "Supervisor" in Work Discrimination Cases

The United States Supreme Court will be deciding the meaning of word "supervisor" in the work discrimination context in a case brought against Ball State University, the employer, by employee Maetta Vance, who was a catering assistant and who was the only black employee in the catering department of Ball State University in Muncie, Ind. The United States Supreme Court has yet to decide this issue but this matter will be decided by the Court in the case of Vance V.

Read more . . .


Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Administrative Law Judge Files a Discrimination Lawsuit Against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission


 

All employers are subject to disability discrimination laws, even government agencies.
 
Ironically, the government agency that is responsible for protecting workers from discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, can itself be sued for discrimination by its own employees. Even Administrative Law Judges can file claims agianst the government agency that employs them if that agency is discriminating against them based on disability, race, and other protected classes.
 
That is exactly what happened when a former employee of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against them alleging that they discriminated against her because of her disability. 
 
The

Read more . . .


Thursday, November 1, 2012

GFI Mortgage Bankers Pay over $3.5 Million to Settle Allegations of Racial Discrimination in Lending Practices


 

Racial discrimination or discrimination based on national origin in business practices, including mortgages, is illegal under numerous state and federal statutes. No prospective home buyer should be discriminated against, denied purchasing the house of their dreams, or be forced to pay a higher cost mortgage because of their race or national origin. Some  businesses still fail to comply with the law.
 
 GFI Mortgage Bankers Inc., a large independent home mortgage firm has agreed to pay over $3.

Read more . . .


Monday, October 1, 2012

Passaic County Age Discrimination Plaintiffs Win

Age discrimination in employment is against the law in New Jersey. Long-term employees may not be terminated because of their age.


Read more . . .


← Newer1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22Older →

Archived Posts

2022
2021
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January
2020
December
November
October
September
August
July
March
February
January
2019
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January
2018
December
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January
2017
2016
December
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January
2015
2013
2012



© 2022 Hope A. Lang, Attorney at Law | Disclaimer
912 Kinderkamack Road, Suite 3, River Edge, NJ 07661
| Phone: 201-599-9600

Employment/Civil Rights Law | Disability Law | Employee Performance Evaluations | Wills and Estate Planning | School Law and Educational Rights | Municipal Court Appearances | General Practice | | Employment Law | Testimonials

Attorney Website Design by
Zola Creative