Generic Discrimination

July 3, 2017

Title VII May Protect Executives From Discrimination

Does Title VII Protect Executives from Employment Discrimination? The National Law Review published an article in June 2017 analyzing the rights of executives under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII). The piece takes a look at the federal law that prohibits employers from discriminating against employees and job applicants based on protected characteristics such as age, race, sex and disability. Businesses have an obligation to ensure that their employees do […]
March 27, 2017

Tiffany Employee Filed Lawsuit for Genetic Discrimination

The Genetic Nondiscrimination Information Act Protects Employees There have not been many cases filed under the Genetic Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA). Under this federal law, employers with 15 or more employees may not use your genetic information in the following ways: To limit, segregate, classify or mistreat an employee or To make employment decisions regarding things such as compensation, hiring, firing or promoting. In other words, your employer may not use genetic test results […]