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The various types of workplace discrimination

There are laws in place that provide individuals in Florida and elsewhere with protection against certain forms of unjust treatment in the workplace. Unfortunately, this might not always stop discrimination from occurring and those who are subjected to such treatment can suffer in a variety of ways. By seeking advice on the various forms of discrimination and the available options for restitution, those who experience a similar scenario could gain a better understanding of how to approach the situation.

3 accuse police chief of discrimination and harassment

Dealing with unfair or unjust treatment in a workplace environment can be a daunting experience. Individuals in Florida who are subjected to discrimination while on the job may suffer in a variety of ways and might not be certain how best to handle the situation. Three individuals in another state were recently awarded a judgment on $1.1 million after filing a lawsuit accusing a chief of police of discrimination.

Former employee accuses University of Oklahoma of discrimination

Many companies in Florida and elsewhere consider it vital to provide employees with a way to report unjust behavior. However, filing a complaint can still be an intimidating process, and should one feel that the incident prompts acts of retaliation, he or she might be uncertain how best to handle the situation. A former employee of the University of Oklahoma has filed a lawsuit against the school's board of regents accusing it of discrimination.

2 accuse emergency services department of discrimination

There are a multitude of scenarios in which companies in Florida and elsewhere may choose to fire an employee, and losing a job can be a devastating experience. While in many situations, a company might be able to justify its decision to terminate an employee's position, sometimes workers may feel as though the act came as the result of retaliation or discrimination. Two women have recently filed a lawsuit that accuses their former employer of gender discrimination and unlawful termination.

8 accuse Saks Fifth Avenue of race, age discrimination

There are many individuals in Florida and elsewhere who are constantly seeking out ways to advance their career opportunities. Some employees may face a variety of challenges throughout the process, and unfortunately, some of these challenges may appear unlawful and unjust. As many as eight individuals have recently filed a lawsuit against luxury department chain Saks Fifth Avenue, accusing the company of discrimination.

Age discrimination lawsuit filed against IBM

When it comes to advancing one's career in the field of technology, having the necessary skill and experience can be essential. Unfortunately, individuals in Florida may find that these qualifications might not always be enough, as other factors could play a part in the process. IBM is reportedly facing a discrimination lawsuit after allegations surfaced claiming the company subjected a multitude of employees to unjust treatment based on their age.

Nike facing lawsuit following claims of workplace discrimination

Many companies in Florida and across the nation consider it vital to promote equality among employees and keep hostility out of the workplace. Those who are subjected to harmful workplace environments could suffer in a variety of ways, and similar concerns may even pose a threat to company operations. Several women have recently filed a discrimination lawsuit against Nike, claiming that female employees at the company are being subjected to unfair treatment.

Uber falls under investigation for gender discrimination

The industry of technology is constantly growing, and the level of competition among individuals in Florida and elsewhere who are seeking employment in this area can be significant. While some level of competition can be healthy, in some cases, it could also lead to allegations unjust treatment should a person be unfairly denied an opportunity to advance his or her career. Uber has recently become the subject of an investigation for gender discrimination after allegations surfaced claiming unfair levels of compensation.

1 awarded substantial sum in discrimination lawsuit against town

There are many small communities in Florida and elsewhere that have developed long-standing business relationships with certain companies. While changes in ownership could lead a community to feel it necessary to re-evaluate previous arrangements, denying a company business for unjust reasons is never advisable. A man in another state has been awarded $260,000 in a recent discrimination lawsuit after a community stopped using the services of a towing company based on the new owner's ethnicity.

Lawsuit filed against restaurant chain accused of discrimination

Many businesses in Florida and elsewhere place a high priority on how customers view their products and services. Unfortunately in some cases, a company's desire to build a specific image could cause some to experience unfair treatment. A nationwide restaurant chain has reportedly reached a settlement in a recent discrimination lawsuit after numerous individuals claimed they were denied a chance at employment solely based on their age.

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