Employment Law Clip: Retaliation Claims and Steps Employers Can Take to Avoid Them

Retaliation is now the most common type of discrimination alleged nationally, topping both race and gender. What are retaliation claims and what steps can employers take to reduce their risks? Check out our most recent Employment Law Clip to learn more: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4JK2BdTGUU Please feel free to contact any member of our Employment Law Group with any questions …

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Retaliation Once Again Is the Top Type of Claim Filed with the EEOC

By: Bob Shea The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has released its statistics for fiscal year 2013 and for the fourth straight year charges alleging unlawful retaliation by employers was the leading type of discrimination alleged. Retaliation claims accounted for 41.1% of the charges filed with the EEOC, up three percent from 2012. Retaliation was followed by race discrimination …

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Retaliation Again Is the Top Claim Filed with the EEOC

By: Bob Shea The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has released its statistics for fiscal year 2012 and for the third year in a row charges alleging unlawful retaliation by employers was the leading type of discrimination alleged. Retaliation claims accounted for 38% of the charges filed with the EEOC, up one percent from 2011, …

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Bob Shea to Present on Retaliation Claims Via Webinar

On January 17th MBBP Employment Attorney Bob Shea will be co-presenting a webinar titled "Don't Strike Back: Retaliation Claims on the Rise" through the American Arbitration Association University. This webinar will discuss: The nuances of retaliation claims. What differentiates retaliation claims from typical discrimination claims. How fact-finders – including judges, juries and arbitrators – view retaliation in …

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EEOC Reports Record Number of Discrimination Charges Filed in 2011

By: Bob Shea In a press release issued on January 25, 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) reported that 99,947 discrimination charges were filed in FY 2011 (which ended September 30, 2011), which constitutes an all-time high for discrimination claims filed against employers in the United States. For the second year in a row, …

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