WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION 101

WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION 101 Discrimination is defined as “the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people or things, especially on the grounds of age, race, or sex.” So what are the different types of workplace discrimination, and how can the attorneys at Nelson Law Group help you with your case? Age Discrimination Age discrimination is [...]

By | September 18th, 2019|discrimination|0 Comments

BECAUSE SOMETIMES, AGE DOES MATTER

BECAUSE SOMETIMES, AGE DOES MATTERWhat is age discrimination?Age discrimination involves treating someone less favorably due to their age. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) protects workers over the age of 40 from discrimination. The law includes all aspects of age discrimination (firing, hiring, promotions, pay, training, benefits, job assignments, and layoffs).What are some examples [...]

By | August 21st, 2019|discrimination, employment law|0 Comments

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE We often forget that disability discrimination is something that still happens every single day. While the issue of discrimination against people who have disability accommodations appears most frequently in public locations, it can also arise in the workplace. Disability discrimination can even happen here in Knoxville and the East [...]

By | January 15th, 2019|discrimination, employment law|0 Comments

SEX AND GENDER DISCRIMINATION

SEX AND GENDER DISCRIMINATION We often brush off gender discrimination as something that would never happen in 2018. However, sex and gender discrimination is still very prevalent in today’s workplace. 42% of women in the United States have faced some type of gender discrimination on the job. Gender discrimination can even happen here in [...]

By | December 19th, 2018|discrimination, employment law|0 Comments

AGE DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE

AGE DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE We frequently hear the phrase “age is just a number” but oftentimes in the workplace that is not the case. Recently in the news there have been several stories about age discrimination in the workplace. Joel Boone, a Mississippi high school boys basketball coach in his mid-70’s, became a [...]

By | October 25th, 2018|discrimination, employment law|0 Comments

WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION: THE BREAKDOWN

WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATIONThe BreakdownWhat does discrimination in the workplace look like? Every situation is different and is dependent on the type of discrimination. Please review the most common types of workplace discrimination below to become more familiar.Disability Discrimination: This form of discrimination occurs when an employer treats an applicant or employee with a disability unfavorably. Harassment [...]

By | October 1st, 2018|discrimination, employment law, sexual harassment|0 Comments