Employment Retaliation Claims Surging

The case can be made that discriminating against an individual in the workplace because of the person's gender, race, religion, and similar characteristics is something of a behavioral aberration that is not a part of human nature—or at least most people would like to think that is the case. But what about the scenario in which a manager takes it out on an employee who has sued or threatened to sue the employer (and maybe the manager, too) for some type of discrimination? Such retaliation may not spring from the most noble of instincts, but it is rooted in common human emotions. Psychological theorizing aside, the fact is that … [Read more...]