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On Monday, three House Republicans and three House Democrats reintroduced the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (POWADA), billed as a bipartisan proposal to strengthen anti-discrimination protections for older workers.

How does POWADA accomplish this?
The Age Discrimination In Employment Act makes it unlawful for an employer “to fail or refuse to hire or to

One of the largest jury verdicts in recent memory for a claim of employment discrimination was a $25.6 million award to a white manager who alleged that her former employer fired her because of her race.
But these wins involving discrimination against the so-called “majority” are few and far between.
Just getting the case

A few months ago, I blogged about a lawsuit in which the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged that an employer denied a deaf job applicant’s accommodation request and terminated his candidacy because verbal communication and hearing were job requirements for the position in a remote setting.
Late last month, that case settled for $150,000.

I’m generally skeptical when I read about lawsuits that individuals accused of discrimination bring against their former employers.
Last night, I read about a doctor who was terminated from his position after his former employer received an anonymous complaint allegedly accusing him of sex discrimination. The doctor (plaintiff) claimed that the defendants investigated the claim