Jottings By An Employer's Lawyer

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Non-traditional Plaintiff Theme Continues


At the start of 2011, I noted that one of the stories of the year might be that more and more of what I would call non-traditional plaintiffs would be filing discrimination suits. See, 2011 ---- the Year of the Non-minority?

It seems that trend is continuing in 2012, including the following examples:
The last two courtesy of the BNA Daily Labor Report.

One common denominator between these three is that they are all governmental defendants. Public sector employers may be more susceptible to such claims, but all employers ought to be aware.


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