Category Discrimination

Conducting Workplace Investigations

by Bryan Lane Berson, Esq. Managers should be capable of addressing accusations of employment discrimination and harassment. Prompt, competent investigations and remedial action – where warranted – can preempt a lawsuit or help prove that the organization acted responsibly. Once management has actual or constructive notice, it should investigate. Actual notice occurs when someone informs […]

Mitigating the Risk of Discrimination Lawsuits

by Bryan Lane Berson, Esq.  For many years, the federal and state governments have had legislation with the stated goal of preventing employment discrimination.  They created departments to investigate and prosecute allegations, which can be damaging – even if they are determined to be false.  Regulations against discrimination are complex.  Many are not intuitive.  Employers […]