Number 39: Statistics In Discrimination Cases Statistics have been a component of discrimination litigation since Title VII enforcement actions began to catch on.  Normally, statistics arise in a disparate impact discrimination claim – where a facially neutral employment practice falls more harshly on one group of employees than another, and the practice is not justified…

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Number 25: The Rise in Frequency of Retaliation Claims When considering Title VII complaint statistics, it is usually assumed that race discrimination or sexual harassment claims would be the most frequent charge.  Since 2009, however, a different claim became the statistical leader, and has remained at the top ever since.  That claim is retaliation.

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Among the various wage-related legislation Governor Brown signed into law recently is a provision that will allow housekeepers, nannies, caregivers and other domestic workers in private homes to collect overtime pay.  Specifically, A.B. 241, titled the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights, provides that domestic employees will now be eligible for overtime at one and one-half…

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