Disparate Treatment vs. Disparate Impact Part I There are two theories of liability regarding sexual harassment claims. One is disparate treatment and the other is disparate impact. Disparate treatm
Keeping a Journal Part I Probably the best thing an employee can do with respect to protecting herself while being sexually harassed is to keep a journal of the events. Many times the harassment will
IDHR Fact Finding Conference Part I Once a charge is filed with the Illinois Department of Human Rights ("IDHR"), and the company is served with the charge and responds a client interview will be con
Illinois Department of Human Rights Client Interview Part I After a verified answer is received by the Illinois Department of Human Rights ("IDHR"), the investigator from the IDHR will call and sched
The EEOC recently issued new guidelines on religious discrimination.