Discrimination Retaliation Resources

Katz, Marshall and Banks partner Debra Katz and senior counsel Hannah Alejandro published an article in Law360 on August 19, 2016, entitled, "Ailes Scandal Puts Sex Discrimination Issues In Plain View." The article discussed the role of corporate culture in the explosive Gretchen Carlson harassment lawsuit against former Fox...
Katz, Marshall & Banks Of Counsel Carolyn Wheeler published an article in Law360 on December 16, 2015, entitled “Addressing Workplace Discrimination After Terror Attacks.”  Coming in the wake of a number of incidents that have caused and evidenced an increased level of anti-Muslim sentiment in the country, the article lays...
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law designed to allow workers to take leave from their jobs to attend their own serious health conditions or those of immediate family members (child, spouse, or parent), pregnancy complications, the birth or adoption of a child or the placement of a foster child in one’s...
Federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws prohibit workplace discrimination based on an employee’s race, sex, religion, national origin, pregnancy, age, or disability. Employees working in the District of Columbia and other localities are also protected from discrimination based on their sexual orientation, family...
Prior to 1995, the United States Congress and its associated agencies in the legislative branch were exempt from the various civil rights, labor, and workplace safety and health laws that protected employees who worked in the private sector and in the federal government. In 1995, the 104th United States Congress passed the...
On January 29, 2009, President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 (“Act”), superseding the Supreme Court’s decision in Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Inc., 550 U.S. 618 (2007). Ledbetter had required a compensation discrimination charge to be filed within 180 days of an employer’s decision...
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra Katz and associate Abigail Cook-Mack published an article in the Fall 2013 edition of Ms. Magazine entitled "Minority Rules."  The article discussed the case of Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means...
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Avi Kumin and associate Nicole W. Sitaraman published a white paper for the 2011 National Employment Lawyers Association ("NELA") Annual Convention entitled "Religious Accommodation & Discrimination in the Workplace: Common Trends in Cases involving Religious Minorities."  The convention...
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Lisa J. Banks published a continuing legal education white paper entitled “Trends in Disability Litigation Under the ADA Amendments Act of 2008.”  The paper was published on October 26, 2010.  Katz, Marshall & Banks associate Alexis Rickher and law clerk Elysia Baker assisted in the...
Katz, Marshall & Banks partner Debra S. Katz published a continuing legal education white paper entitled “Recent Developments: Sex Discrimination and Family Responsibility Claims.” The paper was presented at an American Law Institute-American Bar Association continuing legal education seminar on March 5, 2009. The full text...