2010 Just the Beginning for ENDA?

Legislative Update: Employment Non-Discrimination Act The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) would create federal protections against workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.  The first version of the bill was introduced in 1994.  The latest version, introduced in June 2009, is currently in committee. The House Education and Labor Committee held a full committee […]

U.S. Supreme Court creates a sea of change in the law of age discrimination

In what has been called a “sea change” in the law of age discrimination, on June 18, 2009, a sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court held in a 5-4 decision that employees bringing disparate treatment claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) must prove that age was the “but-for” cause of the adverse employment […]