Federal Employee Wins at U.S. Supreme Court on Age Discrimination Claims

  April 6, 2020—The U.S. Supreme Court today found that federal employers have broader anti-discrimination requirements under the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) than private sector employers.  Therefore, federal workers are entitled to broader protections in employment decisions as they must be “made free from any discrimination based on age.” Under the ADEA,…

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Airbnb Addresses Users’ Concerns of Discrimination

This year, many people took to social media to express frustration with Airbnb, the popular home rental platform.  Many people have felt racially discriminated against in the rental process.  A 2016 study, by professors at Harvard Business School, demonstrated “that requests from guests with distinctively African-American names are roughly 16% less likely to be accepted…

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