Back in December 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission adopted a Strategic Enforcement Plan that, among other things, identified combating discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals as a top priority.
Florida workplace discrimination claims arise out of many different circumstances and scenarios. Some relate to race discrimination, some relate to sex discrimination and others are caused by age discrimination. At this time in the United States, baby boomers have caused the senior workforce population to grow considerably. As a result, age-related workplace discrimination may become a bigger and bigger problem in years to come.
Five employees of a Daytona Beach restaurant have recently filed a lawsuit against their employer. The WingHouse restaurant, which says that its female waitresses are its main attraction, is facing allegations of sex discrimination and harassment. Among the allegations brought against this Florida restaurant chain are battery, assault, sexual harassment and other claims.
When a Florida job applicant wishes to gain employment, and he or she is discriminated against because of his or her sex, it could be an instance of sex discrimination. Sex discrimination often goes unreported and unnoticed, and sometimes it takes a well-thought out legal strategy to be successful in such a claim before a Florida court. Other times, a monetary settlement that satisfies both parties involved in the litigation can be arranged prior to trial.